Child Development

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1-2 Months

One Months: Lifts chin when placed on stomach

Two Months: Lifts chest well above surface when placed on stomach

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3-4 Months

  • Holds head up steadily
  • Reaches for objects, but unsteadily
  • Rolls from side to back and from back to side

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5-6 Months

  • Sits alone briefly
  • Uses hands to reach, grasp, crumble, bang, and splash
  • Turns completely over when laid on back or stomach
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7-8 Months

  • Sits up steadily
  • Reaches for spoon
  • Eats with fingers
  • Picks up large objects
  • Pulls self up while holding on to furniture
  • Propels self by arms, knees, or squirming motion
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  • Is more skillful with spoon
  • Reaches for and manipulates objects, including medium sized ones, with good control
  • Stands holding on to furniture or other supports
  • Crawls on hands and knees
  • Walks when led
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  • Show preference for one hand over the other
  • Holds and drinks from a cup
  • Fits blocks together
  • Picking up small objects using thumb and forefingers
  • Stands alone
  • May walk alone