Health and Development | Fit Pregnancy

Health and Development

4 to 8 Months

Your baby's muscles develop: Help him roll over and sit up.

The Truth About Teething

What to expect as your baby's chompers begin to sprout, plus some of our favorite sore-gum soothers.

Showtime for Babies

Great reads

Play With Me

Whether your baby is 9 weeks or 9 months old, he's guaranteed to be tickled pink by these developmental games and songs.

Growth Charts Updated

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released new pediatric growth charts to more accurately reflect patterns among breastfed babies.

Decoding Autism

Autism is largely genetic, but evidence also points to "triggers" in the prenatal environment.

Tips for Parents of Preemies

Skin-to-skin contact promotes bonding and helps premature babies breathe and sleep better.

Ask Dr. Jay

Pediatrician Jay Gordon answers questions about your baby's health.