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4 Things You Need for Your 4- to 6-Month-Old

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By the time your baby is 4 to 6 months old, she’ll be more alert and may show more interest in toys and games. They grow oh-so-fast from this point on. Don’t be surprised if she goes through a whole clothing size every two months. It can be quite something!

From home to the playground, here are a few baby care basics to keep you both happy during this growth period.

Baby sling

Adjustable and comfortable, a baby sling is perfect for a growing baby. The benefit of carrying your little one around in one of these pouches is that it frees up your hands and also keeps your baby close to you, which comforts and soothes her just as if you held her close. And they’re easy to use!

Pants with elastic waists

Your baby is growing so quickly that she is changing clothing sizes all the time. A good way to make sure her clothing lasts is to get a few pairs of pants with a stretchy waist – that way she can keep wearing them even as she grows a little. Best of all, pants with elastic waistbands are easy to slip off and put back on when it’s time for a diaper change. 

 
 
 

 
 
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