your baby from 1-12 months (15)

  • your baby from 1-12 months

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  • emotional and social development in the first year

    The first year of a baby's life is an enormously exciting time. Your baby will be developing rapidly and learn something new each day. Whereas a newborn baby is totally dependent on you, a 1-year-old will be on the move, may be able to say a few words.

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  • your baby's first year

    When you’re expecting your baby, people always tell you that their first year goes so fast – and it certainly does! There are so many exciting milestones that time flies because you’re enjoying it so much.

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  • your baby's development at 8 months

    From 8 months your little one will be constantly on the move (and keeping you in tow!). Whether they're crawling, rolling or bottom shuffling across the room, they'll be exploring their territory even more, so you'll need to be on your guard.

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  • your baby's development at 9 months

    Whether they're babbling happily away or cruising around the furniture, there's never a dull moment with a 9-month-old baby around. Here's a small guide on what else to expect at this baby milestone.

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  • your baby's development at 11 months

    Your baby will probably be on the move in some way by 11 months, either crawling, shuffling or cruising and this may be the month your baby says their first word - somewhat annoyingly for mums, 'Dada' is often first.

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  • your baby's development at 12 months

    One busy year has passed since your little one joined the family, and now they’re one year old! When you’re not planning their very first birthday party (and wondering where all the time goes), here’s what to expect from your 12-month-old baby’s development - from copycat actions to energetic playtimes.

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  • your baby's development at 7 months

    Get ready – thanks to their growing control over their limbs this could be the month your baby begins crawling. Watch them go and perhaps they'll give you an adorable wave, as their communication skills are growing too.

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  • your baby's development at 1 month

    Congratulations! Your baby is here at last! Don’t worry if you’re wondering how to care for this brand new human being, all parents find the first year caring for a baby a steep learning curve!

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  • your baby's development at 2 months

    Get ready for some of the best moments of parenthood this month. You can prepare your heart to soar on seeing that first gummy smile, and start to chat with your little one as if you were having a conversation.

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  • your baby's development at 3 months

    Your three-month-old baby is making moves, physically and mentally. Prepare for stronger kicks and the wonder of discovering their hands. Their smiles aren't just reserved for you anymore, as they light up everyone's faces with a grin now.

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  • your baby's development at 4 months

    By four months, your baby will probably be speaking to you in their own language of cute sounds. More regular feeding patterns and longer stretches of sleep might have arrived, helping you all feel that bit more rested and settled.

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  • your baby's development at 5 months

    For many babies, the milestones at five months are all about expression: they're developing emotionally, learning to show and ask for affection and getting more active. Your little one may start raising their arms to be picked up or giving their first adorable cuddle.

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  • your baby's development at 6 months

    Half way through their first year, and your little one is coming on in leaps and bounds. Expect to see that first tooth come through if it hasn't already: it may well be time for solid food too.

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  • your baby's development at 10 months

    Your baby’s character will really be coming into its own now, as they get to know what they like (and what they don’t!). Their gurgles might turn into a first word and they might start to cruise around the house.

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