Was your baby born early? Preemie parents might feel anxious and overwhelmed when their child doesn't develop at the same physical age as their peers. You may be home and the critical weeks passed, but your baby’s early birth can affect the months or even years to come.
New study confirms that babies aged between six and nine months can understand the meaning of common words before they can even speak them!
During the later part of pregnancy, each baby develops her own sleep/wakefulness rhythm. You can get a good idea of what this rhythm is by the baby's activity patterns. Some babies will tend to be fairly quiet during the day -- lulled to sleep by the gentle rocking motion as Mom moves about her daily activities.
With the holidays rapidly approaching, the age old question raises itself along with the clink of glasses -- can I join in the festivities with family and friends by having an alcoholic drink to celebrate. Maybe just one?
The games you play with your baby help her brain to develop just as the food she eats helps her body grow. Need ideas for your now upright and almost mobile little one? Read on!
Happy birthday, baby! That little, snuggly newborn has turned into a totally animated, toddling ball of energy, learning from the world around her! What will she discover this month?
Your eleven-month-old is interested in everything! Increased mobility makes exploration easier. Recognizing more pictures in books makes reading more interesting. What milestones might your little one reach this month?
Your little one seems to be heading on warp speed to his first birthday! New skills, new words, and new moves towards independence all weigh in heavily this month. Check out the milestones!
Nine months is an especially delightful age. Your baby is active, playful, excited about learning, cuddly and affectionate. His gestures, expressions and babbles tell that you are the most important person in his life. What milestones might your little one reach.
Curiosity is the focus this month. In the sake of discovery your little one may empty drawers, unroll paper towels, tear up magazines, unfold laundry. Besides a topsy-turvy house, what else can you expect with an eight-month-old?