The parent should know a 6 months old baby developmental milestones. This would help parent what to expect and what not at the age of 6 months of your baby. Here are the milestones categorized in main three categories.

Physical Development

  • Rolls over from back to tummy
  • Sits with hand support

Communication and Social Skill

  • Imitates sounds and laughs
  • Babbles* (e.g., ‘baba’ sounds)

Play and Cognition

When lying on back…..

  • Kicks legs and plays with feet
  • Transfers a toy from one hand to another
  • Puts toy in mouth

When lying on tummy….

  • Reaches for a nearby toy

The developmental milestones chart listed above for 6 months old baby outline the behaviors and skills that children typically display at this age. However, every kid is unique in his own way and develops at his own pace depending on the opportunities and stimulation he receives at the age of 6 months.

Courtesy:, Right From Start Book By Mandira Kumar