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Track your Child's Progress as they grow up with our Milestone Charts!

Want to track your child's growth? Make sure your infant is reaching the important milestone he/she should be from each different age group?  Check out our milestone charts.

Newborn:   1-6 Months old
Your 1-6 month old is more alert and aware of her surroundings than she was as a newborn. She already recognizes her parents' voices and faces, and she might be ready to respond to them with smiles. Your baby is ready to be an active participant in play.

Learning milestones
Here are some milestones to look for during this period. By the end of three months, most babies:

  • Smile at the sound of a parent's voice
  • Smile at others
  • Reach for, grasp, and hold objects
  • Support their heads well
  • Make babbling sounds
  • Bring objects to their mouths

Babies develop at different rates, and there is a wide range of normal development. It is usually not a cause for concern when a baby misses a developmental milestone, but talk to your pediatrician if your baby seems behind.

Age of the Child

Common Skills

Skills Still Learning Above and Beyond Skills
7 months old

Sits without support
Makes sweeping motion to reach for things
Babbles

Combines syllables to form word like sounds
Crawls or lunges forward

Stands with support or while holding something
Waves to say goodbye
Bangs objects to produce sounds

8 months old

Uses ‘mama’ or ‘dada’ to parents, not necessary the right one

Crawls

Passes object from hand to hand

Stands with support or while holding something
Masters crawling
Points at objects

Pulls self to standing position and tries to cruise with support of walls or furniture
Picks things up using ‘pincer grasp’ or using thumb and finger
Tries to express himself using gestures

9 months old

Combines syllables to form word like sounds
Stands with support or while holding something

Picks things up using ‘pincer grasp’ or using thumb and finger
Tries to cruise with support of walls or furniture
Bangs objects together

Plays infant games with small rhymes
Says ‘dada’ and ‘mama’ to the right parent

10 months old

Waves to say goodbye
Picks things up using ‘pincer grasp’ or using thumb and finger
Masters crawling
Explores and cruises

Says ‘dada’ and ‘mama’ to the right parent
Responds to own name

Understands ‘No’
Expresses himself using gestures

Drinks from a cup
Stands alone without support for a couple of seconds
Puts objects in a container and pull them out

11 months old

Says ‘dada’ and ‘mama’ to the right parent
Plays infant games with small rhymes
Stands alone without support for a couple of seconds

Imitates what others are doing
Puts objects in a container and pull them out
Understands simple sentences and instructions

Drinks from a cup
Learns one word besides ‘mama’ and ‘dada’
Stoops while standing

12 months old or One y
ear old

Imitates what others are doing
Jabbers and make sounds that are like words
Expresses himself using gestures

Learns one word besides ‘mama’ and ‘dada’
Takes a few steps
Understands simple sentences and instructions and responds to them

Scribbles with crayon
Masters walking
Learns two words besides ‘mama’ and ‘dada’

Choose your Child's Age Group Below:

Newborn : 1-6 Months Old

Infant: 7-12 Months Old

Pre-Toddler: 1-2 Years Old

Toddler: 2-3 Years Old

Pre-schooler: 3-5 Years Old

Older Chlid: 5-8 Years Old


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