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How old are babies when they start grabing things like rattles?

my daughters one week old today! :) i was just wondering when shes start reaching for things or playing with rattles and stuff like that. she already grabs my fingers and stuff :)

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xunlucxyx0

Asked by xunlucxyx0 at 8:15 PM on May. 10, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • They'll grab from birth on, but they won't be able to control what they grab for much much longer. Why give a baby a rattle if she's just going to poke herself in the head with it! :)
    GoodyBrook

    Answer by GoodyBrook at 8:17 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • Both of my daughters were holding rattles in their hands at about 2 months old.
    cdecker83

    Answer by cdecker83 at 8:18 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • 3-4 months is a good age to start rattles.
    L0vingMy3Girls

    Answer by L0vingMy3Girls at 8:20 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • they will start to actually reach for them between 3-5 months
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 8:21 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • DS is 3mo, and he's grabbing for things now ;)
    amberpatterson

    Answer by amberpatterson at 10:51 PM on May. 10, 2011

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