Although no 2 children develop at the same rate, they should be able to do certain things at certain ages. Learning to sit up, walk, and talk are some of the major developmental milestones your child will achieve.

Here is information about how babies and young children typically develop. Examples of developmental milestones for ages 1 month to 6 years are listed.

NOTE: If you see large differences between your child’s age and the milestones listed, talk with your child’s doctor.

Remember to take your child to his recommended well-child (health supervision) visits. At each visit, your child’s doctor will check his progress and ask you about the ways you see your child growing.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends regular well-child visits at the following times:

Your pediatrician may recommend additional visits. If you have any questions or concerns about your child, talk with your child’s doctor. If there...

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