Newborn development: in a nutshell

Newborns come in all shapes and sizes. When babies are active and feeding well, it probably doesn’t matter if they don’t fit neatly into the growth charts. But you know your baby best. If you’re worried about your baby’s development, see your GP or child and family health nurse.

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Child development: the first five years

The first five years of a child’s life are critical for development. The experiences children have in these years help form the adults they will become. A warm and loving relationship with you is the most important experience for your baby, shaping the way your baby learns and grows.read the full article
 

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