Growing is inevitable. Watching your infant grow and perform various acts in each stage of growth is an emotional experience for you. You need to be aware of the milestones that he gets past during his normal growth.
You can measure your son’s growth and behavioral progress using established milestone charts. As your infant’s ability to move around on his own and his curiosity on his surroundings increases, he is going to learn more and learn faster. He will continuously impress you with his new abilities every day. You may want to measure and record the milestones he crosses.
A milestone chart helps you keep track of your little darling’s progress. It also informs you of what to anticipate and when to raise a flag. Some of these milestones are lifting his head, turning over, crawling, walking and a little talking. With these charts to help you, the growth of your baby is all the more exciting with goals to look forward to. However, not all milestone charts are dependable. Some are false and filled with myths. You need to know what the facts are and what are not.
According to mayoclinic.org “Your baby might reach some developmental milestones ahead of schedule and lag behind a bit on others. This is normal and usually no cause for concern. It's a good idea, however, to be aware of the signs or symptoms of a problem.” Rest assured children exhibit individuality even in how they grow. Your little button might be a late bloomer.
This ClipBook is replete with useful information and includes videos to help you understand established growth milestones. So, buckle up and get ready for a very educative read.
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