Milestone in babies (1-6 months)

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  • #2447

    This gives you an idea of what to expect from your baby at each stage during his first six months. Bear in mind that all babies develop differently. If you have any concerns about your baby’s development, ask your health visitor for advice.
    One month
    Achieved skills (most babies can do)

    Lifts head when on his tummy
    Responds to sound
    Stares at faces
    Turns head towards light
    Can see black-and-white patterns

    Emerging skills (half of babies can do)

    Follows objects
    Makes “ooh” and “ah” sounds

    Advanced skills (a few babies can do)

    Smiles
    Holds head at 45-degree angle

    Two months:
    Achieved skills (most babies can do)

    Makes gurgling and cooing sounds
    Follows faces and objects when held near face
    Holds head up for short periods

    Emerging skills (half of babies can do)

    Recognises your voice
    Smiles responsively
    Holds head at 45-degree angle
    Movements become smoother

    Advanced skills (a few babies can do)

    Holds head steady
    Bears weight on legs
    May lift head and shoulders (mini push-up)

    Three months:
    Achieved skills (most babies can do)

    Holds head steady
    Recognises your face

    Emerging skills (half of babies can do)

    Does mini push-ups
    Laughs and smiles

    Advanced skills (a few babies can do)

    Turns towards loud sounds
    May bring hands together and bat at toys

    Four months:
    Achieved skills (most babies can do)

    Holds head up steadily
    Can bear weight on legs
    Coos when you talk to him
    Does mini push-ups

    Emerging skills (half of babies can do)

    Can reach out and grasp objects or toys

    Advanced skills (a few babies can do)

    Imitates speech sounds, such as “baba” and “dada”
    May cut first tooth
    May roll over from tummy to back Five months:
    Achieved skills (most babies can do)

    Can distinguish between bold colours
    Can roll over from tummy to back
    Amuses himself by playing with hands and feet

    Emerging skills (half of babies can do)

    Turns towards new sounds

    Advanced skills (a few babies can do)

    May sit momentarily without support
    May roll over from back to tummy
    Mouths objects
    May show signs of stranger anxiety Six months:
    Achieved skills (most babies can do)

    Turns towards sounds and voices
    Imitates sounds, blows bubbles
    Ready for solid foods

    Emerging skills (half of babies can do)

    Reaches for objects and mouths them
    Rolls in both directions
    Recognises own name

    Advanced skills (a few babies can do)

    May lunge forward or start crawling
    May jabber or combine syllables
    May drag object towards himself
    May sit without support

  • #2448

    <p style=”padding-left: 30px;”>Very educative, thanks for the write up</p>

  • #2451

    Thanks for sharing, but sometimes milestone vary in different children

  • #2452

    Great info. Thx for sharing

  • #2460

    Thank you for sharing

  • #2461

    tanx for sharing ,it may interest you to get some app like baby center it gives more insight on babys milestone till teenager

  • #2475

    very informative and easy to understand thanks for the Enlightenment.

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