Your baby is getting stronger every day, building the muscles necessary to crawl, walk, and run. This year is chock-full of exciting milestones and physical development. Learn about your baby's physical development, how to enhance it, and what to expect.
Babies spend so much time on their backs when they are sleeping that it is important to mix it up while Baby is awake in order to increase muscle strength and relieve boredom. Read on to learn the basics of tummy time.
Dr. Alan Greene answers the question, How can I help strengthen my baby's neck?
These simple activities suggested by Jamie Loehr M.D. and Jen Meyers, authors of "Raising Your Child," will both soothe your baby and enhance her physical development.
This baby's unique birthmark serves as an awesome reminder that we should all embrace one another's differences as beautiful.
Encourage your baby to develop with these easy activities that will also encourage him to bond with you.
These fun playtime activities from Jamie Loehr and Jen Meyers, authors of "Raising Your Child" will encourage Baby's physical development.
These simple exercises will help your little one grow up big and strong.
Entertain Baby with these fun and stimulating playtime activities from Jamie Loehr and Jen Meyers, authors of "Raising Your Child."
If your baby is not crawling, cruising, or walking yet, don't panic. Here's why.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) by 9 months, most babies will begin trying to stand on their own. Learn how you can encourage your child?s standing skills with these simple day-to-day activities.
Between naps and nighttime, your baby can spend as many as 15 hours a day on his back. To balance that out, he needs to spend some time lying on his stomach when he's awake. Tummy-time activities promote neck and core strength and make it less likely that he'll develop a flat spot on the back of his head. Follow these suggestions to engage your baby in activity that will help him grow into a strong and healthy toddler.
Here's how your baby learns to get from here to there.
Your baby's vision is constantly developing as he grows. Drastic and rapid changes begin occurring from birth. Know the developmental milestones as your baby's vision develops and what you can do to help accommodate his changing eyesight. This week-by-week, month-by-month guide will help you throughout the process.
Watching your baby gain independence is exciting. A major accomplishments every parent looks forward to is when she can sit on her own. Pediatrician Kurt Heyrman, M.D. says there are ways that you can help Baby gain these large motor skills and help her sit on her own. Here's how.
By now, your little munchkin is ready to sit up and take on the world from a different angle. So at what age do babies sit up? Learn more about when babies reach the sitting milestone and improve their physical development.
From the length of time it takes to adjust to life outside the womb to why she copies your behavior, here are six mind-blowing facts about your baby we bet you didn't know.
Try these massage strokes to calm and connect with you baby.
Is your baby rocking back and forth on her knees? She might be ready to take off, and crawl!
When he was born with a full head of hair, everyone thought he'd eventually lose it. He didn't.
Here's a primer on nine of the most common birth defects: their prevalence, causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Every day is full of new challenges, from taking the stairs to scaling the couch. Don't you wish you could bottle that energy?
From the color of her eyes to the shape of her nose, learn how your cutie's features are formed.
Believe it or not, learning how to shake a rattle is tough work. Here's how to help your baby develop his fine motor skills.