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Aug 22, 2015

23 Incredibly Helpful Charts For New Parents

Understand the little person in your home a whole lot better.

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1. Learn how to swaddle your baby in five easy steps:

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2. Know your baby's diaper size AND how many diapers they'll go through each day:

3. Find out which type of cloth diaper is best for you:

4. Consult this chart to find out when you should — and shouldn't — be worried about your baby's poop:

5. Make sure you're adjusting your car seat's chest clip correctly:

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Find more car seat tips and advice from Britax.

6. In fact, take another look to make sure you're doing all things car seat–related correctly:

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7. Know when your baby is hungry before they lose their you-know-what:

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Learn more on the official website for the Government of Western Australia's Department of Health.

8. Bone up on all things breastfeeding:

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This helpful graphic comes from Best New Moms Magazine.

9. Bottle-feeding parents can bone up on how much they should be feeding their baby:

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Learn more at Babble.

10. Is your baby about to start crawling? Time to baby-proof the home:

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Via Hellobee, a new community about trying to conceive, pregnancy, and parenthood.

11. Make shopping easier with these sizing charts for popular baby clothing brands:

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Find more tips on shopping for kids at Consignment Mommies.

12. Get a better understanding of your kid's fevers:

13. Determine how much your kid should be sleeping each day:

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Learn more about your baby and sleep at She Knows.

14. Understand ADHD and kids:

15. Find out if your kid really needs your help to dress them, or if they're being a tad lazy:

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From The Inspired Treehouse, a website that specializes in playful activities for kids that promote development and wellness.

16. Make sure you're feeding your baby the right foods:

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Via New Born Baby Zone, a website dedicated to all things baby.

17. Get an idea of how involved your child should be in feeding themselves:

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Find out more about your baby's feeding timeline at Baby Center.

18. Communicate with your infant or toddler by using baby sign language:

19. Understand gross motor skills and your child's development:

20. Assign your kid some age-appropriate chores:

21. Learn about speech and language milestones:

22. A lot happens with your kid's teeth in their first six to eight years. Here's a primer:

23. Find out what shots your baby needs, and when:

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