Smiling & Laughing

Your little social butterfly is sharing those precious smiles and laughs with the world now. From peek-a-boo to repetition games, we'll teach you how to coax out the giggles.Plus, we'll tell you when you can expect your baby to start laughing.

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Mixed Signals
Your infant may be sending you mixed signals about what's on his mind.
Happy Baby! How Smiles Develop
Over the course of 12 months, your baby's gummy grins will transform into ways of expressing pleasure, communicating with you and developing a sense of humor. Here are those stages in detail.
When Do Babies Smile?
Waiting for your little one to flash a gummy grin? Learn more about your baby's first smile to see what it means for social and emotional development.
19 Ways to Make Baby Smile
Out of creative ideas for play? Try these ideas to keep baby smiling.
Raise a Friendly Baby
There's no doubt about it: Your baby is a born charmer. And there's a lot you can do to help build her social skills.

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