Baby Development Directory
Though every child is different, most reach certain developmental milestones by a certain age. So how can you tell the difference between a baby who is just taking his or her time and one who has a true developmental delay? Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage on baby growth and development, what to expect when, and when to be concerned.
Baby Development: Your 8-Month-Old
Learn what baby milestones you can expect from your 8-month-old baby in Month 8 of WebMD's Baby Month by Month Guide.
Baby Development: Your 6-Month-Old
Learn what you can expect from your 6-month-old baby in Month 6 of WebMD's Baby Month by Month Guide.
Baby Development: Your 4-Month Old
Learn what to expect from your four-month-old infant in Month 4 of WebMD's Baby Month-by- Month Guide.
Baby Development: Your 3-month-old
Learn what to expect from your three-month-old infant in Month 3 of WebMD's Baby Month-by-Month Guide.
Does Cooing to Babies Help Them Learn?
How our voices can affect infant development.
What Is Tummy Time and How Does It Help My Baby?
Tummy time helps your baby develop. Use these tips to do it safely and make it fun.
Baby Development Stages: The First Year
Baby development the first year: This guide lets you know what developmental stages to expect and when to expect them, from birth to one year.
Is My Newborn Normal?
To help prepare you for those first hours, days, and weeks of life, here's a head-to-toe guide to newborn health.
Video: Blue-Eyed Babies
Brown is the most common eye color in the world. So why are so many babies born with blue eyes?
Holding and Picking Up Babies
See the correct posture for picking up a baby and holding a baby.
An age-old technique is proving its worth in helping baby sleep.
How Newborns React
Pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton talks about how newborns react to their parents speech and touch.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Baby Milestones: Your Child's First Year of Development
What developmental milestones can you expect to see during baby's first year? Take a tour of first-year "firsts" with WebMD's guide to the most anticipated baby milestones.
Slideshow: Play, Learn, and Grow With Your Baby
Help your baby reach developmental milestones with fun month-by-month playtime tips in this slideshow. Games encourage language skills, coordination, and more.
Slideshow: What to Feed Your Baby in Year 1
Here's your guide to foods for the first year, including cereal and baby food. Plus tips on getting baby started on solid foods.
Slideshow: Toddler Milestones -- Your Child's Second Year of Development
Daily showdowns with a toddler can be rattling, but there are plenty of exhilarating moments in the mix. Preview the highlights of baby’s second year with WebMD’s guide to the most anticipated toddler milestones.
Baby Development: Your 1-Year-Old
Learn about baby milestones in the first 12 months and what to expect from your infant in Month 12 of WebMD’s Baby Month by Month Guide.
Baby Development: Your 9-Month-Old
Learn about baby milestones in the first 12 months and what to expect from your infant in Month 9 of WebMD’s Baby Month by Month Guide.
Baby Development: Your 7-Month-Old
Learn about baby milestones in the first 12 months and what to expect from your infant in Month 7 of WebMD's Baby Month by Month Guide.
Baby Development: Your 10-Month-Old
Learn about baby milestones in the first 12 months and what to expect from your infant in Month 10 of WebMD’s Baby Month by Month Guide.
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