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Your child is developing so fast! He is starting to discover his new world, thanks to your loving care and his rapidly awakening senses. This development happens in key stages, from his newly found curiosity in the first few months to his first words and steps from his 12th month. Take a look at his journey ahead. You and your child have so much to look forward to!
Your child’s first “conversation” with you may be filled with gurgles and babbling, as he reacts to your sounds and facial expressions. But if you were to call out to him from another room, he’ll ignore you.
Your child watches your every expression and tone to connect with you in a conversation. When he’s happy, he’ll be very talkative and when he’s not, he’ll cry.
Help your little one develop his language skills. 'Do not expect to hear any real words just yet. His baby “talk” will be mostly monosyllabic sounds like "maa," "moo," and "baa." Here’s what you can do right now to help develop his language and social skills:
A child's growth rate is very impressive. It is even more spectacular in the first few months after birth. Use these weight and height curves to follow your child's development.
The World Health Organisation recommends exclusive breastfeeding during your child’s first 6 months and continued breastfeeding for as long as possible. As babies grow at different paces, health professionals should advise you on the appropriate time to start on complementary foods.
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