The first six weeks can be a real trial. Hold on to the thought that right around that six-week mark you will be rewarded with one of the most gratifying milestones in your entire parental career--your baby will beam a genuine smile at you. Yes!
Your baby can now track objects with his eyes, and can be put on his tummy several times a day for short periods of time.
It's vital that every mom has a postpartum checkup, and 6 weeks is a good time for you to do this.
For more information about your baby's milestones, check out these Baby Steps.