Baby Growth & Development

Your baby gets bigger and stronger every week. Our growth chart tracks his height and weight month-by-month.Here you'll also learn what developmental milestones to expect each month.

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5 Baby Games You Can Play with Your Fingers

No toy handy, no prob! When it comes to captivating your baby, nothing can compete with these songs and games.

How to Make a Baby Laugh

Once your baby lets loose with his first irresistible giggle, you'll do just about anything for a laugh. Check out our age-by-age guide to learn exactly how to tickle his funny bone.

When Do Babies Laugh?

One of the most rewarding aspects of parenting is hearing your baby let out peals of laughter. Here’s when to expect your baby’s first laugh, and how to encourage the important developmental milestone. 

4 Exercises to Help Baby Get Stronger

These simple exercises will help your little one grow up big and strong.

11 Fun Activities for Babies: 6 to 12 months

Help enhance your baby's growth with these development-boosting activities.

Science Proves You Can't Hold Your Baby Too Much

A new study shows that cuddling your baby (early and often!) has huge benefits when it comes to brain development, especially for preemies.

More Baby Growth & Development

Baby Growth Charts: Birth to 36 Months

Track your baby’s height, weight, and head circumference to ensure he’s developing properly.

Milestones at a Glance

Here's an age-by-age guide to your baby's developmental milestones. Remember that these ages are averages --kids each develop at their own rate.

Baby Growth and Development: 4-7 Month Milestones

What should a baby be doing between 4 months and 7 months? With these tips, parents can help their children reach important growth and development milestones.