Have a chat to your Child & Family Health Nurse or GP if your baby
  • Seems floppy or stiff.
  • Cries a lot.
  • Arches their back a lot.
  • Does not respond to sounds or smile.
  • Does not seem interested when you play with them.
  • Does not follow you with their eyes.
  • Has a very flat head shape
Ideas for TALKing with your baby
Talk about everyday things to your baby using a kind and expressive voice.
Tell your baby what you are doing as you do it.
Talk to your baby while you lie next to them on the floor during tummy time.
Poking your tongue out and letting your baby copy is a fun game that brothers and sisters can play with their new baby.