Ages and Stages: Your Baby at 5 Months

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The fifth month of life sets the stage for more interactive developmental growth. You will notice your baby starting to:

  • Sit, if supported, to view her world.
  • Start to connect eyes and fingers. Cooperate in reaching and grasping toys.
  • Make sounds and interrupt conversations when he wants attention.
  • Display an awareness and wariness with strangers.
  • Babble double consonants such as baba, dada, mama.

Development Milestones

5 Months
Fine Motor
Gross Motor

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