6 Months Baby Development Index

Movement and head control

Your baby may be starting to sit up alone by six months. Your 6-month-old can probably roll from their back to their stomach and vice versa. . Some babies can propel themselves around the floor using this rolling method. Or, they may creep forward or backward — sliding around on their tummies while pushing against the floor. You may notice your baby rise up on hands and knees and rock back and forth.

Sight, hearing and awareness

At 6 months, they started to look around at things nearby. Babies at this age will show curiosity about things and tries to get things that are out of reach. They begin to responds to sounds by making sounds and makes sounds to show joy and displeasure. Your 6-month-old baby can also respond to their own name.

Social, emotional and communication

Your 6-month-old baby should be smiling, laughing, and babbling away (“ma-ma,” “ba-ba”). To help them learn the language, read stories together every night.

Babies at this age are starting to recognize people and things around them. Your baby will start to feel comfortable with the familiar — mommy, daddy, grandma, and grandpa, as well as a few of their favorite toys. You might see the first signs of fear when they are with strange people or in new situations.

6 months baby development care

1. Eyes.

 At 6 months, mothers should take good care of their eyes. The best suggestion is to regularly take your baby for professional vision inspection and care to prevent the baby from cross-eying.

2. The oral cavity.

At 6 months, the baby’s teeth begin to appear slowly. At this time, the saliva is secreted a lot, and many babies will have drooling. Therefore, oral care is very important at this time. Wipe saliva frequently to avoid long-term retention of saliva on clothing and corners of the mouth, causing bacterial infections.

3. Sleep.

Sleep has always been very important for babies. At this time, the baby has a longer range of activity, so the physical exertion is also greater. You should ensure that the baby has enough sleep and develop good sleep habits.

The 6-month-old baby’s physical function and nervous system are beginning to gradually mature, so many performances will be different from before. This is a normal performance. Moms pay attention to daily care and don’t get sick to ensure the baby’s health.

Prevention of common diseases of 6-month-old baby development

The most common diseases at 6 month is diarrhea especially around the age of half. In order to avoid such problems for babies at 6 months, you should promote and insist on breastfeeding.

Another common disease is intussusception. Intussusception is also one of the gastrointestinal diseases. There is jam-like stools about a day after the onset of the disease, and there are blood stains when checking the anus. Please follow the step-by-step process when adding supplementary foods to ensure that the baby can gradually adapt to the symptoms of intussusception.

The diseases that are common in babies at 6 months are related to the gastrointestinal tract, so mothers must pay attention to gastrointestinal problems. When feeding babies, we must pay attention to the clean and healthy diet, at this time to prevent the fundamentals of disease.

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