Development Problems

Do you suspect your baby might have some developmental delays?Here you'll learn what to watch for, when to bring your pediatrician into the conversation, and more.

Baby Physical Growth: Delayed Crawling

If your baby is not crawling, cruising, or walking yet, don't panic. Here's why.

Baby Physical Growth: Delayed Development

Dr. Allan Greene answers the question,Why isn't my son sitting up on his own or crawling yet?

Baby Physical Growth: Slow Weight Gain

Dr. Allan Greene answers the question, Why aren't my twins gaining weight faster?

Understanding Developmental Delays

There's a lot to know about your child's development. Here, our experts define what a developmental delay is, and explain what parents can do to help.

"My Baby Isn't Rolling Over Yet"

One mom asks for expert advice on why her baby is not yet rolling over.

Why Isn't My Child Reaching His Milestones?

Is your child the last kid on the block to develop motor skills, learn to talk, and achieve other milestones? Stop worrying. Chances are, he's just taking his own sweet time.

Grow Baby Grow

Growth spurts often get the blame for a whole host of puzzling behaviors, from stepped-up feedings to sleep disruptions and sudden fussiness. But are they really the culprit? Or is there something else causing your baby's shift in schedule? Read on to find out what could be caused by a baby growth spurt.

Speech Delays: When to Worry

While it's true every child develops on her own timeline, delays in specific milestones such as talking can leave many parents wondering, "Is my child on schedule?" Here are some answers to your baby-development questions.

Is Your Baby Growing Normally?

Pounds and inches obsess parents of babies. Here, pediatricians give the facts on growth during the first year.

How Does Your Baby Grow?

Is your infant small for his age -- or topping the growth charts? Here's what all those measurements mean.

Walk This Way: Understanding Baby's Walking Style

Your baby is ready to walk, but don't be surprised if she takes a while to hit her stride. Toddlers -- and even bigger kids -- often have issues like bowlegs, pigeon toes, or tiptoe walking. Here's what to look out for as your baby learns to walk, and when to worry.

The Truth About Flat-Head Syndrome

Could your baby develop plagiocephaly? One expert discusses this skull deformity.

Milestones: Red Flags to Watch at 5 to 7 Months

Each baby grows at a different speed but generally at 5 to 7 months, you can expect to see your baby rolling over and sitting. Consult a doctor if you are concerned or notice any loss of skills.

Milestones: Red Flags to Watch For From Birth to 4 Months

New babies are constantly learning and growing--but each newborn will progress at a different speed. Talk to your doctor if you notice any of these developmental red flags.

Speech Development Warning Signs

Are you worried that your child's speech development is not progressing? Here are four signs that you should talk to your pediatrician.

Study: Newborns, Especially Preemies, Experience Too Much Pain

Pain that newborns experience from routine medical procedures can be significant, especially in premature infants, a new AAP study finds.

Is Your Baby A Late Bloomer?

The range of when children take their first steps and utter their first words is huge -- and the number of late bloomers is greater than you might think.

Do Fat Babies Make Fat Adults?

Most babies are a bit chubby. But if your little one's weight is increasing faster than her height, should you be concerned?

Q&A: Is This My "Bloody Show"?

Find out what your "bloody show" might look like.

Understanding My Daughter's Dwarfism

The Dedmans knew their baby girl would be different from other kids, but they didn't know how much she would inspire them.

Caring for Your Baby's Feet

A complete guide to taking care of baby's growing feet.

How to Prevent Plagiocephaly and Torticollis in Your Infant

Parents can help their babies to develop neck and shoulder muscles.

Could Your Child Have Tongue-Tie (Ankyloglossia)?

Find out how to tell, and what can be done about it.

Your Late Bloomer

Is your child not walking or talking on schedule? Don't worry.

Is It Autism? First Signs & Important Treatments

Learn more about the very first signs of autism, how it's being treated and why early interventention is crucial to helping the development of your little one.