Baby Milestones & Behavior

Learn how your baby's behavior changes each month during the first year, ways to connect with her, how to redirect bad behavior, and how to reward her when things go right.

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5 Major Ways Babies Change When They Become Toddlers and How to Prepare
Starting at 12 months, your baby is officially considered a toddler. And ready or not, things are going to change after that epic first-birthday cake smash. Here’s how.
13 Signs Your Baby Loves You
How do you know your baby loves you back? Here are a few sweet and surprising ways they show it, from those first few weeks through the toddler years.
6 Weird Things Babies Do and Why
Whether it's touching themselves "down there" or producing never-ending fake coughs, understand your little ones' most peculiar habits.
When Do Babies Point? The Importance of Pointing Skills
Pointing is an important physical milestone for babies. Find out when your little one will develop this fine motor skill.
High Needs Baby or a Fussy Newborn? Here's How to Know
Does your baby seem more high maintenance that others her age? Although the term "high needs baby" isn't a medical diagnosis, find out if she fits the description and how to cope.

More Baby Milestones & Behavior

Science Says Babies Sync Their Babbling and Pointing Earlier Than We Thought
A new study looks at how and when babies develop the ability to coordinate their speech and gestures, and the results are a bit surprising.
Why You Shouldn’t Obsess About Milestones
When your child starts walking or using the potty doesn’t matter as much as you may think it does.

Baby Milestones: Your Baby's Fifth Month

During the fifth month, your baby is getting much stronger and their vision is fully developed.