Birth to 4 Months - You and Your Baby

Pregnancy and Beyond

Each baby is an individual with a unique personality, temperament, and group of talents. Every baby needs affection and encouragement from his family. Your baby is no exception!

The following helpful ideas about babies come from parents like you. These ideas can make your life, and your baby's, easier and happier, now and in the future.

Your baby depends on you as a source of joy and understanding in his world. For information on child development and parenting, you may contact Parents as Teachers (PAT) by calling your local school district or visit the PAT website. You may also call ParentLink at 1-800-552-8522.

Remember that your baby is, above all, a baby - yours to love and enjoy. He depends on you as a source of joy and understanding in his world.