How do baby’s motor skills develop over their first year? Here are a few of baby’s motor milestones from 0-12 months!

0-3 Months

  • While lying on tummy, baby can push up on their arms and lift and hold their head up
  • Baby will also be able to bring hands to mouth and move fists from closed to open

4-6 Months

  • Baby uses their hands to support themselves while sitting
  • They will also start to roll from back to tummy and tummy to back

7-9 Months

  • Baby can sit without support and reach for toys without falling
  • They will begin to move with alternate leg and arm movements, also known as crawling!

10-12 Months

  • Baby will stand alone and take several independent steps
  • They can also maintain balance in sitting when throwing objects
  • Baby’s fine motor skills will continue to develop, as they use their thumb and pointer finger to pick up tiny objects

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