Dr. Pamela Smith, ND 

Dr. Pam has a family practice at The Nest Family Wellness Centre which offers naturopathic and midwifery care. She combines science-based natural medicine with conventional medical therapeutics. Learn more about Dr. Pam and the services offered by her clinic here, or book an appointment at www.drpamelasmith.com.

Check out the latest Ask Dr Pam Q&A and posts by topic below as well as her health and wellness posts.

Ask Dr Pam   

At what age is my baby considered a newborn and toddler?

Although age classifications are different depending on what area you live in, the following are widely accepted:

  • Newborn or neonate: birth to 1 month
  • Infant: 1 month to 1 year 
  • Toddler: 1 to 3 years
  • Preschooler: 4 to 6 years
  • Middle childhood or school age: 6-12 years
  • Adolescence: 12-19 years