What should a 6 month old baby be doing when it comes to motor skills? What should baby motor skills look like in a typically developing child?

This video shows a comparison of typical and atypical development for a 6 month old baby. See the difference in baby motor skills for a 6 month old baby in these side-by-side clips.

Watch this video to see the eight positions healthcare providers use to determine if intervention is needed, and what parents can look for in their 6 month old baby’s development.

Watch Side by Side Development at 2 and 4 Months

See the 6 Month Handout

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