Your 16 week old baby
How is your 16 week old baby doing
Your baby is 4 months old. You may be wondering if it is time to start solid food. Experts believe it is too early to start. Your baby will get all he needs from breast milk and formula until he is 6 months old.
Your baby may also be able to work out some basic sounds spoken at home . He may start saying ma-ma and da-da this month even though it will be a while before he really connects the sounds.
Your baby is determined to get grips with a vital developmental milestone – grasping. He may be able to hold large items such as building blocks by the end of the month. He may need a little help letting them go.
Your baby naps a lot more these days . This will give you some time to rest and leave you energetic. You may even feel like exercising. You should note that exercising will not affect breastfeeding. However avoid certain post natal exercises that will make your breast sore. You can get sports bra if nursing bra doesn’t give you enough support.
Be sure not to put too much stress on yourself. Getting healthy is important however you have to know that getting back to your pre pregnancy body takes time. Exercising is a great way to relieve stress and enhance your appearance.
Your baby’s development by week.Parents. http://www.parents.com/baby/development/growth/baby-development-week-by-week/. Accessed January 5, 2016
4 month old baby. What to expect. http://www.whattoexpect.com/first-year/month-by-month/month-4.aspx Accessed January 5, 2016