Developmental Milestones — 7 months

From age 4-7 months, your baby’s senses will begin to more fully develop, allowing him to begin exploring and engaging in the world around him.

Additional milestones include:

MOVEMENT SKILLS

  • Rolls both ways
  • Sits unsupported
  • Supports entire body weight on his legs

FINGER SKILLS

  • Reaches for objects with 1 hand
  • Transfers objects hand to hand
  • Uses raking (not pincer) grasp

LANGUAGE/SOCIAL SKILLS

  • Responds to child’s own name
  • Responds to sound by making sound
  • Enjoys mirrors
  • Responds to other people’s expressions of emotions
  • Appears joyful often

COGNITIVE SKILLS

  • Explores objects with hands and mouth
  • Struggles to get objects that are out of reach

 

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