Are you concerned about the progress in your baby’s posture as he grows? Do you want to check whether your baby’s posture and positions are correct as per his age group? If you nodded along positively, here’s where you can learn about your baby and the correct posture he should adapt to as he grows a little more every month. Let’s read more about correct posture, shall we?
When a baby is just born, checking for posture is a little premature as he cannot support himself just yet. But gradually, appropriate motor skill development helps your baby to learn and adapt to different progressive movements and positions every month. So, let’s have a look at some common postures that your baby should get used to as he grows.
Check these Baby Postures to See if Your Baby adopts the Right Postures for his Age-
1. Postures of a 3-month-old Baby
As your baby completes three months, he may learn to move himself and roll from his tummy to back. If you give your little one tummy time, you might find him making efforts to lift his head high. At this stage, your baby can even hold his head up with your support and learn to have control over his head movements.
2. Postures of a 4-month-old Baby
Your 4-months-old baby likes to reach up and grab whatever he can, such as rattles, small blocks, dangling rings, and other toys, and you may see him rolling far to reach a toy. As your infant completes four months, you can find him rolling from back to tummy and tummy to back. If you support your baby’s hips, lower back, and bottom, he can sit up with support.
3. Postures of a 5-month-old Baby
Around 5 months, your little one can move and hold his head up all by himself. Also, your baby can move his body with wriggling and rolling movements. Your 5-month-old can sit up with your support and use his hands to balance himself.
4. Postures of a 6-month-old Baby
As your baby completes six months, you can find him sitting up without your support for some time, using his arms to balance the sitting posture. Also, you will find your baby ‘commando crawling’ around the room, i.e. the initial stage of crawling.
5. Postures of a 7-month-old Baby
Your 7-month-old baby will have well-developed motor skills by now and you can see him sit on his own for a longer time than he used to a month back. Crawling, shuffling, bending, stretching the legs, and rolling are common movements and postures at this age. With your guidance, your 7-month-old can also stand for a short time.
6. Postures of an 8-month-old Baby
As your little one completes eight months, your baby builds good muscle strength for performing more complex postures and movements. You can see you baby pulling himself up to stand and walk.
7. Postures of a 9-month-old Baby
Your 9-month-old baby can easily crawl around the house. You can also find him putting a foot forward by holding on to the furniture or your hands, making an effort to walk.
8. Postures of a 10-month-old Baby
With the completion of 10-months, you can find your baby chasing you around by crawling rapidly and efficiently. Your 10-month-old has good muscle strength to perform complex movements, such as making efforts to stand on own for a while.
9. Postures of an 11-month-old Baby
This is the ideal time when your baby may take his first steps on his own as he completes eleven months. Your baby can already hold onto furniture and stand by himself. As walking is quite tiring for your 11-month-old, you can see him walking a few steps on his own before he resorts to crawling again.
10. Postures of a One-year-old Baby
By the time your baby turns one year old, you can find him riding a small baby tri-cycle with your help. Now, your baby has fully-developed motor skills and he can sit, crawl, stand, and walk easily without any concerns.