Emotional and social development articles Show All Showing 15 articles What to expect if your baby has Down's syndrome My baby has Down's syndrome: support and information for new parents Your experiences: finding out my baby has Down's syndrome Baby development: are all babies the same? How and when do babies develop social skills? What makes babies laugh the most? How do nature and nurture affect my child’s development? The good, the bad and the cuddly behaviour Is it good to go gaga? Effective ways to communicate with your baby Li'l willpower: do babies have self-control and how does it develop? Empathy for beginners: when do babies tune in to others’ thoughts and feelings? Stop! How babies understand danger Understanding your child’s needs and how to respond to them Screen time for babies and toddlers: the evidence What is the fourth trimester?