5 Month Old Baby Development

There were a few exciting moments during Rowan’s fifth month, including a house move! As a Five month old I was hoping to start introducing Rowan to a bit of variety in his food. I also hoped his sleep would improve, and that he would finally roll all the way over!   Rowan’s 5 Month Baby Development: June 2019   5 Month Old Physical Development Rolling over Rowan finally rolled over! On 13th June He did it – and I almost missed it! I was shamefully looking at my phone and not him while he lay in front of me…

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4 Month Old Baby Development

There are so many changes in the first year of life, and at the 4 month baby development stage a lot of these changes are mental as well as physical. One key one I noticed with Rowan is better vision therefore better facial recognition. This meant he started to develop a sense that familiar means safe, and unfamiliar…hmm not so sure! Here are a few of other key developmental changes Rowan’s had, as well as a general roundup of the month!   Rowan’s 4 Month Baby Development: May 2019   4 Month Baby Development: Physical Rolling Over Last month Rowan…

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3 Month Old Baby Development

April’s Rowan’s Roundup features a few interesting 3 month old baby developments. There’s a continuation of the sleep regression that had begun at 12 weeks ๐Ÿ˜‘, a big weight milestone ๐Ÿ‘ and his second night away from home ๐Ÿค—. I’m also including some ‘outtakes’ at the end with a few #mumlife moments!   Rowan’s 3 Month Baby Development: April 2019   Out and About Local Events The month started with a little outing to a local Baby Show. Not, as my husband initially thought, a show of babies ๐Ÿ˜‚ but an exhibition of a few local mum and baby businesses.…

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12 Week Old Baby Development

Rowan turned 12 weeks old this week, and will be 3 months old next week, which marks the end of the ‘fourth trimester’. He has grown and changed so much and though this time has flown by, it’s been quite the roller coaster!   Rowan’s 12 Week Baby Development: 1st to 7th April 2019     The Fourth Trimester This ‘additional’ trimester reflects the fact that there is still so much development and growth for the baby freshly out of the womb. They are so tiny and vulnerable when they first come out that the first three months is all…

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11 Week Old Baby Development

There are just a few topics to cover this week for Rowan’s 11 week baby development. There was a day of regression (for him andย me), some great tummy time and Rowan also had his first night away from home (and met his gorgeous older cousins!).   Rowan’s 11 Week Baby Development: 23rd to 31st March 2019   11 Week Old Mental Development Regression There was a day this week when Rowan was suddenly back to his crying-all-day phase (which peaked in week 6 and 7). If he wasn’t feeding or napping, he was crying. Regression is normal for babies and…

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10 Week Old Baby Development

At 10 weeks old Rowan has made some developments with his vocalisations. I’ve managed to get out for more walks with him I got some great pictures of him enjoying his new baby bath!   Rowan’s 10 Week Baby Development: 16th to 22nd March 2019   Walk, walk, walk! I started the week with another walk – the furthest we’ve gone yet – just around the country roads outside of my village. The weather was a bit chilly and overcast but it was dry and the fresh air and exercise felt good. I’m starting to build up my fitness again…

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9 Week Old Baby Development

Rowan’s 9 week old baby development starts with a nice outing to see friends but finishes with his first vaccinations! (They were more traumatic for me than for him!)   Rowan’s 9 Week Baby Development: 9th to 15th March 2019   Weight update Rowan turned two months old this week. We had the health visitor come on the Friday before and she weighed him at 12lb 2oz, so he’s gained just over 5lb in his first two months of life. It makes all that breastfeeding worry and stress worth it! ย  ย    A windy walk On Monday I managed…

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8 Week Old Baby Development

Rowan’s 8 week baby development has been dominated by the arrival of cradle cap. Find out how we’ve been tackling it and what else we’ve been up to this week! ย    Rowan’s 8 Week Old Baby Development: 2nd to 8th March 2019   Getting Out and About I started the weekend seeking a short break from being the milk-machine and chief nappy-changer. Did I visit a spa for a quick nail treatment? Or go to a cafe with friends for a bite to eat? Nope…I did the food shop first thing on Saturday morning…alone! That was all I could…

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