Social Development

Your baby's social and emotional development is amazing to watch. She'll delight you with smiles, coos, and giggles - and frustrate you with screaming and crying. Here you'll learn about your baby's blossoming personality and how to nurture her no matter her social style.

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Science Says Everyone's a Little Bit Racist—Even Babies

New research suggests babies as young as 6 months old show signs of bias against people of different races.
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Baby Milestones: Your Baby's Fifth Month

During the fifth month, your baby is getting much stronger and their vision is fully developed.
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Baby Milestones: Your Baby's Eleventh Month

Your 10-month-old will begin showing a great deal of preference when it comes to the toys and people she likes.
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More Social Development

Signs of a Happy Baby

You probably learned the signs (and sounds) of an unhappy newborn early on. But the signs of happiness can be more mystifying. Baby doesn't even hit the first true happiness milestone, smiling, until after the first month! Here's how to tell if your tyke is feeling fine.
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Birth Order Traits: Your Guide to Sibling Personality Differences

Being the first, middle, youngest, or only child probably influences your behavior. Here's what you need to know about the link between birth order and personality traits.
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Baby Milestones: Your Baby's Sixth Month

Rolling, sitting, and more noises are just a few things to look forward to during the sixth month.