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Developmental Milestones

MilestonesSkills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving "bye bye" are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, behave, and move (crawling, walking, etc.).

Click on the age of your child to see the milestones:

“Learn the signs. Act early.” materials are not a substitute for standardized, validated developmental screening tools.

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Video on Milestones

 Primer video del bebé

Learn how to look for developmental milestones and what to do if you’re worried about your child’s development or think there’s a problem.

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Child Development: It’s Better to Know (in Spanish)

 A young girl with her pet dog.

Learn why it is important to recognize developmental milestones and what to do if you have concerns about your child's development.


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