What is happening to you baby in the first 12 months


The first 12 months of the baby life are very intense and the changes that are happening in the development are many and some of them are not noticed even by the parents. Here is a list of what is happening with your baby during the first 12 months of its life.The pregnancy is a magical experience which lasts 9 months and after that, and sometimes after the first trimester, the mothers are familiar with the changes that are happening to their body.

But, when you deliver your baby, you will be surprised from the quick development and will be surprised every day with something new.The first year is full of changes – we know almost everything from the guide book that we have but there are some changes that we simply can’t see.Here is a list of 20 interesting facts and ways on which your baby is changing and developing during the first year of its life.

  1. Your love, passion and care are the main thing that helps your baby brain to grow. (This is scientifically proven)
  2. The first half of the baby dream is in REM phase.
  3. After six weeks your baby will have the ability to make eye contact.
  4. After six months will have the ability to lip read.
  5. You better prepare a bigger stock of baby diaper – newborns are peeing like every 20 minutes, process that expands to every hour by the sixth month.
  6. Baby are growing 1,5 – 2,5cm every month.
  7. Between sixth and twelfth month the pigment melanin is activated and your baby eyes get their permanent color.
  8. The first real smile on your baby face will happen between the fourth and sixth week.
  9. Babies are born without knees and the knees will develop fully until the sixth month.
  10. Babies can breathe and swallow at the same time until the seventh month.
  11. Baby weights will go double during the first five months.
  12. Even though babies are crying a lot, they don’t produce real tears. Real tears come between the first and third month.
  13. Babies are born with around 10,000 taste senses. By the time goes the will lose half of them.
  14. By the first year your baby will understand around 70 words.
  15. Baby brain can understand music so much better than words.
  16. In the first year the heartbeat of the baby will go down from 180 to 115.
  17. When your baby will make nine months you will be able it waving.
  18. By the first birthday your baby brain will grow by 60%
  19. Most babies will lose the hair that they are born with between the third and ninth month.
  20. “Baby talk” that will go on your friends nerves can help the baby with the development.

These are only some of the things that your baby will do in the first year. Some of them might happen and some of them you might miss but the baby development go really fast.