Birth to 1 month When babies come home from the hospital, it seems they’re barely awake long enough to do anything but eat and cry. But here are things you can do.
• Wiggling animals. At this age my daughter started playing with hand-held toys, so a stuffed zebra and camel often traveled in our diaper bag. Jiggling them in front of her face brought a big smile, followed by the total concentration it took for her to reach out, grab the camel and stuff its face in her mouth.
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