Already on ArticleSlash?

Forgot your password? Sign Up

What to Expect After the First Month With Your Baby


Visitors: 117

So today I have been with my baby for one month and it has been a crazy and hectic month. I am more tired than usual and I think that within the entire month I have probably slept maybe about 2 hours a day and that unfortunately includes weekends too. But it all happens the way its supposed to and I am always happy when I see my child and even though she is sleeping most of the time except for the times when she is keeping me up everything is great.

The other day she finally started trying to lift her head when we had her down on her stomach. It was amazing because it might be the first time she has tried to lift her head to see what's going on around her and it shows that we are nurturing her and that she is developing at a rate that she is supposed to be. She doesn't really like to be on her stomach too often but we usually try to see if she will go for it and when we put her down she tried to lift her head. It was an amazing thing to see.

She also seems to be responding to voices and sounds in general. I would stand behind her and call her name and she would respond by moving around and I can see that she is trying to figure out where that voice is coming from. I don't think she knows who is making that noise or for what reason but she hears something and she tries to search it out and find it. It's quite an amazing thing to see your child develop from someone who didn't have any of these abilities to a child who is actively developing and becoming someone she is meant to be.

Another of these little events that happened to me the other day was actually occurring as I was trying to feed her. I was feeding her and her head was resting on my arm in a way that she could see my face. She stopped eating and just sat there and stared at me. I was wondering if she was ok or just not hungry but then I realized that she was looking at me and she was meaning to do it. It wasn't a sign that she wasn't hungry anymore but she was actually studying me. It was intense and gave me such a thrill to see my child actually recognizing me.

This first month with my baby have been such a blessing and such a torture from lack of sleep but as I see her grow no matter what it is always worth it.

This author lives in Flemington, NJ with her husband and 5 month old daughter and is an expert contributing author for a luxury baby shower favors boutique offering variety of unique baby gifts , baby shower coffee favors, handprint footprint kits and more. This author and Babygiftstation is also dedicated to providing valuable and informative articles on childcare, baby safety tips, pregnancy health, parenting, potty training and more.


Article Source:

Rate this Article: 
Best Time for Baby Showers, Best Place for Baby Shower Party & Baby Shower ..
Rated 4 / 5
based on 5 votes

Related Articles:

Pregnancy Due Date Calendar - Find Out When You Can Expect Your Little Baby

by: Franklin Simanjuntak (August 09, 2008) 
(Home and Family/Pregnancy)

The Month by Month Wellness Guide to a Healthy 2008!

by: Winston Franklin (December 25, 2007) 
(Health and Fitness)

3 Days and 5 Steps to Earn $1000 Per Month, Every Month

by: Murtuza Abbas (August 28, 2007) 
(Internet and Businesses Online/List Building)

How To Write A Novel In A Month - Nano Novel Writing Month

by: Strephon Kaplan-Williams (March 27, 2007) 
(Writing and Speaking)

Baby Cribs and Baby Accessories - Decorating Ideas For The Baby Room or The ..

by: Angie Kim (June 04, 2007) 
(Home and Family)

Digital Signage - What Do You Expect? What Do They Expect?

by: David Little (April 24, 2008) 

Luxury Baby Bedding and Baby Furniture to Match Your Baby's Style

by: Kimberly Green (September 08, 2008) 
(Home and Family/Babies Toddler)

Birth Baby Announcements and Baby Invitations for Announcing Baby

by: Sarah Porter (June 05, 2009) 
(Home and Family/Pregnancy)

Baby Names Suitable For Both Baby Boys and Baby Girls

by: Wyatt Doolittle (March 31, 2008) 
(Home and Family/Babies Toddler)

Best Time for Baby Showers, Best Place for Baby Shower Party & Baby Shower ..

by: Sarah Porter (May 01, 2008) 
(Home and Family/Parties)