3 Things You Need to Know About Your Baby’s Developmental Milestones
Once you have a baby it seems like all you can think about in your sleep-deprived mental state is about when your baby is going to achieve milestones. When will tummy time result in their first solo roll? When will they start smiling in response to your voice? When will they begin pulling at anything and everything to help themselves stand, really putting your baby-proofing skills to the test?
It's easy, especially as a first-time parent, to get nervous about where your child is on their developmental timeline, and it's even easier to compare them to other children and convince yourself that something may be wrong because they aren't moving as fast as their pint-size friends. To help calm our nerves and give us some insight into the business of milestones, we spoke to Dr. Deena Blanchard, a pediatrician at Premier Pediatrics in New York City.
Read through for the three things you need to know about your baby's developmental milestones.