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
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It's a pretty genius list that many will relate to.
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One mum's experience after her daughter was diagnosed with IUGR (Intrauterine Growth Restriction).
Research suggest that activity in one generation can impact on the following generation.
The new study found that babies' faces lit up as they spent longer listening to an infant's vowel sounds than to identical noises by a female adult.
It comes naturally to bilingual bubs.
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Lisa Wilkinson has slammed parents who expose their toddler children to technology.
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