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Developmental Milestones
Successful intervention depends on identifying needs and providing services and support early. Check this list to see if your child is meeting the developmental milestones during the first year of life.
 
1st Year Developmental Milestones
 
1 Month
  • Lifts head when on tummy
  • Looks at faces
  2 Months
  • Makes sounds - coos and gurgles
  • Follows objects with eyes
  3 Months
  • Recognizes your face
  • Holds head steady and upright
  4 Months
  • Smiles, laughs
  • Rolls from back to side
  5 Months
  • Holds out arms to be held
  • Likes to play peek-a-boo
  6 Months
  • Copies sounds
  • Rolls over in both directions
  7 Months
  • Creeps (pulls body with arm and leg kicks)
  • Uses hands to pat, touch, stroke
  8 Months
  • Crawls
  • Pulls self up to standing
  9 Months
  • Says “Ma-ma” or “Da-da”
  • Responds to own name
  10 Months
  • Waves bye-bye
  • Drinks from a cup when held
  11 Months
  • ”Walks” holding onto furniture
  • Picks up small objects
  12 Months
  • Uses simple gestures
  • Knows at least three words
  • Finger feeds self


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