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Why Is a Baby’s Smile So Important?

The first couple of weeks when you and your baby are first home from the hospital can be the most enjoyable and exhausting all at the same time. As the days go on, many wonderful changes start to happen. Babies begin to communicate in a variety of ways. And one of the best ways is through their smile.

But when do babies start to smile? And why is a smile such an important milestone in their communication skills development? Learn more from this fascinating ARTICLE by Christine Pagano, MD, FAAP at!

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