6 Month Baby Milestone

6 Month Baby Milestones

6 Month Baby Milestones

So you’re ready to have a half-birthday celebration of your newborn and wondering if the tiny tot is growing at the right pace. Is it? To measure that, we have Baby Milestones that determine each child’s physical and mental development stage. This article will give you an idea of what to expect in your toddlers’ developmental journey by the time they are 6 months old.

What are the main Baby Milestones?

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines it as, “Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye-bye” are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move (crawling, walking, etc.)”. In simpler terms, the baby developmental milestone chart shows you what to expect from your kid at each stage during the first six months of his life. But also, keep in mind that each baby develops at its own pace. Ask your doctor for advice if you have any worries about your baby’s development.


Month By Month Baby Milestones

Here’s how your child’s growth should look like each month till they reach half-birthday.

Baby Milestone: Month 1

What to observe? : 

  • Lifts Head
  • Responds to Sound
  • Stares at faces
  • Fascinated by lights and fan
  • Smiles

Baby Milestone: Month 2

  • Makes gurgling Sounds
  • Recognizes Faces
  • Follows light and sound
  • Holds head at 45 degree

   Baby Milestone: Month 3

  • Holds his body steady
  • Maintains grip on toys
  • Laughs and Smiles
  • Does Mini Push-ups

    Baby Milestones: Month 4

  • Holds head up steadily
  • Can bear weight on his legs
  • Coos
  • Imitates sounds and speech

 Baby Milestones: Month 5

  • Glares at bold colours
  • Rolls on Tummy
  • Plays with hands and feet
  • Sits momentarily without support
  • May show stranger anxiety

   Baby Milestones: Month 6

  • Imitates sounds
  • Ready for solid foods
  • Responds to sounds and voices
  • Recognizes own name
  • May Start crawling
  • Starts Teething


       While Baby Milestones are treated as a standard chart to determine the ideal growth, it is essential to remember that growth and development in every phase result from hereditary & environment. Thus, one must consider that every baby grows at its own pace. However, if the growth is way too slow or abnormal, seek professional advice from a pediatrician.


Where can I find Paediatrician in Ghaziabad?

Dr. Naved Akhtar is a Child Specialist in Ghaziabad, offering 11+ years of medical excellence at Smart Hospital, Patel Nagar, Ghaziabad. He is dedicated to providing world-class treatment for newborn newborns, particularly unwell, premature, and low-birth-weight babies, as well as those with infections or congenital problems.

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