Your baby takes just 12 months to undergo an amazing transformation from newborn to active toddler. Babies change and grow with very great speed and every month you can see several exciting and new developments. But some new parents are usually not aware of these stages and often wonder what to expect next. They are confused about whether their baby is growing properly or not. At that point, it is important to focus on the stages of a newborn baby instead of considering development milestones. It is because these milestones will only help you in knowing their physical development rather than making you aware of his other skills.
If you are still confused between child development and various stages of a baby then go through the article properly.
Different Stages Of Newborn Baby
One To Three Months
During this stage, the body and the brain of the baby learn to live in an environment that is provided to him and also helps in surviving the outer world. Till the arrival of the third month, the baby will respond to your smile. At this stage, he will also learn to track the object with his eyes and will show some response to your voice. To enhance his skills, you should also play with the newborn baby by giving him your sense of touch on his tummy. Try to call him with his name and place some dangling objects near him but he should not be able to reach them.
Four To Six Months
During this period, the baby will learn to manipulate and reach out to the world around him and also learn to use other body parts like hands, legs, etc. to hide or protect them. At this stage, they will also discover their voices and try to speak words that are heard by them from birth. They will try to grab the nearby object and will play with it. So, at this stage, it is important to keep them away from dangerous objects like knives or other pointed things. You can give them several toys to play and explore their thinking because at this stage babies are filled with curiosity.
Newborn Baby Of Seven To Nine Months
During the second half of the year, your baby will develop motor skills and learn to move backward and forward. He will roll over in the entire area provided to him and will try to find some support for standing up or setting. Moreover, he will also respond to familiar words actively without any problem. At this stage, you should play several clapping games with them. This will make them feel happy and keep them busy.
Ten To Twelve Months
At this stage, your newborn baby is not an infant he will turn to the age of a toddler. In this period, he will learn to stand and try to walk by holding support. Besides, he will be able to grab the object properly with both hands. If your baby is not able to walk properly then you must help him, or you should give him the supporting object that can help in walking.
You should educate yourself about the different stages in development so that you can encourage your kids and enhance their development.