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 months ago, your baby spent most of the day sleeping; and now, getting him down for a nap, or for the night, might be a challenge. During his waking hours, his likes and dislikes are becoming clearer each day. As his personality continues to develop, so will his expressions of independence. For example, by week 35, you baby may understand the word “No” when you say it, but he may not always listen.

By week 35, your baby has also probably figured out how to get into anything and everything. Even though she is still a few months away from walking, she might already be crawling, butt scooting, and maybe even climbing her way into trouble. It is even possible that your baby might begin to try cruising (walking around, holding onto furniture for support). You may want to revisit your child-safety checklist, and continually make sure that friends and family are helping to keep your house baby safe whenever they visit. Make sure they are keeping purses and bags off the floor and out of baby's reach, never leaving hot drinks or plates of food unattended, placing utensils in safe places when they are done eating, and generally keeping the room free from clutter.

How babies learn language

Though there are still debates in the process of language acquisition, it is clear that long before your child speaks her first deliberate words, she will be developing her linguistic skills. The first step in acquiring language is understanding what people are saying. In other words, comprehension will come long before speech itself. At first, it all must sound like a jumble of sounds; but as the months pass, she learns to separate out discrete sounds. By six months of age, you probably noticed that she was able to understand individual words, and the best example of that is her name. This word recognition progresses to people and things that are verbally referenced most often, like mama, or dada, or siblings' names. After simple word recognition, she will begin to respond to simple commands that you have rehearsed with her most often, like “Wave bye-bye,” “Give kisses,” or “Show me a smile.”

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My Baby – Week 35

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  1. Judith says:

    I love watching my little girl grow! Today she took 3 steps forward! She waves goodbye when I leave for work. She’s more interested in standing than sitting or crawling though she does both very well. Am eager to see her take more steps! She does something new each day!

  2. she just started crawling on all fours yesterday and clapping her hands 2 days ago i love it and she is close to waving hi i dont say bye bye she is also showing jealousy towards the middle child playing with daddy around the same time she is its too funny oh and favorite song is Alicia keys girl on FIRE lol cracks me up she dances back and forth and smiles the whole time its on 🙂 im done lol

  3. Kevryn says:

    My little one isnt crawling yet and he just isnt interested in it but he loves to stand

  4. I love watching how my little one is growing and getting her own personality. She is growing so fast. She walks along the furniture like a pro. I’m wondering if she will walk as soon as my sons did. They walked at 9 and 9 and 1/2 months. But it doesn’t matter if she doesn’t make it as soon as they did. Every baby is different. I loved watching them grow just as much as this one, and the next will be just as joyful.

  5. lawmaria says:

    thanks for the info.

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