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Bottle Weaning: Another Milestone for Your Baby

The American Academy of Pediatrics has identified important milestones for babies ages 1 month through 3 months. We've included fun and easy ways to help your newborn reach these key developmental markers, plus helpful information new parents should know.

Developmental progression is what is commonly known as growth and learning. Our children enter the world as tiny babies who need help to eat, sleep and feel safe; but as they grow, their skills and abilities develop and these progressions are grouped into four main categories.What are development milestones? Your baby's development moves through stages, and goes from simple to more complex. There are some common developmental milestones but remember that and pace. Common developmental milestones for your baby include: Baby’s brain developmentChildren's brain development is the foundation for the progression of all of these skills. Early experiences create neural pathways that act as platforms for future brain connections and skills, so nurturing relationships are vitally important for brain development, and are what help children to really develop and thrive.As parents, we can help our children's development by engaging them in everyday life – loving and cuddling them, , talking to them, going for walks, feeding them healthy food and giving them opportunities to explore.Find out more about your .

Your Baby's Developmental Milestones | BabyCenter

  • The first two years:
    • 1 month
    • 3 months
    • 7 months
    • Milestones for the first year (broken down into 3, 6 and 12 months)
    • 12 months
    • Second year (broken down into 18 and 24 months)
    • 2 years
    • Hitos del Desarrollo y Crecimiento (Developmental milestones for babies from birth to age two--in Spanish)
    • Indicadores del desarrollo (Developmental milestones for 2 months through 5 years--in Spanish)
    •  Listen:  YourChild podcast interview with UMHS pediatrician Dr. Layla Mohammed about early child development from birth to age two.  Includes discussion about how to get help for your child if they have developmental delay.
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    The American Academy of Pediatrics has identified important milestones for babies ages 1 month through 3 months. We've included fun and easy ways to help your newborn reach these key developmental markers, plus helpful information new parents should know.