First Year Milestones

Developments to love!

Birth to 3 Months

  • Respond to parents voice
  • React to voice pitch and high volumes

  • Communicate with body language and crying

  • Suck on their thumbs -->

  • Finds arms and legs

  • Responds to smiles and laughing

  • Skin to Skin bonding is rewarding at this stage

  • Touching and pulling on hands


3 Months to 6 Months

  • Playing Peek-a-Boo <--
  • Recognizing their own name
  • Laughing and smiling
  • Begins to roll over
  • Grasping objects effectively


6 Months to 9 Months

  • Recognize familiar faces
  • Learns to recognize toys
  • Waving connects with “Hi and Bye” -->
  • Crawling -->
  • Child-Proof the house at this stage
  • Sit up by themselves

9 Months to 1 Year

  • Associates names with familiar faces
  • Responds to "NO"
  • "Finds" themselves in the mirrors <--
  • Eats food with their hands
  • Imitate peoples actions
  • Holds bottle and cups themselves
  • Walks with aid
  • Throws and rolls toys