month 1Lifts head and tuns it leet to right.
Focuses on object about 10 in to up to 3 feet away.
Reacts to parent's voice.
month 2makes sounds such as "ooh" and "aah".
watches objects moved about 6 in away from face.
Responds to more sounds and different pitches of voices.
Month 3opens and closes hands.
holds head steadily when held up.
lifts head and chest when on stomach.
Brings hands together.
month 4supports upper body on hands when lying on stomach.
shows preference for red and blue over yellow.
may begin to use vowles and consonants in babbling. such as "ahga."
Puts hands in mouth.
roles fromtummy to back.
month 5Rocks on belly while kicking legs and making swimming motions with hands.
Reaches out and grabs toys.
tuens head in diretion of sound.
knows positive speech from unhappy speech.
month 6Passes a block from one hand to the other.
Puts objects to mouth with hand.
may begin creeping
Recognizes basic sounds of native language.
month 7Rolls over both ways.
sets up steadily.
stands with assistances.
Knows parents by voice or by sight.
can follow a path of moving objects with eyes.
Babies with strings of vowels and consonants such as babababa.
Grabs for objects with raking motion.
month 8Pulls self up to standing
Bang blocks together
propels self by arns knees or squirming motion
looks at objects with sutained attention
month 9uses index finger to poke.
puts objects in containers
leans fowad to pick up toy
notices small objects
may start associating sounds with objects.
month 10Crawls well
can put objects in contaiters
uses index finger for pointing
Imitates new word sounds more frequently
month 11walks while holding on to the crib
uses gestures like shaking head no
Reales object immaltly
Grabs with thombs and fingers
month 12may walk a few steps alone
stands alone for a short time
picks up small objects with thombs and fingers
Holds an drinks from cups