Baby Milestone Tracker: 4-7 Months
What to Watch for: 4-7 Months
The cliché is true: Babies grow up so fast—but this chart can help you appreciate those developmental nuances before they’re forgotten. Revisit this learning and growing developmental stages throughout your child’s second three months to track her development and discover which milestones to anticipate. Keep track of all the things you need to do with our to-do list for Baby’s second three months.
Tries to feed himself.
Rolls from side to side, onto her back or tummy, and back again.
Sits with assistance.
Scoots on her bottom, knees, or tummy.
Sits without support (of her hands, a pillow, etc.)
Transfers objects from hand to hand.
Uses raking grasp.
Assumes hands-and-knees position.
Attempts (and maybe achieves) crawling.
Can closely track (even distant) moving items.
Seems to notice even subtly colorful objects.
Notices items far away.
Responds to “no.”
Responds to sound by making sounds.
Babbles chains of consonants.
Babbles and pauses, waiting for a response.
Enjoys social play.
Recognizes familiar faces.
Is interested in mirror images.
Shows preferences for certain toys.
Can find partially hidden objects.
Shows preferences for specific foods or feeding times.
Clearly exhibits feelings about change.
Struggles to get objects that are out of reach.
Uses toys in more ways than they’re intended.
Drops toys and expects you to retrieve them—over and over.
Wants to explore food.
Responds to own name.
Keep track of Baby’s development milestones for the last three months of her first year.
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