Do I need to support my newborn's head when I lift them?
Yes. For the first few months, your baby may not be able to support the weight of their own head. If you pick them up without supporting their head, it will probably flop backwards, distressing your baby and potentially causing injury.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 14 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
Rating: 5.0/5 Votes: 947