Becoming a parent is a wonderful feeling, but it comes with its own share of responsibilities and worries. By now, the parents have become accustomed to the cuddly smiling face of the baby, and to the non-stop wailing at night. Taking proper care of an infant can be a daunting task, as during infancy babies grow at a rapid rate, with remarkable changes occurring each week. The parents must understand the needs of a baby during the first three months especially to ensure proper physical, and mental development. In the following section, we will highlight the changes occurring in a newly born at 8 weeks.