Learn about behaviors, first friends, language, manners, delays, and more with these developmental touchstones. Our month-by-month guide prepares you every step of the way.
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13 - 18 Months
19 - 24 Months
18 - 24 Months
The American Academy of Pediatrics has identified important milestones for Baby's first month. We've included fun and easy ways to help your newborn reach these key developmental markers, plus helpful information new parents should know.
How you can help set the stage for healthy emotional experiences.
The ability to see, smell, and hear are among your baby's most important learning tools. Find out how her senses develop from conception to her first year--and what you can do to boost them.
Follow your baby's growth and learn about all of the milestones he'll reach in his first year! Plus, you'll find Health and Safety Information and Mom Must-Know Tips for each week.
Follow your toddler's growth and learn about all of the milestones she'll reach after her first year! Plus, you'll find Health and Safety Information and Mom Must-Know Tips for each month.
At this age, your baby is learning as many as nine words a day. Here's how to make the most of your child's new vocabulary.
By 2, children are ready to put their new mastery of motor skills to good use. We outline some activities your little one will love.
During the first year of life, your infant's brain size will double. Study up on these facts so you can foster curiosity in your future student.
Breathe a sigh of relief: It doesn't matter whose baby walks and talks first!