The First Six Months
What can be said for the miracle of life? Recently, you gave birth to a most precious, precious child: your very own baby! He grew inside of you these nine months and at last, the day came that you delivered him. Then he was placed in your arms and you were overcome by awe, joy, and maybe even... (click here to read more)
Your newborn is already a one month old! She is still completely dependent upon you. Hopefully, she is becoming a little bit more predictable to you as the both of you are getting into some sort of rhythm of feeding, sleeping, and spending time together. Perhaps your baby is beginning to smile and coo, particularly when... (click here to read more)
At two months, your little one communicates mostly through crying to give you the heads up that something is wrong (which by now you are probably getting the hang of knowing what the problem is: needing a diaper change, milk, to be held, etc). But crying is not all she does... (click here to read more)
Your baby officially becomes an infant at three-months-old (that means she's no longer considered a "newborn"). The "fourth trimester" is now behind and your little one is putting on chubbier cheeks and a growing personality! She is now more interested in her mobile and other toys. She is also able to... (click here to read more)
Your baby's weight is probably double the birth weight by now. He may be doing new things too, such as rolling from belly to back (which is a bit easier to do than back to belly, but that's coming!). Your little guy is using his hands more too, with the ability to shake a rattle, grab for a toy, your hair (and watch out: your earrings!), or anything else interesting to him. When babies reach for things, they often... (click here to read more)
This month is a good bit of transitions for your baby. He may make his first attempts at "speech", possibly babbling away with babbling that might sound like real words! Don't get too excited, though: babies this age haven't given meaning to their "words" yet. So, if you hear... (click here to read more)
By six months old, baby has typically gained a lot of strength in her back, neck, and limbs. Watch and see how she is changing. She may be able to pass a toy from hand to hand, hold her head up extra well during "tummy time" and sitting-up-in-someone's-lap-time, rotate from her belly using her arms to spin herself around and look at the different toys around her, and even throw... (click here to read more)
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