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Feeding Your 12+ Month Old Baby

What can you feed your 1 year old baby? What if your toddler is a picky eater? You have questions about baby feeding, we have answers! What can you feed your 1 year old baby? If baby is an independent walker, try introducing the following foods: Beans Ground meat Milk (with pediatrician’s approval) Diced chicken/fish … Continued

Feeding Your 10-12 Month Old Baby

What can you feed a 10-12 month old baby? What are some finger food ideas for baby? You have questions about baby feeding, we have answers! What can you feed your (almost) 1 year old baby? Baby should drink breast milk and/or formula until they are at least 1 year old. If baby is beginning … Continued

Feeding Your 7-9 Month Old Baby

What can a 9 month old eat? How much should a 7 month old eat? What are the best finger foods for a 9 month old? You have questions about baby feeding, we have answers! What can you feed your 7-9 month old baby? Baby should drink breast milk and/or formula until they are at … Continued

Feeding Your 4-6 Month Old Baby

How much should a 4 month old eat? What can babies eat at 6 months? When can you start feeding your baby baby food? You have questions about baby feeding, we have answers! What should baby be fed? Baby should drink breast milk and/or formula until they are at least 1 year old. Feeding baby … Continued

Feeding Your 0-3 Month Old Baby

How much should a 3 month old eat? Should baby have a feeding schedule? What are signs of hunger in a newborn? You have questions about baby feeding, we have answers! What should you feed a 0-3 month old baby? Newborns should only be fed breast milk and/or formula. How often should baby be fed? … Continued

Baby on the Way

Trusted Resources and Helpful Answers for Expecting and New Parents So you’re expecting! Whether it’s your first or your fifth child, when a new baby is born it can leave you asking lots of questions. Have no fear new parents—we have the information you need and the resources you can trust to get your baby … Continued

Games for Your 13 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

Busy Fingers: Baby should be spending time looking at and playing with their fingers and hands. Putting hands or toys in their mouth is typical at this age. Be sure toys are age appropriate and big enough to not cause choking. Helps baby learn hand-eye coordination while exploring their surroundings. Sense of Touch: Baby’s sense of touch … Continued

Games for Your 12 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

Side Chats: Lie baby down and talk to them from the left and right sides. Helps baby turn head in different directions. Tummy Carry & Chat: Hold baby close to you in a tummy-down carry. Slide one hand under the tummy and between their legs when carrying baby tummy-down. Chat while you go: “Up!” (lift them … Continued

Games for Your 11 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

Face Feelings: Grab a stuffed animal and talk to it. Touch its face. Name each part (nose, ears) you touch. Let baby feel the stuffed animal’s face and yours. Name what they touch. Then help them touch their own ears, mouth, etc., while you name each part. Helps baby develop sense of touch. Play Peek-a-Boo: Lay … Continued

Games for Your 10 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

Parent Talkathon: Talking to baby is important! Use a slow, higher than normal pitch, almost a melodic voice to help get and keep baby’s attention. Babies prefer the sound of Moms’ and Dads’ voices. Your baby might even copy your tongue and mouth movements. Helps baby develop listening skills and mouth muscles. Cheesy Smile: Smiling is one … Continued

Games for Your 9 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

Cooing & Gurgling: Talk to baby often. They should be cooing (soft throaty sounds including vowels) and gurgling (low, throaty, wet sounds) back to you by about two months. Helps baby develop first steps to speaking. Switch Swat: Dangle simple objects (rattle or plastic measuring spoons) from a string so baby can swipe at it. … Continued

Games for Your 8 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

Hand Puppet Play: Place a puppet on your hand. Move puppet up and down, while saying baby’s name. See if they can follow the movement. Then move the puppet in a circle. As soon as they are able to follow the movement, try different movements. Helps baby develop vision skills. Gentle Dance: Turn on some of … Continued

Games for Your 7 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

Tap, Tap, Tap: With baby on their back, sing a song. While singing, tap the bottom of their feet in time with the song. Baby will love hearing your voice and the tapping gives them a new sound experience. Helps baby develop listening skills. Hand Claps: Gently clap baby’s hands together to some music. Bring arms … Continued

Games for Your 6 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

Mirrors All Around: Take baby around the house. Share your reflection in each mirror. Point to your eyes, ask if they see them, then ask if they see their eyes, and point them out, “Here are your eyes!” Helps encourage baby to identify themselves and helps with emotional development. Lap Baby: Soothe baby on your lap. … Continued

Baby Development Info From Pathways.org

Check out these resources & more! Baby Development Videos Tummy Time Info 0-3 Month Milestones 7-9 Month Baby Games 5 Ways to Make Going to the Dentist Fun! Sign Up for Baby Games Emails How Baby’s Motor Development Impacts Their Feeding Stay in Touch

Games for Your 5 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

Get on Down: When baby is on tummy, get down on their level. Encourage eye contact. Place a mirror in front of baby, so they see themselves in a new way. Helps baby develop motor skills, prevents flat spots on head. Smiling Faces: Babies love faces. Go through pictures of family and friends or a magazine. … Continued

Games for Your 4 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

Head Lifts: Baby should be starting to lift head a little bit when doing Tummy Time. Get baby to move by dangling a toy to look up at. Helps baby improve neck and head control. Keep a Diary: Track things like baby’s motor milestones, how often they eat, and how many ounces are eaten per day. This … Continued

Games for Your 3 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

Beep Baby: Tap baby in different places and say the name of each body part. Then say “beep” or make another sound after each new body part you touch. They may start watching your hands and anticipating each touch. Helps baby develop their sense of touch and body awareness. Raise to Sit: Place baby on … Continued

Games for Your 2 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

Evolving Mobile: Every couple of weeks add or change the toys hanging from an overhead mobile or play mat to grab baby’s attention. Wiggling the toys can also help baby look at the new toys. When baby is able to sit up, take down the mobile due to safety risks. Helps baby develop vision by … Continued

Games for Your 1 Week Old Baby | 0-3 Month Games

Tummy to Play: Always remember: back to sleep, tummy to play. Baby may not like being on their tummy at first because back and neck muscles are not very strong yet. Make Tummy Time part of baby’s daily routine starting with a few minutes at a time, a few times a day. Helps baby develop … Continued

How Our Milestone Guide Helps Baby

See how this real mom uses Baby’s First Year Milestone Guide to encourage her baby daughter’s development. The Milestone Guide includes milestones for 0-3 months, 4-6 months, 7-9 months, and 10-12 months. Plus, two games to help your baby meet each milestone. With additional tips about Tummy Time and more Baby’s First Year Milestone Guide … Continued

Parents’ Guide to Winter Weather Safety for Baby

When it gets cold outside, it’s important to keep baby safe and warm. Watch this video to see our 6 tips that every parent needs to know to help baby brave the cold. For even more information, check out our blog post on how to Help Baby Brave the Cold with 3 Easy Tips! Want … Continued

My Child’s Mindfulness: Keeping Them Positive and Focused

Why is everyone talking about mindfulness? Mindfulness is quickly becoming a popular activity to help children manage feelings of stress and anxiety. Have you tried it? What is mindfulness? The idea of being mindful is to be present and to focus on where you are and what you’re doing. You and your kiddos can practice … Continued

13-18 Meses Lista de Comprobación de Hitos Comunicación

15 Meses: Usa de 5 a 10 palabras Imita palabras y ácciones simples Combina sonidos y gestos Cumple instrucciones simples de manera consistente Muestra interés en imágenes Puede identificar 1 o 2 partes del cuerpo cuando se nombran Comprende 50 palabras 18 Meses: Responde a preguntas Repite palabras que escuchó en las conversaciones Sigue produciendo … Continued