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Social / Emotional - Images & Video Clips

Language / Communication - Images & Video Clips

  • Responds to simple spoken requests video clip
  • Uses simple gestures, like shaking head “no” or waving “bye-bye” video clip
  • Makes sounds with changes in tone (sounds more like speech) video clip
  • Says “mama” and “dada” and exclamations like “uh-oh!” video clip
  • Tries to say words you say video clip

Cognitive - Images & Video Clips

  • Explores things in different ways, like shaking, banging, throwing video clip
  • Finds hidden things easily image 1  image 2  image 3
  • Looks at the right picture or thing when it’s named video clip
  • Copies gestures image
  • Starts to use things correctly; for example, drinks from a cup, brushes hair video clip
  • Bangs two things together video clip
  • Puts things in a container, takes things out of a container video clip
  • Lets things go without help video clip
  • Pokes with index (pointer) finger image
  • Follows simple directions like “pick up the toy” video clip

Movement / Physical Development - Images & Video Clips

12 Month (1yr) Checklist (English)

1 Year Old Checklist - PDF / Fillable

  • You can take printed Checklist with you and talk with your baby's doctor at every well-baby visit about the milestones your baby has reached and what to expect next. 
  • Can also fill out same checklist on CDC Milestone Tracker App.

  • Your Baby at 12 Months

    Milestones matter! How your baby plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves offers important clues about his or her development. Check the milestones your baby has reached by 12 months.
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • YY - MM (year, full month)
  • What Most Babies Do by this Age:

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