Posts in the Babies category are just that. They’re about newborns, infants, and toddlers. These posts cover anything and everything from nerdy outfits, baby gear, how babies develop, learning activities such as books and apps, and more!
What is the difference between a baby, a newborn, an infant, and a toddler? I learned that:
- Babies covers all the subcategories of newborns, infants, and toddlers, or 0 months to 4 years.
- Babies are considered newborns from 0-2 months
- Infants range from 2 months to one year
- Toddlers range from one year to three to four years, depending on who you ask
And of course, beyond that point, they just become kids! Or at least until they are adolescents, pre-teens, teens… Now I need to make a timeline!
Learn about the history of baby bottles and how parents fed their infants in ancient times, medieval ages, the Victorian era, and with vintage baby bottles.
Compare the amazing features and quiet pump of the Spectra S2 vs the Medela PISA's awesome portability. Find out which pump is best for you!
How does the store brand from Costco, one of the biggest wholesale stores, stack up to a hugely popular name brand?
What is the difference between a baby, a newborn, an infant, and a toddler? When does a baby become a toddler? What is the meaning of infant?
Compare brand name Huggies vs Pampers diapers for absorbency, price, design, fit, tendency for diaper rash, sturdiness, and more, with photos.
Things new moms need for themselves are thoughtful gifts like groceries, snacks, meals, babysitting, and cleaning.
Newborns have taste buds and taste different flavors. Babies taste different flavors in milk. Taste buds develop during pregnancy and after birth.
Your baby's eyes and neural circuits continue to develop after birth. This is why your baby will have to develop visual acuity (ability to see detail), tracking, color perception, depth perception, and object recognition. By 6 months, their vision is almost as good as an adult's.
How does a baby's hearing develop? How can you have fun while teaching your baby about sounds? We look at what your baby can hear and when, starting during pregnancy.
The best books for babies under 6 months expose your baby to new words, sing-song stories capture their attention, and black and white or brightly colored pictures with high contrast help their visual development.