Summary of Milestones
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GROSS MOTOR
VISION + FINE MOTOR
HEARING + SPEECH
SOCIAL
NEWBORN
Limbs flexed
Symmetrical posture
Head lag
Startles to loud noises
6 WEEKS
Follows moving object or face by turning head. (3M)
Smiles Responsively
6 – 8 WEEKS
Raises head to 45˚
3 – 4 MONTHS
Head control
Reaches out for toys (6m)
Vocalises alone or coos,   and laughs when spoken to (7m)
6 – 8 MONTHS
Sits without support.
-6m round back
-8m straight back (9m)
Puts food into mouth
7 MONTHS
Transfers toys from one hand to another. (8m)
Turns to soft sounds out of sight
8 – 9 MONTHS
Crawling
7 – 10 MONTHS
7m – sounds used indescriminantly
10m – sounds used discriminantly to parents
10 MONTHS
Stands independently
Walks around furniture (12m)
Mature pincer grip
Fears strangers (10m)
10 – 12 MONTHS
Waves bye – bye
Plays peek a boo
12 MONTHS
 
 
Walks unsteadily with broad gait and hands apart
2 or 3 words other than mama and dada
Drinks from cup with both hands
15 MONTHS
Walks alone steadily (18m)
16 – 18 MONTHS
Immature pencil grip
Makes marks with crayons
18 MONTHS
Builds a tower of 3 bricks
6 – 10 words
points to 4 parts of body
Holds spoon and gets food into mouth safely (18m)
Begins to help dressing self
18 M – 2 YRS
Builds a tower of 6 bricks
Symbolic play
20 – 24 MONTHS
2 or more words to make simple phrases (2yrs)
Dry by day
Pulls off some clothing
2 YRS
Able to draw a line with pencil
2 ½ YRS
Runs and jumps
Builds a tower of 8 bricks or a train with 4 bricks
2 ½ – 3YRS
Talks constantly in 3-4 word sentences (3yrs)
Understands commands
4YRS
Builds bridge from seen model
Draws circle with pencil
Parallel play
Interactive play
Takes turns
5YRS
Draws squares and triangles with pencil

 

 

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Dr Tom Leach MBChB DCH EMCert(ACEM) currently works as a GP Registrar and an Emergency Department CMO in Australia. He is also a Clinical Associate Lecturer at the Australian National University. After graduating from his medical degree at the University of Manchester in 2011, Tom completed his Foundation Training at Bolton Royal Hospital, before moving to Australia in 2013. He started almostadoctor whilst a third year medical student in 2009. Read full bio

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