If you have not secured the house earlier, now is the time to do it. Crawl at the level of the child, try to detect possible dangers. Remove fragile and sharp objects from the child’s field of activity so high that the baby does not reach them. Attach all not very stable furniture to the wall. This is especially true for dressers and whatnots.
In the child, most likely, 2-4 teeth have already erupted. Many mothers notice that the intervals between the teeth are quite large. Do not worry, most likely, they will close closer to two years, when all 20 deciduous teeth erupt.
In the diet at 8 months, you can add fruit. For a start – in pureed form, later – in small pieces. The rest of the introduced products – vegetables, cereals, meat – vary. Continue reading
If the child still does not sit down on his own, then be sure to consult a doctor. The main thing is not to miss the neurological pathology, which often manifests itself only at the end of the first year of life. Many diseases that have formed in utero cannot be diagnosed immediately after birth.
According to the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), at 9 months, the child needs to eat food in pieces. If before you used a blender or prepared homogeneous mashed potatoes, then from 9 months it is worth giving up on them. Just boil the vegetables and knead them with a fork (so that the slices are safe). So the child will get used to the fact that food does not have a homogeneous structure. In addition, this is an important stage for the development of the maxillofacial apparatus in principle and the formation of the chewing process in particular. Do not delay with this. Continue reading
Now a dance appears in the physical development of the child. Of course, this is still a kind of movement to the music, but this is only the beginning! Turn on funny music more often and sing with it.
The baby’s sleep is also quite long. Many children by the age of 11 months are already sleeping twice a day, some only once.
Motor skills are improved, in particular fine motor skills. The child already knows how to turn the pages of a cardboard book, wrinkles and tears the paper, even if not accurately, but turns the pages of a regular book.
Changes are also taking place in the diet – a child can eat soft fruits on his own. Do not let the child eat solid fruit or vegetables in a piece (apple, Continue reading