Baby milestones

Baby is growing by the second and it can be hard to keep track of all the milestones they're hitting. Let's review some baby milestones!

Baby eats from a spoon

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2 weeks old

illustration of mother reading to baby

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baby with mom

Helping baby reach milestones

mom taking pictures of baby

5 times you wish you’d had your camera

A person feeding prepared baby food in a jar.

Let’s talk about prepared baby food

A baby in bath tub.

When can I move baby to the big tub?

A smiling baby.

Smiling and newborns

A newborn baby laying on bed to represent newborn hearing development.

Your newborn’s hearing in the first month

Help! My baby won’t self-feed

When should you switch Baby to a sippy cup?

2 years 6 months

A newborn playing with toys.

When can I start introducing toys?

11 weeks old

9 weeks old

8 weeks old

A person looking into their newborn baby's eyes to represent vision development the first few months after birth.

Your newborn’s vision in the first month

A person holding their crying baby wondering how to get the baby to sleep through the night.

Tips to encourage uninterrupted sleep in your newborn

3 years

2 years 8 months

2 years 7 months

2 years 1 month

When should children dress themselves?

6 reasons why the toddler years are the best years

18 months old

16 months old

2 years 9 months

2 years 11 months

2 years 10 months

2 years 5 months

2 years 4 months

2 years 3 months

Big changes in the coming year

14 months old

Big changes in the second year

When can babies start feeding themselves?

8 months old 

6 similarities between babies and superheroes

6 months old

6 big changes in the first 6 months


6 milestones that might not make the scrapbook

4 months old

Things you know now that you wish you did 4 months ago

A baby asleep

Baby’s first full night of sleep

10 weeks old

Big changes in the third year

Two baby hands touching an outlet that's made safe by a cover. This is to represent baby proofing your house.

12 baby-proofing must-dos

A person looking at their babies teeth wondering what age the rest of them come in.

When will baby’s teeth start coming in?

2 years 2 months

9 months old 

20 months

19 months old

12 weeks old 

17 months old

3 months

Second year milestones

13 months old

Preemie milestones for the first year 

Parents and preemie milestones 

When to start giving responsibilities

When to stop using the high chair

10 months old 

7 months old

11 months old

5 months old

7 weeks old

6 weeks old

5 weeks old

4 weeks old

3 weeks old

1 week old

The first week: bringing baby home

Helping baby wean off the pacifier


When do babies learn to share?


How do I switch my baby from bottle to cup?