6 Months

Approaching the half-year mark, your baby is becoming an active member of the family. At this stage he will: Your baby will start to demonstrate more predictable skills. He will start to:
  • Roll from stomach to back and over again.
  • Use hands to bang and splash objects.
  • Prefer to play with people, especially games like ‘peek-a-boo’.
  • Vocalize both pleasure and displeasure.
  • Study objects for a long time, even turning them upside down to get another view.
Learn about the Development Milestones for this stage:
Baby: Overview

6 months

You'll notice he shows more emotions and moods, and they can change very quickly. He can express sadness, anger, happiness and excitement. He can also begin to quiet down on his own - an infant can self-soothe by sucking, but still needs his parents to comfort him when he is overwhelmed.
Things to Remember about Infancy
Toys don't replace your personal attention. Giving a child toys and other safe things to play with is an important part of providing a stimulating environment, but playing WITH your child is also essential to your child's well-being.

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