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At six months what things should my baby be starting to do?

Like as far as talking, eating, moving anything.

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Asked by proudmommykiwi at 10:36 AM on May. 16, 2009 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • I agree with Kaycee. I always used Babycenter and other sites like it for charts and guidelines just to be sure that there wasn't a reason to be concerned.

    Answer by SxdUpAngel at 1:07 PM on May. 16, 2009

  • These are the best charts I've found:

    Use these charts to spot troubles and to see what adventrues are coming up... not to compare or brag.
    If your chid falls 2 months behind in the first "most kids can do these things" column, contact your doctor. Otherwise, remember that all babies develop at different rates. One might be working really hard to master a gross motor skill while another is working on fine motor skills or language. It all starts to even out by age 4.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 12:26 PM on May. 16, 2009

  • Uh, hitting objects with her hands, tracking objects with her eyes, making eye contact and smiling/laughing, rolling over.

    MAYBE starting to try to sit on her own, and MAYBE babbling like "mama, dada, baba" (those are the three most common sounds.

    She doesn't need to be eating anything but formula or breastmilk, but if you are formula feeding, you can start introducing solids. Skip cereal - it's nutritionally worthless. Go straight to sweet potatoes, bananas or something of the like.

    Answer by RanaAurora at 12:00 PM on May. 16, 2009

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