Mully, the skin seems a little overexposed or blown out to me. What are you using to post process with? If it's LR4, go to color, saturation and use the selector on the skin to move it down and up to see what you think about them.
yea.. well it was a quickie, and when I corrected the skin, it skewed the rest a little. I could have done just the baby.. but I didn't! Flash would have helped this shot a lot... looks like it was shot in shade... kind of flat!
What color is your child? Without knowing that, fiddling about adding a little this and a little that is just guessing. Have you tried holding the photo up to your child and comparing?
I'm being a bit facetious, of course, but really we don't know what color your kid is. The skin color in the original certainly looks within the range of normal for human beings, so well done on that. Getting closer is going to require the actual child, though.
The background suggests that the original is actually too yellow.
I have photoshop and LR2. It was in the shade. All I have is a pop up flash I am consistently overexposing everything and I don't understand why. I just cannot get a properly exposed photo! She's pretty pale, all my kids are, and even though none of them have red hair, whenever I take their picture, their hair is always orange! I will try fixing the overexposure and upping the red. Thanks.