This is a month by month guide to your baby's first year.
In the beginning, don't worry how stupid you feel - just talk. When a baby is a newborn the content doesn't matter, and language learning has already begun in the womb.
Studies have shown that infants in the first months of life try to avoid dealing with social wrongdoers - for example, sharing less with them and helping them less - and they expect others to, too.
When I do talk to the baby, he ignores me anyway. How important is it to talk to the baby? And if it is important, what should I talk about?
Supporting children's needs and understanding developmental foundations are much more important than when they first walked or talked.
Once I overcame the thrill of my baby meeting a new developmental landmark, I realised the practical implications of living with a crawler were not so sparkly.
I had no idea how my breastfeeding journey would go. My mother couldn't breastfeed and I know plenty of others who were disheartened when it didn't work for them.
The pressure to breastfeed is impacting on the mental health of new mothers, a study suggests.
My daughter Jemima is only a toddler, but she's already experiencing the gender pay gap. Because in the two years since she was born, I've spent more on her than I have on my two sons combined.
Before you become a parent there are many things that would have you cringing and shaking your head in disgust that, post children, you think nothing of.
For Dallas French, things started to go wrong as she prepared a bottle of formula for her baby daughter.
While we are busy juggling the big stuff, it is easy to overlook some of the details - like this nappy knowledge.
Baby boxes given out to to all new mothers have long been credited with saving baby's lives in Finland, now more countries are getting on board with the concept.
When television personality Jessica Rowe was holidaying in Iceland last week she noticed something that caught her eye - babies sleeping in prams outside cafes and restaurants.
Sure it's aimed at a niche demographic, but it's sweet to see babies blissing out at Baby Spa Perth.
If the tooth fairy takes teeth away, it must be something like a goblin who brings them in the first place.
If the thought of taking your baby out on your own makes you a bit nervous, you're completely normal.
Parents are clamouring for a doll that helps send little ones off to sleep by "sounding a bit like Darth Vader".
How often have you been told "Just give your breastfed baby a bottle of formula at bedtime to make him sleep"? But does it work?
The short and long term consequences of controlled crying are under the spotlight with new Australian research suggesting no harm results from the practice.
Baby will sleep soundly in the amazing winter sleep products from Merino Kids.
One Australian company has received the nod of approval for its range of baby sleep products which help to avoid Hip Displasia.
Parents have been warned to strictly follow safe sleeping guidelines when swaddling.
Remember, it's mum and dad who are the boss, not the tiny people!
Since becoming a mum second time around, there are many things I'd forgotten about motherhood and babies.
Like any new mum, Jana Kramer was excited when her baby daughter was ready to make the jump from milk to solid food.
Developmental dysplasia of the hip is a chronic condition which can cause permanent disability if not identified and treated early.
Baby teeth may soon be worth a lot more than the sentimental value they offer nostalgic parents.
What we would give to have another chance to hear your voice, to feel your kiss and to see you grow," wrote the Rees family in Isabella's tribute.
Hospital staff reported the case to social services and the baby's parents have lost the custodial rights to their child.
Baby Jimmy missed all of his milestones but nobody could tell his parents why, or warn them that his condition could be passed to future siblings.
Victoria is again on measles alert after two new cases were confirmed on Saturday, taking to 34 the number of infections recorded in the state this year.
Colourful kids spaces don’t only look great, but can assist in learning and behaviour, too.
These books make a great idea for baby showers, christenings, naming days, and early birthdays too.
Even one-year-olds can be very exploratory, experimental and creative.
Is it responsible parenting, or is this baby being subjected to unnecessary distress? That's the question dividing viewers of a video showing a six-month-old girl fending for herself in a swimming pool after being enticed to fall into the water.
A French dad has captured his 3-month-old daughter, June, in a series that shows her in outfits of different professions in order to show the possibilities ahead of her. The dad, Malo, says that he, his wife and a few friends work quickly to avoid tiring the baby out.
Baby laptops and other talking, flashing toys that promise to improve children's language skills may do the exact opposite.
Every parent knows that a set of keys can be an absolute obsession for babies. Many bunches of keys end up in the hands of precious wee ones, flung to the floor and dropped unceremoniously into the bin.
A safety recall notice has been issued for baby sleeping bags sold nationally by Coles.
It looks like it has been gently hand-dipped into the most luscious green-blue ocean.