Baby's starting to understand cause and effect, which means he loves grabbing, tasting, banging, shaking, and throwing. This makes it especially important to keep sharp objects, breakables, drinks, and your hair out of baby's reach. He's also learning to differentiate pastel colors. Keep exposing him to books and toys with wide ranges of hues to further expand his awareness of color.
[tip] To help build baby's leg and torso strength, gently pull him up from a sitting position and hold him while he stands for a few seconds.
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All medical information reviewed by Dr. Paula Prezioso of Pediatric Associates in New York City
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