Let's Grow Sudbury!

Let's Grow Sudbury!
Let’s Grow Sudbury! Welcome

Let’s Grow Sudbury! Welcome

Because you’ve registered your baby with Best Start, you’ll be receiving an email from your friends at Best Start every time your baby passes an important milestone—once a month for your baby’s first year; then at 15 and 18 months; then when your child is two-, three- four- five- and six- years old.


Let’s Grow Sudbury! Celebrating your month-old infant

Let’s Grow Sudbury! Celebrating your month-old infant

Congratulations on your baby’s first month!  At a month old, most babies will be able to: Focus his or her gaze, Startle at the sound of a loud noise, Calm down when comforted, Suck well on a nipple. Check out this link for more tips on what to look for at this stage in your baby’s life, and what you can be doing to ensure your baby’s growth and development.


Let’s Grow Sudbury! It’s already been two months!

Let’s Grow Sudbury! It’s already been two months!

It’s hard to believe two months have passed since the arrival of your newborn. You and your baby are probably well on your way to developing a routine—sleep, wake, feed, fill diapers, change diapers, repeat.


Let’s Grow Sudbury! Three months and more changes—for baby and mom

Let’s Grow Sudbury! Three months and more changes—for baby and mom

You’re probably seeing changes in your three-month-old with each passing day—more movement, more expression, more engagement with her surroundings.


Let’s Grow Sudbury! At four months, what’s going on in your baby’s mouth?

Let’s Grow Sudbury! At four months, what’s going on in your baby’s mouth?

It won’t be long before pearly whites begin cropping up in your baby’s gummy smile. Babies usually start teething around six months, but it’s not too early to start watching for changes in baby’s mouth.


Let’s Grow Sudbury! Your baby’s five months old, savour the moment

Let’s Grow Sudbury! Your baby’s five months old, savour the moment

It’s been five months since you brought your newborn home. You’re likely well on your way to becoming more at ease with parenting. So, now’s probably a good time to pause, take a deep breath and savour the moment.


Let’s Grow Sudbury! Baby’s six-months old. “Hey Mom, what’s for dinner?”

At six months, a baby’s main source of nutrition should still be breast milk. But, most babies are now ready to try solid foods and to begin exploring new tastes and textures.


Let’s Grow Sudbury! At seven months, your baby’s on the move

Your baby’s on the move. Crawling around and exploring your home. Crawling’s not only a great way to get around—it let’s you see the world from a whole different angle.


Let’s Grow Sudbury! At eight months, it’s time for creative play for you and your baby

At eight months, your baby’s ready for some creative approaches to play. Here are some ideas to get you started


Let’s Grow Sudbury! At nine months, it’s time to help your baby make words out of sounds

Your baby is constantly listening and learning. By talking, reading and singing to your baby, you’re actually helping her turn sounds into words.


 

This content was prepared and reviewed by the City of Greater Sudbury and its partners. However, it should not take the place of advice from your health care provider or other professionals working with you and your child. 

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