Your Baby Is 22 Weeks Old!
March 2, 2017
Cleaning baby’s teeth?
Staying in touch with friends?
Baby’s understanding of “no”?
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Grabbing and dropping
Blocks are a great toy for her — they’re big enough for her to grab and encourage the thumb-and-forefinger grip that she’ll continue to develop over the coming months. She’s also learning the fun (for her) game of dropping things. Though it might feel as though she’s just trying to torture you, she actually likes hearing the sound objects make when they hit the ground.
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[ tip ] Sit down on the floor, stretch out your legs, and set baby down between them. This lets her use your legs as railings while practicing her newfound agility.
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All medical information reviewed by Dr. Paula Prezioso of Pediatric Associates in New York City
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