Giving baby some space
Books are very good for baby, so experiment with different ones. Bright colors, interactive features, and durability (baby likes to pull, grab, and bite) are all qualities to look for when shopping or borrowing. It's okay to allow baby to explore around the house without you hovering; just check in and call his name every few minutes to make sure he's not getting into trouble. This way, he'll feel secure and independent.
[tip] Make sure that whole milk dairy products (yogurt and cheeses) are part of baby's diet until he's two years old.
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All medical information reviewed by Dr. Paula Prezioso of Pediatric Associates in New York City