Child Development, 3 months – 6 months

Your Developing Baby from 3 to 6 Months

  • Recognizes caregivers
  • Becomes excited when about to be fed and at bath times
  • Fixes eyes on caregiver’s face when feeding
  • Reaches for and lets go of objects
  • Responds to  his/her name
  • Cries when uncomfortable
  • Recognizes faces and shows a preference for familiar people

There are many ways you can help your child’s development.

Play is a learning experience for children. Play is a universal and vital process for the healthy development of every child. Play is the child’s work and allows him/her to explore the world in which he/she lives and grows.

If you have any concerns about your child’s development, talk to your public health nurse or family doctor.

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Last updated: 2020-07-31