It’s inherently unfair, but all too common. Just when you’re finally getting the hang of a somewhat reasonable breastfeeding schedule, your newborn suddenly changes course and begins eating every hour. And even when he’s done, he still acts like he’s ready to hit the drive-through at McDonald’s, making you wonder if your baby’s getting enough milk .
Main Category: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Also Included In: Pediatrics / Children's Health Article Date: 01 May 2011 - 2:00 PDT
Babies grow astonishingly fast.
One of the many rewards of being a parent is witnessing your child grow and mature. During the first year of life, your child will grow in weight and length more quickly than any other period in his lifetime. While the specific areas of growth may be unpredictable, the timing of early growth spurts, according to most pediatricians, follows a predictable course.