7 months old

In the coming months, you’ll see your increasingly mobile baby begin to assert his or her own independence – creeping, crawling, walking, running. While it’s an incredible time of development, it will definitely require a certain amount of preparation and awareness to keep your little one safe and healthy. So just take a deep breath and enjoy the last fleeting moments of your baby’s limited mobility – but also get ready for the excitement to come. Here are some issues you might be concerned about this month:

Baby’s Health + Well-Being

Remember the days when “parenting” meant keeping your newborn fed and dry? As your baby grows, you’ll have more responsibilities in keeping your little one safe and healthy – from making sure the stairs are gated to preventing tooth decay:

Feeding + Nutrition

As you continue to introduce your baby to a variety of new tastes, it’s time to change up the texture as well:

Mom’s Health + Well-Being

We don’t all have a partner to share the grueling minutes of sleep training, the excitement of milestone recording and the tedious daily responsibilities. And while you might have been in survival mode during the beginning newborn stages, you could be starting to feel the weight of going it alone:

Development and Milestones

You have a front row seat to our species’ awe-inspiring development, and instead of just observing and marveling, you have the ability to ignite and foster your baby’s motor, language and social skills:

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19 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:


  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?

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