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Baby Week by Week

Congratulations on your new addition! Your beautiful baby will go through so many changes in his or her first year, it is simply amazing. Click on each week below to find valuable information on what to expect, as well as helpful tips. Be sure to check back every week or sign up for automatic weekly updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Week by Week - Baby
My Baby – Week 1

Congratulations! You did it! Those long months of pregnancy are behind you and you’ve welcomed your little one into the world. Even with ...
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My Baby – Week 2

Hello, new moms and dads! You’ve made it through your hospital stay and the trip home, possibly through your first pediatrician visit. ...
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My Baby – Week 3

Congratulations! Your baby is entering his third week of life. He may have slept for most of the first two weeks, but you have probably noticed ...
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My Baby – Week 4

Week four is a lot like week three. Most likely, your little one has her own schedule. When she is hungry she lets you know, when she needs to ...
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My Baby – Week 5

By week five, your baby might be smiling back at you when you engage her in play or give her a smile of your own. Your baby is most likely ...
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My Baby – Week 6

Did you just hear that? By week six, your baby may begin to make sounds other than crying! Infants often begin to make cooing noises during ...
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My Baby – Week 7

It’s week seven! Whether you are returning to work soon, or getting settled in to a routine at home, enjoy the time you have! We have ...
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My Baby – Week 8

Can you believe your baby is almost two months old? Your baby’s brain will grow about five centimeters during the first three months. At this ...
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My Baby – Week 9

Can you believe it has been two whole months since you brought your baby home from the hospital? If you are lucky, it is very possible that you ...
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My Baby – Week 10

Each week, your baby is becoming more and more interactive; smiling, cooing, and giggling may be common now. And, if you put the back of a ...
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My Baby – Week 11

By 11 weeks, your baby may be able to turn her head to look at you when she hears your voice. She may also be able to keep her head steady, and ...
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My Baby – Week 12

Tummy time is becoming more and more fun every week! Your baby could be laughing out loud by week 12, and may even be able to hold some of his ...
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My Baby – Week 13

Your infant is becoming stronger and stronger each week! You have probably noticed that she holds her head up longer during tummy time and may ...
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My Baby – Week 14

Can you believe that your little one has already begun his fourth month of life? He is probably babbling and talking to you with long open vowel ...
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My Baby – Week 15

Can you believe you brought your little one home 15 weeks ago? By now, you have plenty of experience with diaper changes, baths, and feedings. ...
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My Baby – Week 16

A typical trip to the doctor will include weighing and measuring, to help chart your baby’s growth. Most babies have growth spurts at ...
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My Baby – Week 17

This week, your baby is actively interacting with her world. Reaching for people and things is now a fairly common behavior. She may enjoy ...
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My Baby – Week 18

Your baby is becoming stronger and stronger each week. You may even find that, by week 18, your baby can sit up unsupported for some time. If ...
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My Baby – Week 19

Your baby is growing stronger and is sleeping less! In fact, by 19 weeks, your baby may be taking shorter and fewer naps during the day. It’s ...
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My Baby – Week 20

Your child continues to be more and more active each week. This week, you may begin to notice how coordinated your little one has become. You ...
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My Baby – Week 21

Your child continues to be more and more active each week. This week, your little one may be more vocal than ever! As your child learns more ...
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My Baby – Week 22

Each week, your baby’s personality shows more and more. He is probably making his likes and dislikes more apparent, has a favorite toy and ...
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My Baby – Week 23

At this age, your child is probably chatting up a storm, cooing, gurgling, mimicking facial expressions, and putting multiple syllables ...
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My Baby – Week 24

The big development this week is teeth! Can you believe it? If you haven’t seen them already, they should start peeking their way through your ...
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My Baby – Week 25

By week 25, you may see your baby showing interest in becoming mobile. You may see her begin to do things, like move from a seated position to ...
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My Baby – Week 26

Infants at this age continue to bloom in their ability to interact with the world. At this point, your little one might be responding to his ...
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My Baby – Week 27

By 27 weeks, your little one has developed a wide repertoire of skills. She might be able to recognize her name, eat some solid foods, pass ...
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My Baby – Week 28

It may seem like your little one is now getting into anything and everything. Crawling, scooting, rolling… it doesn’t matter how. If he sees ...
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My Baby – Week 29

Every week, your little one may be more and more eager to communicate with strangers. You may see her smiling at people in line at the grocery ...
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My Baby – Week 30

Your 30-week-old is now beginning to understand dimensional space. You may see him try to sort toys and blocks by size. He is probably also ...
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My Baby – Week 31

At this point, your baby might be able to sit without support, bear some weight on her legs, express unhappiness when you take her toys away, ...
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My Baby – Week 32

Can you believe your baby is almost eight months old? Your baby may be able to play peek-a-boo, clap his hands, creep or crawl, and may be able ...
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My Baby – Week 33

At this age, your baby is probably beginning to understand the word no. Don’t be discouraged if she doesn’t always obey; testing ...
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My Baby – Week 34

It’s important to keep in mind that all babies reach milestones in their own time, at their own pace. By week 34, your baby might be able ...
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My Baby – Week 35

Can you believe how many milestones your little one has reached since that first day you brought him home from the hospital? A little over eight ...
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My Baby – Week 36

By now, your infant is probably pretty mobile! He might be able to pull himself up to a standing position from sitting, and also get into a ...
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My Baby – Week 37

At this age, your little one is probably smiling and flirting with everyone he comes into contact with, and is most likely ready for more ...
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My Baby – Week 38

By week 38, your baby may begin to attempt standing on her own, even if just for a few seconds! The practice she has been getting in while ...
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My Baby – Week 39

By week 39, your baby may be able to stand alone without any support (even if only for a moment), drink from a cup, play some simple games like ...
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My Baby – Week 40

As you know, your child is becoming stronger and stronger each week. As each day passes, your little one is becoming more confident in being ...
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My Baby – Week 41

Your house is probably full of the sounds of babbling and baby talk. You might find that your little one likes to experiment with volume. ...
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My Baby – Week 42

During this point of your baby’s life, she is probably able to understand simple commands and she may even be able to point to something ...
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My Baby – Week 43

Is your little one responding to single-step commands? Many babies are able to follow simple commands by week 43, such as, “Give that to ...
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My Baby – Week 44

Can you believe that your little one is almost a year old? Over the past ten months, amazing changes have taken place. Once completely dependent ...
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My Baby – Week 45

This week, your baby continues to assert her independence. Getting your baby to sit still is probably becoming a challenge, especially during ...
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My Baby – Week 46

Your baby continues to learn from the world around her and probably becomes more engaged in interactive games, like pat-a-cake or peek-a-boo, ...
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My Baby – Week 47

It is hard to imagine that the tiny bundle you carried home from the hospital has turned into this noisy, active, ball of energy that you are ...
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My Baby – Week 48

Can you believe your baby’s first birthday is only four weeks away? The past year has been an incredible journey. Not only has your baby ...
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My Baby – Week 49

As your child’s first birthday approaches, you may be amazed at all the things he has learned in a year. Waving hello and goodbye may be ...
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My Baby – Week 50

It is just two weeks away from your baby’s first birthday! You may find that her vocabulary is growing every day. If your baby isn’t ...
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My Baby – Week 51

Your baby’s first birthday is next week! You are probably busy preparing, but remember, keep it simple! Try to plan the party during hours ...
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My Baby – Week 52

Congratulations! It’s your baby’s first birthday! Can you believe that an entire year has passed since the birth of your child? And ...
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