From seeing to walking, learn about all the different stages of your baby’s growth.
Unsure about your baby's milestones? Our guide can help you understand your baby’s development, what to expect and the great ways you can encourage them.
When do babies see?
Seeing is believing
Your baby’s vision makes great advances within the first 12 months, yet their vision won’t fully develop until they’re 3-5 years old. At birth they’ll detect light and motion, developing to identify large shapes and faces.
When do babies teethe?
The tooth of it all
Teething usually begins around 6 months, when the primary teeth break through the gums, but teething can happen anytime between 3 and 12 months. Baby’s gums can become sore and swollen but there’s several ways you can make teething more comfortable...
When do babies crawl?
Ready, set, crawl
Crawling may be the first way your baby moves around on their own. Typically this happens between 6-10 months, but this can vary from child to child. To support their development, here are some tips to strengthen their muscles...
Classic hands and knees – This is when your baby stands on flat palm and knees, moving their hand and opposite knee, and then alternates.
Bear crawl – Very similar to classic crawl, your baby will maintain straight arms and legs, looking very much like a bear.
Commando crawl – Keeping their belly to the ground, your baby will push themselves around, whilst still being fairly rooted.
Crab crawl – Similar to a crab, baby will move backwards or sideways, propelling themselves with their hands.
When do babies walk?
One small step for baby…
On average, a baby can take their first steps between 9 and 12 months and walk around 3 months after. Babies need to develop their balance and coordination to walk and there are a few ways that you can help...
What's next for baby?
Toys for development
Allowing your child to learn through play is both a fun and rewarding experience. Discover how their favourite games, songs and books can help develop their day-to-day abilities.