#244: Baby's First Year Milestones You Want To Know About with Brooke Weiss


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By Stephanie Greunke, RD, Dr. Elana Roumell, and ND. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Dr. Elana interviews pediatric nurse practitioner, Brooke Weiss, creator of the Instagram page @simplywellbaby with over 100K followers. Her mission is to empower mothers with what to expect with the first year of their baby’s lives. Understanding your baby’s developmental milestones and knowing how to support them to optimally thrive is right in line with being a proactive “Doctor Mom!” So in this episode we answer common concerns and help empower you with tools so you can feel calm and confident in your baby’s precious first year of life!

Topics Discussed:

  • Ways to predict your baby’s next milestone
  • Why well-checks can increase your confidence as a mom
  • Tummy time options and benefits
  • Why sleep is disrupted during developmental milestones
  • How long to expect sleep interruptions to last
  • What to do if your child is showing delays
  • How to encourage crawling
  • How to accurately assess number of words
  • And more!

Show Notes:

Brooke is a certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with over 19 years of nursing experience in pediatrics and postpartum. As the mother of three children, she is passionate about supporting parents on their journey of raising happy and healthy families. As the founder of the Simply Well Baby she empowers parents through education on her website, social media pages, and online courses.

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