How TF Do I…know if my baby is hitting milestones?

The first few years of baby's life come with so many milestones. Here's our best tips on navigating baby milestones.

Also known as: milestones, developmental milestones, “firsts”, a source of anxiety for many parents.

Regularity: Too many to count. It seems like there’s a milestone per day for baby’s first year.

Our advice: 

  • Remember, not all babies hit milestones at the “right” time or in the “right” order. Milestones are meant to be a general road map not the end all be all.
  • Some are critical to baby’s development (but some aren’t). If your baby is struggling with a milestone, consult your pediatrician. 

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