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Guide Happy parents


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First steps

advice in category: junior

It’s already the 13th month and your baby hasn’t taken its first steps yet? Don’t worry. This usually happens between months 14 and 18. You can boost your baby’s development by encouraging it to stand up and reach for a toy placed not too high, e.g. on a low armchair.

In the beginning, your baby will try to move from one place to another while leaning against something. Show your joy and satisfaction with your baby’s first successes - it will be an additional incentive to keep trying. With the first steps come the first falls and bruises. Although it’s difficult, try to accept them. Overreacting may make the baby afraid of new challenges. Take care of your baby but don’t do this for it. If your baby falls, try to encourage it to stand up on its own.

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First shoes

You should buy well-fitted shoes as soon as your baby takes its first steps. To make a good choice, visit several shops and pick a few interesting models, and then take your baby with you - don’t buy the shoes without trying them on.

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Baby’s aggression

You’re worried that your baby is starting to act aggressively? You’re wondering what the reason for such a sudden change of its mood and behaviour is and if you’ve made a parental mistake?

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Bye-bye diaper

There is no one good answer to the question of the right moment to get rid of the diaper. Experts’ opinions differ, but it is believed that it should happen no sooner than the 18th month and no later than at the age of 2.

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