Baby's firsts: what to expect and how to remember
Your baby's first times
First smile, first tooth, first steps... life with a baby is punctuated by many first times. To help you cherish these precious moments, we've put together a series of milestone cards. Let's take a look at all the first times that await you and your baby.
From 1 or 2 months: first smiles and laughter
Here's a first that promises plenty of excitement: smiles and laughter! From as early as 1 or 2 months, your little one will imitate you when he sees you smile. It's a moving stage, synonymous with learning for your baby who imitates you. This mirror reflex will lead to real smiles. What about laughter? Laughter appears around 4 months of age.
From 3 months: baby sleeps through the night
It's common to hear that babies sleep through the night around 3ᵉ or 4ᵉ months. Well, that's the theory... If your child isn't turning the dial yet, don't panic, it's normal. In fact, a full night's sleep for a baby is equivalent to 5 hours of sleep. Want to know more? We explain how babies sleep in this article. In any case, you're going to enjoy your first night, and keep your fingers crossed that it's the first of many.
From 6 months: the first tooth
The first tooth, or rather the first two bottom teeth - they usually grow together - also marks a milestone for parents who are watching their baby grow (too) fast. And we're not even talking about the first tooth to fall out!
From 6 months: the first compote
As your baby grows, it's time to start diversifying his diet. Bottles of milk will soon give way to more solid foods. As you lovingly buy your carrots, apples (or compote) ready for processing, you can already imagine your baby discovering these new tastes!
Between 6 and 12 months: the first "daddy" or "mummy
The first sounds appear between 6 and 8 months. Babbling is an important stage in learning phonemes. Help him develop his language by talking or singing to him. Who hasn't trained their baby to repeat Mummy or Daddy? So when you finally hear him say those magic words, what a joy!
From 6-7 months: baby sits up
Can your baby sit up on his own? What a milestone! It's time to put him in his highchair for meals and family time.
Between 10 and 18 months: first steps
It all starts with attempts... hesitant, clumsy steps, little falls, encouragement and laughter. Then comes the big surprise when your baby takes his first steps. An intense emotion synonymous with... tidying up the house!
12 months: first anniversary
Your baby may not be fully aware of this event, but organizing his or her first birthday is an opportunity to celebrate your family! Remember, a year ago, you were in the process of giving birth to him (small tear flowing). So get out the balloons, the pointy little hats and celebrate how far you've come. Turn your gaze to the future, and all the new things to come.
Cards - steps to immortalize your memories
To mark these first times, we've created a series of milestone cards for babies. Discover 24 original cards that will help you commemorate your baby's life, from birth to first birthday. An ideal way to immortalize memories and celebrate the milestones of your baby's first year.
The Charlie Crane team
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