The baby development stages are vital for any infant child. As a parent, you would want to make it a point, to educate yourself on them.
Having the right knowledge can help you notice the red flags if they appear. It makes you alert on how you must go about things. The need to run to the emergency for small things is not required, unless it is important.
Baby Development Stages For Twelve Months
The first few months of a baby are crucial for the development. The muscles in the overall body start to develop. The baby also likes to explore their body during this time and move around with their hands and legs.
The first 3 months sees your baby move around and make funny noises. They are communicating with you. At this period, they begin to sleep longer. The movement become more coordinated.
During the 4 month, they begin to explore their body more. Their hands and legs start to move frequently. The coordination becomes rhythmic and systematic. The hands and legs are moving around.
Not to mention, they tend to have increase in appetite. The feedings is less frequent because they tend to consume more during a single meal. The baby’s stomach would become large now and they roll around.
In the 6-month period, the baby can even try to sit up. They are curious to know how adults are able to sit and get up. Their hearing and communication improves. You can talk and speak to them.
Baby Development Stages After 6 Month
They may get up and stand often. Hence, you would have to hold them frequently. The infant tend to hold objects using their hands. Babies can move around feely. That means, you need to keep an eye on them.
The babies can now hold objects closer and better. This is why you need to make sure that you keep an eye on what they are holding. Infant babies like to hold objects and bang them together.
They like to hear those kind of noises. In the 8 month, they do not need support to sit or stand. The infant can do it themselves. This is why, you should be careful of yourself. They can become emotional at times.
In the 9 month, they can become more agile and move faster. This is when; you will have to keep an eye on them. Babies can now pick up things, speak louder, and understand most of the words that you are saying.
Infants become independent. They can walk and hold on to furniture easily. You will want to purchase colorful books and read it aloud to them. This way, they can learn how to read and write at an early itself.
Once your child is approaching the first year, you need to let them walk themselves. They should be able to do themselves. The child may like to throw things around and having some fun.
In the end, not every baby is the same. All are different and take time according to their own plans. There is no need to panic and become afraid of things when that is the case. You can be patient with yourself and your infant.