From crying to using facial expressions, your baby begins adapting to her new world from Day One. These early exchanges are an important part of her social and emotional development as she grows; skills that will include interacting with others, establishing relationships with family and friends, learning to work with others, and responding to others' feelings.
Ready to move in new ways, your baby gets ready to cruise.
This month, your 8-month old is crawling, cruising, and experimenting with all-new ways to explore the world around her. When your baby is standing, encourage her by holding her favorite toy just out of reach and getting her to “cruise” along the furniture to get it.
Good nutrition is essential for your physical wellbeing. A healthy postpartum diet helps you to take in sufficient nutrients for postpartum recovery and breastfeeding. Practicing good eating habits on a postpartum diet will also aid you in losing the weight gained during pregnancy. Read on for some tips for a healthy and balanced postpartum diet.