Development AT 7 Months:

  • She may be able to support some of her weight on her legs if she is holding on to you or a chair.
  • Begins to respond to “no”
  • Interested in mirror images
  • Rolls both ways (front to back, back to front)
  • Your baby may already have startedteething.
  • She will learn to drink from a two-handled cup by herself.
  • Sits with, and then without, support of her hands
  • Supports her whole weight on her legs
  • Reaches with one hand
  • Transfers object from hand to hand
  • Uses raking grasp (not pincer)
  • Develops full color vision
  • Distance vision matures
  • Ability to track moving objects improves
  • Responds to own name
  • Distinguishes emotions by tone of voice
  • Responds to sound by making sounds
  • Uses voice to express joy and displeasure
  • Babbles chains of consonants
  • Finds partially hidden object
  • Explores with hands and mouth
  • Struggles to get objects that are out of reach
  • Enjoys social play
  • Responds to other people’s expressions of emotion and appears joyful often

You May See

Development AT 11 Months & 12 Months

Development AT 2 Years & 3 Years

 

Remarks:

If you notice any of the following warning signs in your infant at this age, Discuss with your pediatrician.

Development AT 7 Months & 8 Months

    • Doesn’t seem to enjoy being around people
    • Has difficulty getting objects to his mouth
    • Cannot sit with help by six months
    • Seems very stiff, with tight muscles
    • Seems very floppy, like a rag doll
    • Head still flops back when body is pulled up to a sitting position
    • Reaches with one hand only
    • Refuses to cuddle




  • Shows no affection for the person who cares for him
  • One or both eyes consistently turn in or out
  • Persistent tearing, eye drainage, or sensitivity to light
  • Does not respond to sounds around him
  • Does not turn his head to locate sounds by four months
  • Doesn’t roll over in either direction (front to back or back to front) by five months
  • Seems inconsolable at night after five months
  • Doesn’t smile spontaneously by five months
  • Does not laugh or make squealing sounds by six months
  • Does not actively reach for objects by six to seven months
  • Doesn’t follow objects with both eyes at near (1 foot) [30 cm] and far (6 feet) [180 cm] ranges by seven months
  • Does not bear some weight on legs by seven months
  • Does not try to attract attention through actions by seven months
  • Does not babble by eight months

 

Development AT 8 Months:

  • . Many babies start learning tocrawl at this age.
  • Your baby may start to become shy of strangers, or cry if you leave him with a babysitter.
  • Your baby may also try to pull himself up to a standing position while holding on to furniture.
  • She can pick up small things, such as a piece of food, a rice cake, and feed himself.
  • show more emotions
  • He may perform tricks, such as clapping his hands when he’s excited.
  • When you’re out of sight and not with him, he may become upset and start crying.

Development AT 7 Months & 8 Months

Development AT 7 Months & 8 Months

Development AT 7 Months & 8 Months

Development AT 7 Months & 8 Months