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Your Infant

In the first 12 months of life, babies grow very fast. As your baby develops, you will face new and different demands. The loving care you provide now helps your baby learn and develop and lays the foundation for his future. These pages will help guide you through your baby’s changing needs in the first year.

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Your Baby’s First Six Months

  • child development

Learn how your newborn is developing and how to take care of her.

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

  • health and nutrition

Learn about different ways to be successful at breastfeeding.

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Infant Safety

  • safety

Learn about car safety and sleep safety.

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Your Baby from 6-12 Months

  • child development

Learn about teething, sleep patterns and helping your baby learn.

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Starting Solid Food

  • health and nutrition

Learn about adding new foods to your baby’s diet.

Keeping baby safe

Baby Safety (6-12 months)

  • safety

Learn about keeping your baby safe as he starts to crawl and walk.

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Child Care for Babies

  • early learning

Learn how to choose a caregiver for your baby.

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