Your baby's physical development should follow fairly predictable patterns. If he is missing developmental milestones, make an appointment with his doctor to rule out rare, but serious, conditions, like mental retardation, autism, or cerebral palsy.
It is always exciting when your infant reaches one of his developmental milestones. But when should your baby sit up, crawl and walk? From baby's first smile to the time when he's a potty trained toddler, here's when to expect every milestone.
Your baby's first months are characterized by development of the senses, particularly touch, sight and sound. So stimulate those hands, eyes and ears with these fun games. Bonus: Your infant's hand eye coordination and motor skills will benefit, too!
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One of your baby's first major milestones will be simply sitting up. It's a small thing for you, but for your sitting infant, the accomplishment is huge! Here's how to help with this stage of baby development.
You put your newborn to sleep on his back, but your baby needs tummy time, too! Lying on his tummy may not feel natural to your infant, but these tummy tips and tricks will make tummy play as fun and comfortable as possible.
One of the most anticipated milestones of being a new parent is your baby's first step. But before he walks, he'll need about 1,000 hours of practice! Here's how to encourage those first baby steps.