Child & Family Development Child & Family Development

June 12, 2016

C&FD Developmental Milestones for a 6-month-old


When I am 6 months old, I can…

  •     use my hearing by turning to a sound
  •     use my vision by following people with my eyes
  •     eat and drink without difficulty
  •     play with sounds and imitate sounds
  •     turn my head to the source of a sound or a voice
  •     begin to make eye contact
  •     look all around for an object
  •     turn to, grab, and look at a toy, an object, or a person
  •     roll over from my back to my tummy- to the left and to the right
  •     push my chest off the floor and raise my head and shoulders
  •     extend my arms to push off the floor
  •     sit while leaning my hands on the floor for support
  •     bear weight on my legs while standing with help 
  •     grab my feet while on my back
  •     reach for toys and objects that are out of my reach
  •     use both hands to reach and play
  •     reach with both hands for an object out of my reach
  •     pick up a small toy with 1 hand
  •     put my hands to my mouth (with or without an object)
  •     move my feet to my mouth

The developmental chart on the Child and Family Development website for information about milestones for children ages 0-6 years. 

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  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy

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