What you can expect, month by month

A guide to the first 12 months with your new baby.

What you can expect month to month

What you can expect at 1-2 months

Now that your baby is a month old you will be beginning to get to know her.

What you can expect at 3-4 months

Your baby will have come a long way in the last three months - many parents find that this is a hugely enjoyable time.

What you can expect at 5-6 months

By the time your baby is 5 or 6 months old you’ll have a good understanding of her needs.

What you can expect at 7-8 months

At this stage you and your baby really know each other.

What you can expect at 9-10 months

If your baby is eating less than usual, this is fine as long as she is happy and healthy and continues to grow.

What you can expect at 11-12 months

Your baby has come on an amazing amount in just one year.

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