Your baby is probably starting to be more awake and has come a long way from being completely new. New abilities and 1-month-old baby development milestones!
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 he will 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.
The newborn baby; so tiny and still so able. Learn about newborn baby development milestones to expect, how to play with your newborn and what toys to buy.
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!
When do babies start talking? This question is answered here, along with tips on how to teach your baby to talk. Simple ways to stimulate your baby's language development.
The social little 11-month-old will enjoy his meals with the rest of his family. He or she is probably "talking" too! Check our Baby Development Guide!
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!
If your baby screams when dad holds him or her, you will find tips here on how to help baby and dad bond and on how to deal with the hurt emotions.
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.
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.
My baby when in her walker, bends her toes down so her toes touch the bottom of her foot to walk. Have you heard of any baby walking with curled toes like this?
What to do when my baby hates tummy time? Here are tips to make the tummy time much more endurable - even fun!
Babies start walking when between 8 and 20 months old. Participate in our baby walking poll and learn when other babies learned to walk too!