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My Baby's Development

A Month by Month Guide

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New Babies

On this page, you can find information about your baby's development and other helpful information about their health and wellness during the first year of life! 

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Click on the topics you would like to learn more about when caring for your baby! 

The First Night Home with Your Baby

The first night you return from the hospital can feel intimidating. Here are some tips that can help make the night go as smoothly as possible!

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Immunizations

When should your baby receive their immunization shots? Below you can find a helpful chart of which shots your child should receive and when. 

Print it out as a reminder for future appointments! 

The period of 

Purple Crying

Healthy babies can cry a lot in their first five months of life. 

The Period of PURPLE crying is a new way to understand this crying. It explains what is normal and what you can expect when your baby cries. 

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Little Girl in Car

Want to learn more about car seat safety? Sign up for a class at Billings Clinic! 

Car Seat Safety

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) now recommends a rear-facing car seat until the age of 2 or until the child reaches the height or weight limits of
the car seat.

Jaundice

Everything you need to know about the causes of jaundice and what to do if your baby shows signs 

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