Milestones During The First 2 Years

2021-03-12T16:38:58+00:00Baby's First Year, Toddler|

Milestones During The First 2 Years Long before your baby utters her first word, she has already started communicating with you, using smiles, looks, movements, and sounds. Children develop at different rates, but they usually are able to do certain things at certain ages. Following are general developmental milestones. Keep in mind that [...]

Starting Solid Foods

2021-03-12T16:39:30+00:00Baby's First Year|

Starting Solid Foods Rice, oatmeal, or barley? What infant cereal or other food will be on the menu for your baby's first solid meal? Have you set a date? At this point, you may have a plan or are confused because you have received too much advice from family and friends with different [...]

Well Child Care at 2 Weeks

2021-03-12T16:40:00+00:00Baby's First Year|

Well Child Care at 2 Weeks Feeding Your baby is growing! At this age, a baby only needs breast milk or infant formula. Breast-fed babies should usually feed about 10 minutes at each breast during each feeding. Breast- fed babies may want to nurse as often as every 2 hours. Most babies take [...]

Newborn Normal Development

2021-03-12T16:40:23+00:00Baby's First Year|

Newborn Normal Development Here’s what you might see your baby doing between the ages of 0 and 2 weeks old. Reflexes • Reflexive actions: crying, grasping, yawning, swallowing, sucking, blinking, coughing, gagging, and sneezing. • Grasps whatever is placed in hand. • Sucks whatever is placed in mouth. • Is startled by sudden [...]

AAP Schedule of Well-Child Care Visits

2021-03-12T16:43:42+00:00Baby's First Year, Kids, Preschoolers, Teenagers, Toddler, Well Child Visits|

AAP Schedule of Well-Child Care Visits Parents know who they should go to when their child is sick. But pediatrician visits are just as important for healthy children. The Bright Futures/American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) developed a set of comprehensive health guidelines for well-child care, known as the "periodicity schedule." It is a schedule of screenings and assessments recommended at [...]