Your baby is 7 weeks old

Your baby is 7 weeks old!

week 7

Your baby is growing at a tremendous rate and starting to look less newborn and more like the chubby baby he will soon become. You may even notice yourself shrinking as you become more active after six weeks and take some steps to help lose the baby weight.

Your baby may start to uncurl his fingers and make grabs for anything in his reach, so your hair, earrings and necklaces are no longer safe! Look at the article Safety in the Home so you can make sure your little one stays safe around the house.

Your baby may have already experienced a fever, but if not, look at our guide to Fevers in Babies for advice.

Find out how your baby will progress in their eighth week

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