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Pregnancy: By the end of the first trimester, 13 weeks, your waist will get bigger and the top of your uterus will be at the top or above your pubic bone, pushing out, giving you a bump. If you are normal weight the bump will be more visible. If overweight, you might not notice this until 16 weeks when the uterus is half way between your public bone and your umbilicus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1-2 months of age: Babies begin "practicing" their smiles with primitive grimaces and smirks in the first month of life. You'll often catch your sweet baby "smiling" in his sleep, which will leave you wanting more. Somewhere b/w 2-3 months you'll notice that your baby is actually smiling "at" you. You smile, he smiles...And so begins the wonderful world of communicating with your baby. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tan baby: Skin color can change during first year, BUT sometimes what you see as darker skin color could be JAUNDICE caused by high levels of bilirubin (common and usually resolves). However, more rarely, darker skin color could indicate a more serious problem called Addison's Disease, where the adrenal glands don't make enough cortisol. High melanin production is a side effect. See your pediatrician ASAP. ...Read more
Apgars: Are the first tests done. It is a scoring system of 10 points at one minute and five minutes to determine distress of the infant. It is based on 2 points each for color, respiratory effort, tone, heart rate, and irritability (response to stimuli). If the score is low at one minute it means sthe baby needs help and the score can go up by 45 minutes. Newborns typically score 8/9 at 1/5 mins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 23 years old an a little over a year ago I had my first child an can not lose the weight, I was 150 lbs pre baby now I am 205! please help.?
My baby is 8mo younger than my neveu. My neveu feel jealous of him and always fight with him. They love each other for the first few min then they fight. My sister and I tried to teach him, chide him but it came worst.
I always protect my son and I'm afra
Siblings : Need more information such as ages and what is a neveu? ...Read more
Change: Babies do change everything. Expect to be happy. Expect to be exhausted. Expect to be emotional. Go with the flow and don't worry. Your job the first few weeks is to adapt to feeding, changing, loving a newborn. Ask for help, accept help. Let others do all the daily things. Your job as a new mom is to take care of you and the baby. Rest when you can. It gets a little easier every day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some do some don't: Many babies with outies or pouties (not in or out) will revert to normal by the time they are standing up and crawling onto furnature.It takes that long for them to develope tone in their abdominal muscles. ...Read more
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