Developmental Milestones

Developmental Milestones

3 months

  • Little or no head lag on being pulled to sit
  • Lying on abdomen, good head control
  • Held sitting, lumbar cuve

 

6 months

  • Lying on abdomen, arms extended
  • Lying on back, lifts and grasps feet
  • Pulls self to sitting
  • Held sitting, back straight
  • Rolls front to back

 

7 – 8 months

  • Sits without support (Refer at 12 months)

 

9 Months

  • Pulls to standing
  • Crawls

 

12 months

  • cruises
  • Walks with one hand held

 

13 – 15 months

  • Walks unsupported (Refer at 18months)

 

18 months

  • Squats to pick up a toy

 

2 years

  • Runs
  • Walks upstairs and downstairs holding on to rail

 

3 years

  • Rides tricycle using pedals
  • Walks up stairs without holding onto rail

 

4 years

  • Hops on one leg

Developmental Red Flags

Birth To 3 months

  • Persistent fisting prior to three months
  • Rolling prior to three months

4 – 6 Months

  • Absent smile by 10 weeks
  • Failure to reach for objects by 5 months

6 – 12 Months

  • Persistence of primative reflexes after 6 months

12 – 24 Months

  • Hand dominance before 13 months (may indicate hemiparesis)
  • Not walking unsupported by 18 months
  • Using a spoon develops around 12 – 15months