Speech Pathologist: Baby Communication Milestones
Speech Pathologist: Baby communication milestones. Development of milestones such as smiles, gazing, crying, laughing and smiling, discriminating sounds
Baby Communication – What are they saying?
If only your baby came with a dictionary! But it doesn’t, and a large part of the early months (and years) is spent trying to work out what your baby is saying.
Late roller – mum asks about other parents experiences with baby rolling late. Parents share the ages their baby rolled and some tips to encourage rolling
Baby Refusing Solids
Parents Tips: Parents share their best tips for a solids strike with baby refusing solids
Encouraging Baby to sit up
Q&A: I’m after advice on how I can encourage my 7 month old to sit up by himself. I spend a lot of time with him on the floor in between my legs but that doesn’t seem to be working as he flops to his side.
When did you start to feel baby move?
Q&A: Just wondering when will I feel baby move in my first pregnancy?
Milestones – What age did your little one start to roll?
What age did your little one start to roll?
When to start Tummy Time
Q&A: I was just wondering when mum’s started to do tummy time with their bubs?
Should my baby be sitting?
Q&A: Should I be worried that my 6 month old is not sitting by himself yet?
When did your baby start crawling and walking?
Q&A: When did your child start crawling and/or walking.
Exploring and Learning: Fine Motor Skills
When you hear ‘fine motor skills’, you’re hearing about your child’s finger and hand muscles – the way children grasp, manipulate, stack, sort and develop hand-eye coordination. These skills are an important part of childhood development as they help children prepare for pre-school and school tasks such as writing, drawing, cutting and colouring.
Tummy Time In Babies Video
Tummy time is an important activity which helps babies develop vital skills and muscles.
Creative development in babies and toddlers
Children grow naturally – therefore, given the right environment most will grow into happy well-adjusted human beings. Jan Jones explains how the carer’s rule is to enhance the setting and respond to their interests, answer their questions and cater for their energy, and encouraging them to take advantage of the moment.
Stages of Development by Age (12 months to 5 years)
Jan Jones lists the stages of development from 12 months to five years. She covers developmental milestones for skills such as fine, gross and social, as well as speech and language, and suggests ways to encourage development at home.
Helping your baby to talk
Every baby learns to talk by listening to people talk, by playing with sounds and words, and by talking to others. Our early childhood expert, Jan Jones, describes how babies first learn to recognise sounds, and then create them based on these foundations.
Q&A: What age did your baby reach milestones like rolling, crawling, walking, sleeping through the night, first tooth etc?
Childhood Development: Developing through Play
Decades of research have documented that play has a crucial role in the optimal growth, learning and development of children from infancy through adolescence.