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New Haven, CT
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Cheshire, CT
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Parental Worries:  Month 1 through 24

Parental Worries nbspMonth 1 through 24
Topics of common interest for each month

Month 1 Worry: Is It OK to Let My Baby Cry?
In Baby's first month, there may be a lot of wailing! Our pediatrician ...
Month 2 Worry: Are All These Vaccines Safe for My Baby?
Lots of shots are in store for your two-month-old! Our pediatrician ...
Month 3 Worry: What to Do about Infant Cold Symptoms
By her third month, your baby may be experiencing her first cold. Our ...
Month 4 Worry: When Is It OK to Give Baby Water or a Sippy Cup?
Can you believe that by his fourth month, your child is ready for sippy ...
Month 5 Worry: How & When to Start Solid Feedings
Is it time to vary your five-month-old's diet? Our pediatrician explains ...
Month 6 Worry: How Tall Will My Child Be?
As your baby hits the 6-month mark, your curiosity may pique about how ...
Month 7 Worry: Should I Give My Baby a Flu Shot?
Around seven months, your infant may be due for his first immunization ...
Month 8 Worry: Is Fever Dangerous to My Infant?
If your baby hasn't has his first fever by his eighth month, chances are ...
Month 9 Worry: Why is Baby Suddenly Waking Up Nightly?
Around her ninth month, your baby may become a very finicky sleeper. Our ...
Month 10 Worry: When Can I Switch from Formula to Whole Milk?
It's a conundrum for parents of 10-month-old babies: Their children can ...
Month 11 Worry: How Much Sleep Do Active Babies Need?
It's hard to keep up with 11-month-olds—until they finally zonk out each ...
Month 12 Worry: What Does My Baby Need to Eat Now?
Transitioning from formula to solid foods is a one-year-old feat most ...
Month 13 Worry: Are Toddler Shoes Necessary?
Do first steps mean signal it's time for first shoes? Our pediatrician ...
Month 14 Worry: When and How Do I Take Care of My Child's Teeth?
Tiny as they are, your toddler's teeth are especially succeptible to ...
Month 15 Worry: Is My Biting Toddler Normal?
Though it may be hard to hear that your teeth-baring toddler's behavior is ...
Month 16 Worry: What to Do about Picky Eaters
If your child just had mac 'n cheese for the ninth consecutive meal this ...
Month 17 Worry: How and When Do I Introduce Time-Outs?
Have you started thinking about how to discipline your child? Our ...
Month 18 Worry: How Do I Start Potty Training?
Potty training is a two steps forward, one step back kind of process. But ...
Month 19 Worry: When to Keep a Sick Toddler Home from Daycare
It's a consistent question for parents of kids in daycare: "Is it safe to ...
Month 20 Worry: Is My Toddler Constipated?
Did you know that infrequent bowel movements aren't the only sign of ...
Month 21 Worry: Why Does My Toddler Wake Up Screaming?
It was a triumph when you got your child to sleep through the night during ...
Month 22 Worry: When to Switch from Whole to Lower-Fat Milk?
First formula or breastmilk, then dairy goodies like cheese and yogurt, ...
Month 23 Worry: Why All These Toddler Ear Infections?
If your child has had to gulp more than one round of bubble-gum-tasting ...
Month 24 Worry: My Child Is a Late Walker/Talker. Now What?
Before you call your pediatrician because your child's not yet talking ...

updated: 3 years ago