This is a month by month guide to your Baby's First Year. It covers milestones and development, sleeping, babycare, immunisation reminders, feeding and more.
- Baby's First Year - 1 month old
- Baby's First Year - 2 month old
- Baby's First Year - 3 month old
- Baby's First Year - 4 month old
- Baby's First Year - 5 month old
- Baby's First Year - 6 month old
- Baby's First Year - 7 month old
- Baby's First Year - 8 month old
- Baby's First Year - 9 month old
- Baby's First Year - 10 month old
- Baby's First Year - 11 month old
- Baby's First Year - 12 month old
Need help? Talk to others about any issues with baby on our forums. Discuss anything about life with your baby birth to six months and six to twelve months, chat to other mums about breastfeeding, sleeping, starting solids and allergy and food intolerances.
And it's universal.
Tired of making carrot purée? Take a look at this mum's homemade baby food creations.
There are some everyday things that parents can do to improve gross motor skills and coordination.
My 7-month old baby is a holy terror - it seems like I'm always saying "No" to him, but he just ignores me.
Eight-month-old babies know when they need another's person help – and act accordingly, finds new research examining the way infants develop their early communication skills.
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.
As a parent there are so many milestones to look forward to. That first smile, first word - and, of course, that first step.
Is it normal for babies to turn mean like this? And normal or not, how can we get it to stop?
Watching your child take their first wobbly steps is one of the best parenting highs you'll ever experience. But with that high comes a new reality.
Among the most pesistent myths about infancy is the idea that crawling matters. However there is no scientific study that links not crawling to any negative outcomes. None.