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Milestones In Action : By Six Months

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Knows familiar faces and begins to know if someone is a stranger

Knows familiar faces and begins to know if someone is a stranger

Knows familiar faces and begins to know if someone is a stranger

Description

In the first image of this series of 2, the baby is smiling and looks comfortable because she is familiar with the person she sees. Knowing familiar faces is a 6-month social/emotional milestone.

In the second image of this series of 2, the baby looks unsure  because she does not know the person she sees. Beginning to know if someone is a stranger is a 6-month social/emotional milestone.

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Likes to play with others, especially parents

Likes to play with others, especially parents

Description

This baby is displaying a 6-month social/emotional milestone - enjoying playtime with someone.

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Responds to other people’s emotions and often seems happy

Description

In this video, the baby is responding happily to his mother's silly game. Responding to  other people's emotions and often seeming happy is a 6-month social/emotional milestone.

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Likes to look at self in a mirror

Likes to look at self in a mirror

Description

In this image, the baby is enjoying looking at himself in the mirror, a 6-month social/emotional milestone.

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Responds to sounds by making sounds

Description

In this video, someone off-screen makes a sound, and the baby girl responds by making a similar sound. This is a 6-month language/communication milestone.

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Strings vowels together when babbling (“ah,” “eh,” “oh”) and likes taking turns with parent while making sounds

Description

The baby in this video strings together vowel sounds, a 6-month language/communication milestone.

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Responds to own name

Description

The baby girl in this video turns her head when her name is called. Responding to one's name is a 6-month language/communication milestone.

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Makes sounds to show joy and displeasure

Description

In this video, the infant first makes a happy sound, then makes an unhappy sound. Making sounds to show joy and displeasure is a 6-month language/communication milestone.

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Begins to say consonant sounds (jabbering with “m,” “b”)

Description

This baby girl is jabbering with consonant sounds ("d" and "b"), a 6-month language/communication milestone.

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Looks around at things nearby

Description

The baby in this video is looking around the room to check out the things nearby, a 6-month cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Brings things to mouth

Brings things to mouth

Description

This baby is exploring a toy by putting it in her mouth. Bringing things to mouth is a 6-month cognitive (thinking, learning, problem-solving) milestone.

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Shows curiosity about things and tries to get things that are out of reach

Shows curiosity about things and tries to get things that are out of reach

Description

This baby is curious about the toy she sees and, though it is slightly out of her reach, she is trying to get it. This is a 6-month cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Begins to pass things from one hand to the other

Begins to pass things from one hand to the other

Description

In this image, the baby is passing a toy from one hand to another, a 6-month cognitive (thinking, learning, problem-solving) milestone.

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Rolls over in both directions (front to back, back to front)

Description

By rolling over in both directions, this baby is showing a 6-month movement/physical development milestone.

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Begins to sit without support

Begins to sit without support

Description

This baby is showing the 6-month movement/physical development milestone of beginning to sit up with no support.

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When standing, supports weight on legs and might bounce

Description

In this video, a baby girl is supporting her weight on her legs and bouncing, a 6-month movement/physical development milestone.

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Rocks back and forth, sometimes crawling backward before moving forward

Description

The baby in this video is rocking back and forth on all fours, a 6-month movement/physical development milestone.

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