Your baby’s feelings of discomfort might depend on whether her digestive system is okay. That said, infant stool varies from baby to baby, day to day. Stool can be yellow, green, or brown, with consistency from applesauce to play dough, and still be considered normal. We can help you recognize the symptoms of diarrhea and constipation, and learn how you can help her feel better.
He’s more curious, yet more cautious.
Definitely growing strong. Possibly growing wary.
By the end of this month, your 5-month-old will probably be able to sit up with some support, and be able to pass toys from one hand to another. And, depending on how often your friends and family visit you, he might start displaying a wariness of strangers.
For first-time parents, bringing your baby home from the hospital is a significant milestone as it will mark the start to your parenting journey. However, adjusting to a new family member at home may be challenging. There are new routines to learn, such as figuring out an optimal sleep schedule, understanding what your baby needs through unclear body language, establishing your baby’s feeding times, and sacrificing personal time in order to care for your new bundle of joy. Even so, the stress and emotional lows you may feel is normal to many new mothers. Here are some things you can do to prepare yourself, and those around you, when your newborn arrives home.