Baby Milestone: Stages of Baby Development


Baby Milestone: Stages of Baby Development
Baby Milestone: Stages of Baby Development
Baby Milestone: Stages of Baby Development

Being a young parent is a great experience. With time you will realize the baby milestone and the different levels of development that takes place with time.

 By the time you recover from all the late nights with your newborn, the development stages begin. Within two months, your newborn will learn to control his head. It is the first and most essential skill. Eventually, the others will follow.

Various Baby Milestone

Baby Milestone: Stages of Baby Development
Baby Milestone: Stages of Baby Development

Sitting

The neck, back, and tummy muscles grow by this point of time. The baby also learns to control their head. All of this help it to sit up. The minimum age to do this is around six months. The baby will learn to reach for toys and grab things. The babies also sit up straight with support.

The tummy time practice will help your baby to sit with support on the floor. They tend to use their hands forward to take comfort.It is yet another baby milestone.

Why Is Tummy Time Valuable?

Babies need encouragement and support from parents and family members to develop their skills quickly. When a baby lays on his tummy, he tends to push his body with the help of his hands. With time, they even try to reach for toys. Sometimes the babies are seen to fall on the back. It is the reason why tummy time is valuable, and it improves their reflexes.

Rolling

By the time your baby turns six months, she will be able to roll on its back and tummy. During this time, babies need parental support and encouragement to develop their motor senses and skills. It works well of you let her practice from various positions. You can place a mat and put her to play on the floor. Floortime is essential to develop her motor skills. Supervisor her while she plays on her own. It is better to avoid long times on seats or buggy.

Crawling

In the duration of six to months, the baby works on strengthening its runny muscles. It will help him to sit straight without the support and even crawl. When the baby plays while lying on his back, he will play with his feet and try to look at it. By this time, your baby can freely play with toys. These skills help the baby to start crawling. By the time he will learn to crawl on all his fours, you can see him rocking back and forth. With time, you need to spend time with your baby and help it crawl in various surfaces. Sometimes due to the clothes, baby struggles to crawl on its four.

Walking

By the time your baby reaches nine to twelve months, he or she will stand up and try to walk. He will slowly try to take the support of the furniture and walk by himself. Your baby will eventually start taking baby steps once it starts to stand. However, some babies learn to walk at nine months, while others can take up to sixteen months. If you feel that your baby is not gaining enough skills to stand on its own, it is better to consult a doctor.

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