10 months old

While early infancy is characterized by social developments (like smiling and laughing) and toddlerhood is marked with an explosion in language, you’re smack dab in the middle of mobility milestones. It’s one of the most exciting developments, for sure, but also one of the most life altering. Once your baby is crawling, cruising and even walking around the house, everything changes. First Aid becomes a necessity, childproofing becomes non-negotiable and, yes, you’re now officially required to have eyes in the back of your head. (You knew it would happen eventually.)

But it’s not just mobility that’s on your mind, especially with issues like separation anxiety, disciplining your little troublemaker and the possible end of breastfeeding in sight.

Baby’s Health + Well-Being

With all of the independence your baby will start to exert – from walking to defying directions – your baby will show that you’re still needed in one heartbreaking way: separation anxiety.

Feeding + Nutrition

There might be more on your mind this month than just which foods to introduce. As your baby gets bigger and his or her needs change, it’s time to start thinking about the big picture:

Oral Care

Whether you’re just starting the teething process or your baby already cut a tooth or five, you most likely have some oral concerns:

Mom’s Health and Well-Being

There’s no denying it; your baby is quickly leaving the baby stage. While your biggest concern used to be sleep deprivation and breastfeeding problems, you now have a different set of challenges on your plate:

Development and Milestones

Although each baby develops at his or her own rate, here’s what you might be able to expect during month 10:

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20 thoughts on “Newborn Care: An introduction to your newborn baby’s health

  1. Maribel Riel says:

    Since its my first baby i want to learn more. Your site is a good help for a first time mom like me. Thanks

  2. pavani says:

    thanks for providing information

  3. nancy inyene bassey says:

    My baby has cough and cattarh.

  4. kamakshi says:

    my baby has cough and cold tele me home medicine

  5. Faith victor says:

    This site is very informative. I appreciate it. Thank

  6. Chitra kohli says:

    thanx

  7. damsel says:

    my baby is 10 month she’s vomiting & her stool is white & watery.is it symptom of teeting?

  8. Eme says:

    am so afraid i could be pregnant four months after birth,though i have not seen my period and my husband came into me today.cos i allowed it. Could i be pregnant?

  9. JJ says:

    Hi i dont knw much bt the stools being white cud b something to do with liver of baby bt only if its like chalk white bt hope its not that id take my lo to docters just to make sure cuz the colour of stool is a big concern and the vomiting ofcause bt hope baby gets better

  10. Mythily says:

    I was just gonna buy a pair of shoes for my 11 months old and lucky that i got to read this. Very helpful, thanks.

  11. bimal says:

    my baby is seven month old but can not sit up now what problem

  12. de dun says:

    My 6 month old is teething,she has cold and cattarh and hasn’t bn feeding well
    Am really worried

  13. madhumita rath says:

    my baby has cough &cold problem plz suggest me how to protect

  14. Tberry says:

    More enlightment on two month old baby.

  15. selamawit says:

    really good guide lines for all first time mom like me. thanks!

  16. My baby 4months and two weeks, he can roll over, pulling up, but he can’t sit without support. He can grab things and try to put in the mouth. He can only smile but not laughing, he blow bubbles a lot, yet he doesn’t recognize her name

  17. carol says:

    am a working lady and i breast feed my baby only at night but he has not yet seated yet he’s now 5 months ,what could be the problem?

  18. miriam says:

    My 4 months old baby is very active. feeds only on breast milk. Could d breast milk be the cause?

  19. jess says:

    Are you bottle or breast feeding?

  20. bhanu says:

    My boy 6month old. my baby has cold and cough not quire.pls tell me home medicine…

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