Newborn Development

Newborn Development answers your questions about the milestones and signs to look for in the early stages of your baby's life.


Learn about the various physical, cognitive, emotional and social developmental changes and milestones to be expected during the first year of life.

You don't need a big budget or a fancy catalog for designer toys to provide your baby with fun tools for cognitive and physical development. But which toys are the best?

Parents, politicians and some researchers have touted the notion that listening to classical music can boost the mind, and maybe even test scores. But not everyone agrees.

Remember that all children are different, but here's a quick rundown of the typical sequence of events that you should expect from your newborn.

If your baby is awake but not paying much attention to you, you can help him become more alert. Find out how you can alert your newborn with the advice and tips in this article.

Do you want to learn more about a baby's sleep patterns and types of awareness? Learn about the types of newborn awareness here.

Studies have shown that through signing, babies can actually talk to you before they develop verbal communication capabilities. Learn about the benefits of teaching your baby sign language.

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