First Year Milestones

 First year milestones. Baby Milestones.

 

Birth to 3 Months

Physical Skills

  • Raises head and chest when on stomach (tummy time)

  • Stretches and kicks on back

  • Open and shuts hands

  • Brings hands to mouth

  • Grasps and shakes toys

Social Skills

  • Begins to develop a social smile

  • Enjoys playing with people

  • More communicative

  • More expressive with face and body

  • Imitates some movement and expressions

Sensory Skill

  • Follows moving objects

  • Recognize familiar objects and people at a distance

  • Starts using hands and eyes in coordination

4 to 7 Months

Physical Skills

  • Rolls both age

  • Sits with and without support of hands

  • Supports whole weight on legs

  • Reaches with one hand

  • Transfers object from hand to hand

  • Uses raking grasp

 

Social Skills

  • Enjoys social play

  • Interested in mirror images

  • Responds to expressions of emotions

  • Appears joyful often

 

Cognitive Thinking

  • Finds partially hidden object

  • Explores with hands and mouth

  • Struggles to get objects that are out of reach

 

8 to 12 Months

 

Physical Skills

  • Gets to sitting position without help

  • Crawls forward on belly

  • Assumes hands-and-knees position

  • Gets from sitting to crawling position

  • Pulls self up to stand

  • Walks holding onto furniture

 

Social Skills

  • Shy or anxious with strangers

  • Cries when parents leave

  • Enjoys imitating people in play

  • Prefers certain people and toys

  • Tests parental response

  • Finger-feeds himself

 

Cognitive Thinking

  • Explores objects in different ways

  • Finds hidden objects easily

  • Looks at correct picture when the image is named

  • Imitates gestures

  • Begins to use objects correctly

 
 First Year Milestones. Baby Milestones.

 

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