Using the thumb and forefinger to pick up things like peas or Cheerios—aka the pincer grasp—is a tiny, yet mighty, movement. For early childhood experts, the pincer grasp marks a momentous developmental milestone.
By week 17, Baby is able to discern items placed horizontally from those placed vertically, plus identify images with two things in them versus those with three. Learn more, plus what "habituation" and "dishabituation" have to do with these new skills.
A baby's smile equals happy parents, or so says a study in the journal Pediatrics. The study supports what parents have always known instinctively—that the smiling face of their baby brightens any day. But it may be even more than just the result of seein
Your infant's first year is filled with exciting mobility milestones: You'll watch her transform from a stationary bundle into a squirmy, catch-me-if-you-can toddler. Learn more about your baby's motor development in her first 12 months.
By the time your child plows into her first birthday cake, you'll be an expert at making her laugh. From the first days at home to the brink of toddlerhood, here are tips for finding fun at each step along the way.
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