Anyone who’s done it will be well aware that bringing up a child is not an exact science – no parent can tell straight away what sort of food your baby might like, what stories they might respond to best, and certainly not how many nappies they might get through day-to-day!

That being said, babies all around the world to go through very similar stages of development, both physical and cognitive, at similar times during the first few years of their lives.

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We decided to take a closer look at some of the extensive research on these phases and, combining that with our own experiences, we came up with this great ‘Baby Milestones Guide’.

This infographic shows some of what you can expect from your child over their first two years then gives some handy tips on how you can help them along the way and make the most of your time with them before they start growing up all too fast!

Baby Milestones Guide by The Baby Box Company