Your Baby Is 39 Weeks Old!
March 2, 2017
Baby’s cutting back
As baby nears her first birthday, she may start to show disinterest in regular activities like napping and nursing. It’s fine to follow baby’s cues — a nap a day may be all she really needs at this point, and it’s safe to replace some breastfeedings with solids.
[ tip ] Help soothe separation and stranger anxiety by giving baby time to get comfortable around new people before actually letting them hold her. It’s easier for her to warm up to new people once they’ve smiled at her, talked to her, and simply been nearby for a little while.
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All medical information reviewed by Dr. Paula Prezioso of Pediatric Associates in New York City