13 to 18 Months

Your baby’s second year of life brings new skills for a different perspective on the world around her. At this stage your baby will begin to: Your baby will start to demonstrate more predictable skills. He will start to:
  • Push and pull toys while walking.
  • Turn pages of a book. Show a sense of humour.
  • Show a sense of humour.
  • Identify herself in the mirror or photograph.
  • Realize that things are still there, even when they are out of sight.
Learn about the Development Milestones for this stage:
Baby: Overview

13 to 18 months

As your child approaches 18 months, he is feeling more independent, and also as if he's the centre of the universe - but not in a bad way. He's learning that he's a separate person, which is wonderful and scary for him all at the same time. Your child may try to learn about your limits by testing you in different situations. As he becomes more of an individual, he'll be very curious and "get into things."


Things to Remember about Infancy
Babies are most ready to learn when they are calm and alert, in a quiet environment. This is a good time to spend with them, and to play.

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