Your Health: Your baby is one of a kind, even in development

Though I’m sure you already knew, your baby really is one of a kind. No baby book or mommy blog can predict exactly how they will behave or develop. The most important thing to keep in mind, especially in those fraught early months, is to a clear mind, happy baby and regular doctor visits are much more important than obsessing over developmental milestones.

Michael Greenfield of Shawnee Mission Internal Medicine & Pediatrics offers a rough outline of what to expect as your baby grows and changes. From two weeks to two years, will move through snuggles and struggles. Take each of these milestones with a grain of salt. Your baby will do everything in his or her own time. is your resource for living well in Kansas City. Backed by the experts at Shawnee Mission Health, helps you explore local recipes, guides, wellness events and more to support your daily health journey.