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Baby Milestones

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Despite claims by baby media companies and convinced parents, media-based programs don't actually teach babies to read, according to a team of researchers at NYU.
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Ditching the diapers with elimination communication
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Relax. When it comes to baby development, every child plays by her own rules
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When do babies start talking? Find out with this timeline of baby language development, from birth to 15 months
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When missed developmental milestones really are red flags
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Answers to the 12 most important question about your baby's food, gear, play, and sleep safety
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Your baby's going to throw you some real curveballs. A month-by-month guide to what you're in for
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Snooze on her tummy? Ditch the bumpers? Read on.
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Be Out in the Cold? Play in the Sandbox? Read on.
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Give up her paci? Face front in a car seat? Read on.
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Try a piece of sushi? Drink water? Read on.
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Is your baby on track? From smiling to talking, how to tell if your child's development is right on course by Kimberly Tranell
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Doctors give important safety about your baby's sleeping, eating and playing habits
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Baby's major developmental milestones, including the average age for them to happen, when it's OK they haven't yet, and when it's time to call the doctor to check in
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Whether it's touching themselves "down there" or producing never-ending hiccups, understand your little ones' most peculiar habits.
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From cooing to cruising, we've got it covered in our month-by-month guide to your tot's physical, emotional and intellectual development
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Holding up their head, expressing fears, pointing, and using pacifiers
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How talking with your hands will help your baby's language skills
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Help your baby master a new skill -- arm movement
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Information on television's affect on your baby, and how to introduce it to him in a healthy way
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He's not hungry, hot, or sick. What is it? Tips for calming unhappy babies
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What makes babies anxious and how to ease their fears
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Three cues your baby is developmentally ready to handle solid food
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Stimulate your baby by letting her stare at your eyes, nose and mouth

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