feediq icon

The development milestones during 6 to 12 months, which you should know


Did you know that your child’s behaviour changes during 6 to 12 months? Babies grow and change at an amazing pace, and you can see new and exciting developments every month.1 The first 12 months is a time of tremendous growth and development for your baby. Hence they need extra fat for healthy brain growth and development.2

Child Developmental Milestones

Normally, during this stage they learn to focus their vision, reach out, explore and learn about the things that are surrounding them.4 They also establish certain physical and mental skills.5 In just one year, your baby changes from a completely helpless newborn into an independent little person.2

Early Baby Development
Early Baby Development
  1. Webmd. Baby’s First Year: How Infants Develop. Available from http://www.webmd.com/parenting/baby/infant-development-9/stages-of-development. Accessed on 16/06/2017
  2. Baby Development: Your 1 year-Old. Available from http://www.webmd.com/parenting/baby/baby-development-1-year-old. Accessed on 16/06/2017
  3. Kyle T. Essentials of Pediatric Nursing. China: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008.pg 73
  4. CDC. Infants (0-1 year of age). Available from https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/positiveparenting/infants.html. Accessed on 16/06/2017
  5. NIH. Developmental milestones record ¬ 12 months. Available from https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002005.htm. Accessed on 16/06/2017
  6. CDC. Important milestones: Your Child at 1 year. Available from: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones/milestones-1yr.html. Accessed on 16/06/2017