10 – 12 Month Physical Development

The months 10-12 are the period when the baby is beginning to specialize in communicating while reaching his first year in the world. It will be a source of happiness for you that your baby is able to express what he wants in a way that you can understand.

10-12 months are the months when your baby is gradually moving. He crawls, gets up and can even walk. You can also hear his first words that will excite you in these months.

At the end of the month 10, your baby

  • can stand up holding onto someone or something.
  • can get up while sitting.
  • can object if you try to take a toy from his hand
  • can play the game ce-ee.
  • can say mama, papa (but he usually says them randomly).

At the end of the month 11, your baby

  • can switch to sitting position while weltering
  • remove a small object by using his thumb and a part of another finger.
  • can understand the word “No” (but may not always obey this).

At the end of the month 12, your baby

  • can walk by holding onto somewhere.

In the period when he starts crawling, sliding along or rolling over, you can help him by providing him a safe place to move around comfortably To encourage his movements, you can set his toys to the places he can reach by rolling or crawling.

Although there are large differences between children, the process of teething is as follows in many children:

  • 2 lower incisors grow in month 6-8
  • 2 upper incisors grow in month 7-9
  • 2 upper lateral incisors grow in month 8-10
  • 2 lower lateral incisors grow in month 10-12.

These features are developmental goals that every baby is expected to reach in months 10-12. If you observe deficiency in your baby at these stages, you should consult your doctor.

Except for these expected developmental characteristics, some babies may drink water from a cup at the end of the 12th month, hold a small object by using his thumb and fingertips of another finger, play a clapping game, stand for a short period of time without holding onto something, say a word other than mama-papa. Some babies can show what they want without crying, they can roll a ball thrown back, they can stand without holding onto things, talk in their own language and even walk. A small group of babies can say 3 or more words, and can carry out one-step orders without signs.

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