Baby's development

Baby and Mother smiling

Your new baby is finally here - congratulations!

Did you know that from the moment your baby is born, she knows your voice? And from one month old, your baby will start to smile at you! Your baby will change so much in the first few months so read below to find out what to expect in the first 18 weeks.

0-2 weeks old

0-2 weeks old

Here at last! Getting to know this new little person

3-4 weeks old

3-4 weeks old

Find information about sleep, breast feeding and registering your baby in weeks 3 and 4

5-6 weeks old

5-6 weeks old

Read about postnatal checks and healthy eating as well as other information about baby development in weeks 5 and 6

7-8 weeks old

7-8 weeks old

From now, your baby will start to smile at you and everyone else too. Find out what else to expect in weeks 7 and 8

9-10 weeks old

9-10 weeks old

Find advice on soothing your little one when they cry as well as what to expect in weeks 9 and 10

11-12 weeks old

11-12 weeks old

Your little one may start to laugh from now. Find out what else to expect in weeks 11 and 12

13-14 weeks old

13-14 weeks old

Are you eating well? Find out more about organic food as well as information about your baby's development in weeks 13 and 14

15-16 weeks old

15-16 weeks old

Are you thinking about weaning? Read our advice on getting ready for weaning as well as what to expect in weeks 15 and 16

17-18 weeks old

17-18 weeks old

Weaning is usually recommended to start at 6 months, but some babies are ready before this. Read our advice on getting ready for weaning

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