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Tag Archives: baby week by week

  • 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 3

    Although your baby has probably been able to recognize you since she was just a few days old, now she can actually show it. Most babies begin to show unmistakable signs of recognition when they see their parents. Your baby’s development Research has shown that babies whose parents spent time speaking to them extensively, had the largest vocabularies and highest IQs as they got older. So this stage should be all about interaction with your Continue Reading