6-12 Months

Baby's First Year Guide

This is a month by month guide to your Baby's First Year. It covers milestones and development, sleeping, babycare, immunisation reminders, feeding and more.


Need help? Talk to others about any issues with baby on our forums. Discuss anything about life with your baby birth to six months and six to twelve months, chat to other mums about breastfeeding, sleeping, starting solids and allergy and food intolerances.

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Eight-month old babies operate in "we mode", according to experts.

Babies are cleverer than we think

Eight-month-old babies know when they need another's person help – and act accordingly, finds new research examining the way infants develop their early communication skills.

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When your baby starts crawling

Once I overcame the thrill of my baby meeting a new developmental landmark, I realised the practical implications of living with a crawler were not so sparkly.

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Parenting an early walker

Watching your child take their first wobbly steps is one of the best parenting highs you'll ever experience. But with that high comes a new reality.

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Crawling baby

Not crawling? Don't worry

Among the most pesistent myths about infancy is the idea that crawling matters. However there is no scientific study that links not crawling to any negative outcomes. None.

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