7 Months Baby Development Index
Movement and head control
Your baby may start to roll both ways ( front to back, back to front) and sit with and then without the support of their hands. At 6 months, they will support their whole weight on their legs when you are trying to put their legs on a surface. They can reach objects with one hand and transfer objects from hand to hand. You may notice them using raking grasp (not pincer).
Sight, hearing and awareness
At 7 months, your baby will start to respond to their own name and begin to respond to ‘no’. Babies at this age are starting to distinguish emotions by tone of voice and respond to sound by making sounds. They use their voice to express joy and displeasure. They explore a lot with their hands and mouth and struggle to get objects that are out of their reach.
Social, emotional and communication
Your 7-month-old baby should be enjoying social play, interested in mirror images and respond to other people’s expressions of emotion and appears joyful often.
7 months baby development care
The first is deciduous teeth care. Since the 7-month-old baby has already begun to show deciduous teeth, we must pay attention to the care of deciduous teeth at this time. Keep your baby’s mouth clean. After every meal and after getting up from bed, you can let your baby drink some water, which can play a role in cleaning the mouth.
Secondly, it is necessary to prevent the baby from having calcium deficiency. 7-month-old babies are prone to symptoms of calcium insufficiency, irritability, and sweating. Therefore, mothers should pay attention to calcium supplementation.
The most important thing is immunity. In order to ensure that the baby’s immunity is not compromised, it is recommended that mothers can be vaccinated when the baby is 7 months, this is very helpful for the healthy growth of the baby afterwards.
7-month-old baby’s disease prevention
First, pay attention to gastrointestinal diseases. In addition to breast milk and milk powder, 7-month-old babies will have complementary foods. With a steady diet of breast milk (your baby will nurse about four to six times a day) or formula (expect about three to four bottles filled with 7 to 8 ounces of formula a day) and solids.
Second, pay attention to whether the baby’s calcium absorption is sufficient. Calcium plays a vital role in the baby’s growth. As the 7-month-old baby starts to wean slowly and add supplementary foods such as milk, cheese and tofu