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  • Baby Development : Month 13

    Your little bundle of joy has completed one year and you just can’t seem to believe how fast he is growing up. Now that he can safely be called a toddler, you may begin to notice subtle changes in his behavior. Your baby’s development For your 13 month old, you are still the center of his universe and he expects your world to revolve around him too. He is most likely to start attempting to Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Week 1

    It’s a girl! It’s a boy! Yes, the day is finally here but no matter how excited you are about the birth of your baby, don’t be taken aback by your feelings of nervousness and self-doubt as the enormity of parenthood sets in. These feelings are completely normal; you are not going to know everything right away; it’ll come naturally and before you know it, you will have figured it all out. Your baby’s development Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Week 2

    This week is marked by you and your family getting used to this new routine with the baby. You still have a ways to go before you have figured it all out, but at least you know what is in store for the next coming months. Your baby’s development Your baby continues to sleep most of the day during this week, waking up mostly for feedings. However, you might find her waking up more often Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Week 3

    With every passing week, the baby will be much more alert and awake. This is the best time to bond with her, so take advantage of the moments that your baby is awake and taking in her surroundings. Your baby’s development While your baby continues to be startled by sudden loud noises, you may find her sleeping through most of them. These could be anything from your phone ringing or the subjiwaala hollering at you Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Week 4

    At the end of this week, you should prepare for a first month doctor’s visit. Come up with a list of questions that concern you as you may not get another opportunity to have your questions answered for weeks. Your baby’s development A wellness check at the end of the first month is essential for both the mom and the baby. Your baby most likely began to lose weight even before you left the hospital, Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Week 5

    Your baby has officially graduated from being a newborn to an infant. As much as you have yearned for your new baby’s arrival, the sleepless nights, diaper-changing and overall exhaustion can take a tremendous toll on you and dad. With the baby entering the second month, you have survived a crucial time and have made some headway into setting somewhat of a routine. Your baby’s development This week should see your baby smiling more and Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Week 6

    At this joyous time, with the baby reacting to your every little expression, your baby might also get over- stimulated and end up crying for no apparent reason. At these times, giving the baby some alone time on his tummy will help calm her down. Your baby’s development If you are planning on going back to work in a few weeks from now, it is important to get the baby used to a bottle if Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Week 7

    The sound of baby-talk is delightful for anyone; to a mother, it can be music to her ears. Communication with your baby even if it’s just eye-contact and some gibberish is essential for bonding and her development. Your baby’s development Your baby will demand more and more attention as the weeks go by. She may not appreciate being left alone for even a minute after she wakes; but giving in to her every cry will Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Week 8

    With your baby’s two month checkup right around the corner, you may be looking to have many of your questions answered such as, is she putting on enough weight, is the head circumference falling within normal limits and most importantly, how much are those immunization shots going to hurt! Your baby’s development At this stage, your baby may be holding things in her hands. In fact, you may find it impossible to wrestle a rattle Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Month 4

    Even as early as this stage, some babies will attempt to communicate with you by imitating the sounds you make. At this time, it is important to react with praise so that she realizes that what she says makes a difference. Your baby’s development Your baby might react to your taking away a toy by screaming her head off as she begins to understand what is going on around her. Showing her disapproval of your Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Month 5

    With your baby’s new discovered help of her tongue and of all the noises she can make by manipulating it, don’t be surprised to see her spend most of her day delighting in bubble-blowing through her lips. Of course, this stops being as cute when she does it with a mouthful of food! Your baby’s development Most parents wonder about starting solid foods between months 4 and 6. Although there are no strict guidelines as Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Month 6

    Wow, she’s halfway to one! With the baby being able to roll over, sit up, and even reach her hands out to be picked up, before you know it is, she’ll be asking for the keys to your car with her driver’s license in hand! Your baby’s development Your baby’s eyesight is sharp now, so don’t be surprised if she can spot a biscuit crumb from across the room. She may even try using her Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Month 7

    Although your baby may be sitting unsupported for a big part of the day, consider placing pillows around her in case she topples. With crawling right around the corner, you never know what is coming next! Your baby’s development If you have not baby-proofed your home already, there is no time like the present to do it. Just about anything at her eye level becomes fair game for her to try to reach. She will Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Month 8

    This month is mostly about wanting an object and reaching for it. Try and resist the urge to bring the object to your baby as it is this curiosity about the object that propels your child to move. In fact, encourage your baby to get to the object herself. Your baby’s development In order to support your baby’s developing skills, encouraging words often go a long way in overcoming frustrating situations such as getting to Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Month 10

    You may be concerned about your baby’s development if she has not begun to crawl or pull up to standing by now. Many babies are less interested in gross motor activities and more keen on observing and absorbing any information around them. Your baby’s development If your baby is lagging behind by a few gross motor milestones, in all likelihood she will catch up or even decide to shuffle around on her bottom without getting Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Month 11

    Just about every mom heaves a sigh of relief when her baby takes those first steps. If your baby has begun walking already, then get ready for an aerobic workout during her waking hours. If your baby has not begun to walk, enjoy the rest as this will soon change anywhere from this month to the next eight months or so. Your baby’s development It is normal for your baby to begin walking anywhere from Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Month 12

    She’s turning one already?! How did your baby and you get here this quickly?! You suddenly realize that she has a personality of her own and that your patience has never been tested more; having said that; you have never experienced greater joy either. Your baby’s development Your baby’s growing independence as she asserts herself and insists on all your attention may be met with mixed feelings. While her emerging personality should be encouraged, it Continue Reading