The best way to teach is by example. I'd usually take my toddler's hand and use it to gently stroke the babies arm and say "gentle" in a soothing voice. Just keep an eye on them and they usually get the idea eventually. :-)
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My 1st daughter was going to be turning one 3 weeks after my newborn was born. When I was pregnant I would take her hand and gently rub my stomach while saying "be gentle". When my newborn was born I did the same thing except I rubbed her hand on the baby's leg.They are now 17 months and 5.5 months old and my big girl walks up to my 5.5 month old and rubs her leg in the same spot lol. But since they are still so little you have to keep the newborn in a spot where the toddler cannot reach her. He will still have moments where he gets curious so if you are not watching do not leave her in his reach. If you are watching and he walks over to her just keep reinforcing "be gentle". I thought it would be hard but my daughter did great. Good luck and congrats on the newborn!
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