Early Developmental Milestones 2-4 months of age

  • Rolling Over (typically from tummy to back)
  • Laying midline/ symmetrical at rest
  • Tummy Time !! Please see our tummy time website at https://nashvillepediatricspecialists.com/tummy-time
  • Holds head steady, unsupported 
  • Pushes down on legs when feet are on a hard surface 
  • Can hold a toy and shake it and swing at dangling toys 
  • Eye tracking people and objects 12 inches from faces left to right and right to left
  • Brings hands to mouth video icon
  • When your child is  lying on stomach they start to push up on their elbows
  • https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones/index.html

Early Developmental Milestones 4-6 months of age

  • Rolls over in both directions (front to back, back to front) 
  • Sitting Upright supported and unsupported
  • They begin to bounce with weight on their legs while standing supported
  • Rocks back and forth, sometimes crawling backward before moving forward https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones/index.html

Early Developmental Milestones 9-12 months of age

  • Stands, holding on 
  • Can get into sitting position video icon
  • Sits without support 
  • Pulls to stand 
  • Gets to a sitting position without help 
  • Pulls up to stand, walks holding on to furniture (“cruising”) video icon
  • May take a few steps without holding on video icon
  • May stand alone
  • Crawls
  • https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones/index.html

Have Questions about your child’s Development?

Call the office at 615-651-4833 if you have questions or want to schedule with Occupational Therapy

Please visit the CDC Development website for more information related to early milestones