Your baby is on the move! Check out the motor developments you can look for at this age.
Between four to 11 months of age, babies experience a surge in motor growth. Look for these motor skills:
Rolling from side to side
Beginning to reach for things
Sitting up without support
Pushing up on hands and knees
Beginning to crawl
Picking up and eating finger foods
Pulling self up and standing, then beginning to walk while holding onto furniture, and then walking on her own. (The typical range for learning to walk independently is nine to 18 months old.)
Pushing legs against things
Bringing hands to mouth
Shaking and holding things
Holding head up without support
Using index finger with more control
Reaching for wanted objects
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QUICK TIP: Remember that every baby is unique and may develops at different rates. If you're concerned about your child's development in any way, talk to your pediatrician or family doctor.