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Children develop at their own pace, and babies reach milestones at different ages.  If you suspect a developmental delay, it is important that you bring it to the attention of your doctor or the Early Intervention Program staff.

Most babies 0 to 12 months can...
  • Follow a moving object with their eyes by 3 months
  • Bring objects to their mouth by 4 months
  • Control head when pulled to a sitting position at 4 to 7 months
  • Respond to sounds at 4 to 7 months
  • Babble and begin to say "Ma-Ma", "Da-Da" with meaning at 8 to 12 months
  • Stand with support by 8 to 12 months

Most babies 12 to 24 months can...

  • Understand simple directions
  • Wave bye-bye
  • Stack at least 2 small blocks
  • Scribble with a crayon
  • Walk with or without support
  • Finger feed self and begin using spoon or fork

Most toddlers 24 to 36 months can...

  • Combine 2 to 3 words
  • Use 50 words
  • Point to pictures in a book
  • Stay with a task for 6 to 7 minutes
  • Place simple shapes in a puzzle
  • Walk up stairs without help