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Your Baby's Third Month

Your baby is growing like a weed.  He’s outgrown some of his baby clothes already; and, he may not look like your little newborn anymore.  He’s still gaining weight quickly, around 4-7 oz per week, and growing about an inch to an inch and a half per week.  By the end of this month, he should weigh somewhere around 12 to 13 lbs and measure about 23 to 24 inches in l
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New Study on Pacifier Use and Boys

By Justmommies

A new study recently published in Basic and Applied Social Psychology suggests that baby boys may have emotional damage from using pacifiers frequently as babies, Medical News Today reports.
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Sustainable Growth Charts Measure Every Inch In Eco Style

By Inhabitots

We've all heard the saying, "Kids grow up so fast." So cherish every centimeter with a stylish, sustainable growth chart.
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When Should My Baby Start Walking?

Most babies start to walk around 13 months, but your baby may start walking as early as 9 or 10 months or as late as 15 or 16 months. Some babies go from cruising the furniture to walking rather quickly and other babies learn to walk at a little slower pace. The pace at which babies learn to walk will vary from baby to baby.
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Baby Teeth Development: Order of Baby Teeth Eruption

Your baby’s teeth begin forming while your baby is still in the womb, but you probably won’t see your baby’s first tooth until he is about six months. Your baby was born with a full set of primary teeth, also known as baby teeth. Even though you can’t see his baby teeth, they are there waiting to erupt underneath the gums.
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Six Reasons to Read Out Loud to Your Baby

Do babies need books? Newborns can’t follow a plotline, understand character development or even focus on pictures well. Is there a point in reading to your baby? Studies show a resounding ‘Yes’! Just as lullabies offer a soothing connection and comfort for infants, so can the regular habit of reading to your little one. Here are six reasons you should be cracking open the books from day one. Not sponsored content
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How Talking to Your Babies Helps Them Learn

By Alicia Purdey

Did you know that some developmental experts believe that learning language starts in the womb? With the cadence of your voice, it's possible your baby is hearing your accent, inflection, and more while you're pregnant. Once born, language development really takes off and just by spending time talking to your baby, you're helping her learn more every day. Not sponsored content
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How to Nurture Your Child’s Brain Development

The first three to five years of a child’s life are said to be the most crucial in their mental development. The rate of growth in a child’s brain will never be duplicated like it is in these tender, formative years. A parent’s job of nurturing their child’s growth starts at birth.
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Your Baby's Ninth Month

Your baby is inching closer to his first birthday. At nine months the average baby weighs around 19-20 lbs and is about 27 ½ to 28 inches long. If your baby was a little chunkier, he may have slimmed down a little now that he's crawling and more active.
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Your Baby's Eighth Month

At eight months the average baby weighs around 18-19 lbs and is about 27-27 ½ inches long. Some babies grow at a faster pace than others, so don't worry if your baby is bigger or smaller than this. As long as he is gaining weight and growing, there is usually nothing to be concerned about.
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