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Your Baby Is 52 Weeks Old!

Happy birthday to baby! It's perfectly normal for parents to feel a mixture of pride at seeing how far you've come and sadness at how quickly your little one has gone from baby to toddler. Enjoy your day together — this is the beginning of an exciting new stage in both of your lives.

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Baby 1.0
In addition to a fab first birthday party, baby needs to fit in a doctor's appointment this month. Your ped will check baby's growth and development, just like previous well-child visits.


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[tip]  Take your car seat to your local National Highway Traffic Safety Administration office to make sure it fits safety standards.

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All medical information reviewed by Dr. Paula Prezioso of Pediatric Associates in New York City

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