Every baby grows and develops at their own pace, usually through similar stages. Understanding your baby’s development as they grow will help you gain a great deal of enjoyment and help to keep them safe.
The sections below are designed to provide you with information and advice on development, potential injury hazards and relevant links and resources that you may find useful at different ages and stages of your baby and toddlers growth.
Congratulations, you are expecting a baby! You will have a lot of information to take in and a lot of decisions to make. Some of the most important decisions will be purchasing the nursery furniture and equipment you will need – items such as a child car restraint, cot and pram.
Some resources and links that you may find useful to help you in your decision making and preparation for the arrival of your baby include: