Month 7

Month 7

Mental Development

  • Respond to their own name
  • Begin to respond to “no”
  • Respond to sounds by making sounds
  • Babble chains of consonants
  • Find partially hidden objects

Visual Development

  • Have developed full colour vision
  • Have mature distance vision
  • Be able to track moving objects well

Growth

  • Weigh about 7.6 kg if she’s a girl or about 8.3 kg if he’s a boy
  • Be about 67.3 cm tall if she’s a girl or about 69.2 cm tall if he’s a boy

Motor Development

  • Sit without support
  • Drink from a cup with your assistance
  • Roll both ways – from stomach to back, and from back to front
  • Support their entire weight on their legs

Social and Emotional Development

  • Respond to other people’s expressions of emotion
  • Use their own voice to express joy and unhappiness
  • Try to attract attention through their actions

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