BABY DEVELOPMENT

Keep track of your baby’s physical, emotional and social development and milestones throughout their first year.

exploring world through play

Exploring the world through play

As your child grows they start to explore the world through play, which believe it or not, is actually a ...
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cognitive development

Cognitive development in babies & children

Some of the changes in our kids are not so easy to spot, particularly cognitive changes. Children’s brains develop as ...
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nine to 12 month routine

Baby routines: nine to 12 months

Between 9 and 12 months your baby is very energetic and mobile, showing the first signs of independence. In a ...
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six to nine months routine

Baby routines: six to nine months

By six to nine months your baby is very active and very social, with a wide range of skills and ...
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three to six month routine

Baby routines: three to six months

By three to four months your life’s probably become a lot easier, with your baby settled into a routine and ...
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Nine to 12 month baby routine

Nine to 12 month baby routine

Between 9 and 12 months your baby is very energetic and mobile, showing the first signs of independence ...
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Giving the first haircut

When to give the first haircut

Is your baby’s hair so long it’s covering her eyes? Does your little ‘he’ often get mistaken for a little ...
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baby growth spurts

Growth spurts

Your baby will experience occasional growth spurts and will want to feed more often, and may appear unsettled. You can ...
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Baby play development

Baby play development

Baby play activities won't begin until after those first definite jerky movements settle ...
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start crawling baby

When will my baby start crawling?

Baby's early movements are all part of motor development - of the baby learning to control their arms, legs and body ...
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baby learn to crawl

Helping your baby learn to crawl

By giving your baby the opportunity to learn the skills needed for crawl, they’ll soon be up and moving! Here’s ...
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All about crawling

All about crawling

After months of lying and then learning to sit, your baby's life - and your own! - will become a ...
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baby speech and language development

Speech and language development: nine to 12 months

Don't worry, no one expects your nine to 12-month-old to be reciting the alphabet just yet! Your child's speech and language development starts ...
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Social and emotional development: nine to 12 months

Social and emotional development: nine to 12 months

By nine to 12 months, your child will start learning how to express themselves and their emotions, as well as establish ...
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9 to 12 months understanding the world

9 to 12 months understanding the world

All children are different and develop at different rates, so don’t be overly concerned if your baby is acquiring new ...
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0 to 3 months baby communication

0 to 3 months baby communication

Your baby is born wanting to communicate with you. Find out what communication milestones you could be looking out for ...
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Helping your baby to crawl

Helping your baby to crawl

Encourage your baby's crawling development. How to help your baby learn to crawl ...
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Baby development sleep health

Baby development and milestones

Baby development is measured by developmental milestones that track baby growth and development stages. Find more information at Kidspot ...
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1 - 2 years language development

1 – 2 years language development

All children are different and develop at different rates, so don't be overly concerned if your toddler is acquiring new ...
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6 to 9 months speech and language development

6 to 9 months speech and language development

All children are different and develop at different rates, so don’t be overly concerned if your baby is acquiring new ...
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Delayed speech or language development

For the parents of children who are slow to talk, it’s often difficult to know when to seek help. You ...
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A guide to tummy time for new parents

A guide to tummy time for new parents

Tummy time for babies is important for developing head control. Find out when to start tummy time and what to ...
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0 to 3 months physical development

0 to 3 months physical development

Baby development and baby growth is fast so learn about your baby's developmental milestones and stages of development including physical ...
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baby smiling

Baby smiles

Baby smiles are your baby's first efforts at baby communication and they do it so well ...
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1 - 2 years physical development

1 – 2 years physical development

Once your toddler is up and walking, parenting gets a whole lot more challenging and you and your home will ...
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Speech and language development: three to six months

While all children are different, there are some speech and language milestones you can start keeping an eye out for ...
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3 to 6 months physical development

3 to 6 months physical development

Three to six months is an exciting time in your child's physical development as they learn to roll over and ...
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Could my baby be teething?

Could my baby be teething?

Is your baby teething? Is your baby teething? Find out more about the signs of teething the the different treatment ...
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Six reasons why tummy time is essential

Six reasons why tummy time is essential

Tummy time is essential for babies' development, hand-eye co-ordination and head control. More reasons why tummy time for babies is ...
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4 to 7 months baby communication

4 to 7 months baby communication

Did you know that having "babbling" conversations with your baby is actually an important part of encouraging their communication development ...
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Baby eyesight

Baby eyesight

Follow the development of your baby's eyesight, from birth to 12 months ...
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6 to 9 months social and emotional development

6 to 9 months social and emotional development

By six to nine months your baby may start responding to her name and getting anxious when people leave her ...
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9 to 12 months physical development

9 to 12 months physical development

Find out what you can do to encourage your child's physical development from nine to 12 months and the developmental ...
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0 to 3 months social and emotional development

0 to 3 months social and emotional development

Find out what to expect from your child's social and emotional development within the first three months of their life, ...
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6 to 9 months physical development

6 to 9 months physical development

See what physical development milestones you might see in your six to nine month old and how you can encourage ...
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8 to 12 months baby communication

What communication milestones should you be looking out for around eight to 12 months? Find out more here ...
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3 to 6 months social and emotional development

3 to 6 months social and emotional development

Find out more about social and emotional development from three to six months and how you can encourage your child's ...
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0 to 3 months speech and language development

0 to 3 months speech and language development

Find out more about your child's speech and language development in the first 3 months, including milestones and how you ...
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Baby reflexes

Baby reflexes

Baby's reflexes are present when your baby is born. Discover newborn reflexes including the moro reflex, tonic neck reflex and ...
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