An 8-month-old baby is lots of fun! Talking, laughing, and training hard to stand up and move around. Check our Baby Development Guide!
From Helpless To Helpful in Just One Year!
What if adult development was even near the speed of baby development? We would probably be completely burned out!
Babies follow a quite predictable line of development milestones during their first year. First they just sleep, then become a bit more awake, starts to smile, then talk etc.
It is fun to know what to look for and what you can do to encourage your baby.
But don't become competitive! Babies are different. If your baby rolls over early or late compared to the average says absolutely nothing about the prospects of him becoming a doctor or a rock star or a happy person for that matter…
Our oldest son didn't walk until he was 20 months old. That is considered quite late by any time table. Was it a problem? No! Was he abnormal? No! He just liked crawling, I suppose!
Most kids are completely normal, whether they are early or late compared to the statistical development milestones.
Of course, if you are worried that something might be wrong with your baby, promptly talk to a pediatrician!
A newborn baby doesn't need all that much stimulation. But the older your baby gets, the more interested will he become in his surroundings and in playing.
As a parent, if you are the one responsible for taking care of the baby all day long, it can become quite tedious to try to entertain the little one unless you know what to do.
Knowing a bit about baby development and what the baby might be interested in at different stages help.
Below you can learn about your baby's development month by month, answer in our baby development polls and find tips on how to play to encourage your baby at different stages.
A 7-month-old baby may actually start testing you! Why? He or she knows how endless your love is and dares to challenge your rules. A good thing!
Baba, dada - a 6-month-old baby is talkative! Who's that funny guy in the mirror that I love talking to? Check our Baby Development Guide!
A 5-month-old baby is curious! The world is so exciting! Learn what to expect on development milestones, and how to activate your 5-month-old baby!
A 4-month-old baby loves laughing and playing, even on his own. He is also slowly gaining control over his body. Check this 4-month-old baby development guide and tips!
A 3-month-old baby loves meeting people, but loves mom and dad even more! Read and watch videos about milestones, games to play and toys to offer.
What do you know about your baby's brain? How a baby learns new words? How logical babies are? Find great TED Talks about babies and their development.
A 2-month-old baby is starting to become a social little person. People are fun! Here's a baby development guide, including milestones, games to play, toys.