- Baby is now able to roll from prone (lying on tummy) to supine (lying on back)
- Can keep her head controlled and steady on supported sitting
- Can shift her weight from one forearm to other in prone
- Yes, finally your baby is able to sit independently.
- Roles prone to supine and supine to prone. So, baby loves to roll over in both directions i.e. front to back, back to front.
- Baby tries to push herself up with prone on hands with elbows extended. She may also be able to shift weight from hand to hand.
- Able to pull to stand with hands held
- Bears some weight on legs when standing with hands held or support and enjoys bouncing
- Baby may start crawling backward before she becomes a crawler
- Starts making some sounds like eh, oh, m,b etc
- Responds to sounds by trying to copy and making sounds
- Tries to look around and shows interest in new things around
- Make different sounds to show his needs or if she is happy or sad
- Likes to feel different texture toys like hard, soft, spongy, etc.
- Develops the sense of his own name and responds to call
Social and Cognitive Development
- Likes to socialize and play with others, especially with parents and other familiar faces
- Enjoys his favorite toys among others
- Parents need to be more careful as she is very quick to bring things in mouth
- More curious and tries to explore around. Tries to reach beyond her capability
Developmental Milestones Watch (Talk to your Doctor)
- Watch for baby’s muscle tone. Make sure she is not too fluffy or stiff
- Not able to sit independently or at least stable in supported sitting
- Shows no interest in play time, toys, people around
- Does not respond to a call or sounds around
- Does not make any sounds
- Does not try to reach the things
- Does not show any affection for the parents or other carers
- Not able to pull up with hands held or not taking any weight on legs when standing supported
Next: 7-9 months