child development in 9 months


  • The activity and the child's new skills
  • Meals nine baby
  • Toys for Baby
  • Sleep and baby walking
  • Test to determine the development of the necessary skills a nine-month baby

Time is running relentlessly. It seems like only yesterday that your baby is born, notifying all the loud cry, and today he was sitting alone, crawls, and even trying to get up on legs still not firmly established. 9 months - an important stage in the development of the child, when he actively learns the world and acquiring new skills. The fewer months left to the year, the faster and more noticeable is the development of children. 9-month-old baby should weigh 8, 6-9 kg, and its growth reaches 70-75 cm. Of course, these figures are averages, and parents should not hit the panic if the growth and weight of the baby differ slightly from the standard. But in the case when there are significant deviations from the norm, a pediatrician should send a crumb to the survey.
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The activity and the child's new skills

Toddler in 9 months characterized by unusual activity. At this age, the child begins to crawl well enough, and he makes a lot of effort for a thorough investigation of the surrounding space. Kid strives to touch everything, turn, open and taste, so parents need to hide away all sharp and small objects, household chemicals, medicines, and other things that can harm her son or daughter. To make sure your toddler does not put his fingers in the socket, purchase a special plug for them. Especially dangerous to be the kid in the kitchen, where he was continually in danger of a boiling pot or kettle, which he can easily topple over. Parents need to ensure maximum security for the crumbs during his waking hours, so you can not leave it unattended.

Child perfectly holds back and sitting, he easily manages to get in the prone position. 9 months - a period when pipsqueak makes no attempt to get up, holding his mother's hand or the surrounding area. However, to stand without support it is still very difficult. Do not force your baby to get on its feet, if this has not yet aspire. Some actively crawling children a desire to gain a foothold on the legs comes a month or two later than those who do not crawl.

This child is actively developed and enriched with new sounds. Scarce easily delivers simple syllables and words "to", "ma," "ba," "Mom," "Dad," manipulates the volume of voice and trying to repeat some simple words of adults. At 9 months, the baby readily points his finger at familiar objects, which he called adults and performs basic requests ("give", "take", "Go up to handle").

The problem with a pot for the majority of the nine-month child ceases to exist. Normally, at this age, a child signs or sounds makes it clear to adults about their physiological needs and allows you to seat yourself in the pot. But there are times when chubby little boy of 9 months can not "make friends" with a pot. If you experience a problem, look for the pot. Maybe he's just a cold or uncomfortable for crumbs.

 proper nutrition baby in 9 months
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Meals nine baby

Many of the nine-month babies continue to be breastfed, but their diet is already quite diverse. In addition to mother's milk, they are happy to eat milk porridge, soups with meat, fruit and vegetable purees, milk products. In the 9 months to be entered in the menu baby boiled sea fish, choosing lean (hake, pollock). Baby, prone to allergic reactions, the fish should be given with extreme caution, since the tiny portions.

If the baby has enough teeth to bite and chew, you can offer him with care baby chew solid cookies or drying. With solid food toddler will massage your gums itchy. However, one should observe that the child is not bitten off by a large piece of pastry, as it could choke. The nine-month baby should be taught to drink water from a cup. Buy him a small unbreakable cup with two handles, which he can easily hold in their hands.

Most young mothers believe that their pipsqueak - old enough to try and give him a piece of smoked sausage, fried cutlet, a spoonful of salad "Olivier" and other food to the overall table. Do not be like that, because the baby's digestive system is unable to cope with the heavy and fatty foods. As a result of this zakarmlivaniya a baby from an early age have problems with the liver, stomach and pancreas.
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Toys for Baby

Buying a 9-month-old chubby little boy toy, prefer soft little animals, audio and mobile toys. Given that the modern market is full of low-quality children's products production, purchase your baby toys at retail stores, or at least ask for a certificate of quality for the products. The toys that your child will play, should not be sharp and looseness. Since pipsqueak in 9 months has a habit of pulling everything into his mouth, make sure that its toys are always clean.

9 months - this is the age when the child begins to collect a pyramid, push through different geometric figures in the right holes and build a tower out of blocks, so buy for him, these educational games. Not only do they appear on a positive improvement in the fine motor handles the crumbs, but will have a positive effect on his intellectual development. With a baby at this age can play in a variety of games designed to improve the coordination of movements. Teach your child playing "Ladushki", ride with him the ball on a flat surface, ask him to show his face in his nose, mouth and eyes, give him a piece of paper, and let him sever it.

 toys for baby in 9 months
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Sleep and baby walking

Dream of Life 9-month-old baby continues to play an important role. A child should not sleep at night less than 10 hours and rest during the day 1-2 times for 1, 5-2 hours. It is important that the baby went to bed at the same time, in which case it will be able to fall asleep easily, and it will always wake up in a good mood. From the age of nine crumbs can start to read before going to sleep very simple tale, because reading develops imagination perfect little children.

The normal development of a baby is impossible without fresh air. Walking with her mother on the street have become a regular pastime. It is not necessary to avoid the festivities in bad weather, because the cold promotes hardening of the child. Just put your child warmly and nothing to worry about. It would be good if your crumbs at this age will first friends. Nothing develops the child how to communicate with other children. By the way, a walk can be turned into an exciting game: show son or daughter flowers, leaves on a tree, a cat, a bird. Have your child copy dog ​​barking or the buzz of the aircraft in the sky. Baby with interest will absorb new information.

A child in the first 9 months of easily distinguished acquaintances from strangers. He cautiously welcomes any new person in their environment and may cry if a stranger will approach too close to him or take him in her arms. Adults should be aware that sudden loud cry or scream able to scare the kid, so his presence is not necessary to be violent emotions.
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Test to determine the development of the necessary skills a nine-month baby

Determine your child's development during the ninth month of life, a simple mini test. So the kid does not lag behind their peers, if he:

  • confidently holds back while sitting, crawling the toy, lifted him over the outstretched hands and gets up, can take small objects with both hands;
  • able to express their wishes gestures;
  • imitates simple movements of adults (knock spoon on the table, beat the drum sticks);
  • responds to his name, knows the names of mom, dad, brother or sister, can show objects, hearing their names;
  • responsible smile a smile;
  • holding the hand of an adult or support, can itself climb a few steps up;
  • He is playing in the company of other children under the supervision of adults, repeating the actions of another child;
  • in his own plays heard from adults syllables and words;
  • expresses a desire to sit on the potty;
  • fulfills the requests of senior "give", "go", "eat" and others.

If your child has successfully fulfilled most of the above steps, then his physical and mental development are normal. Encourage your baby's activity as much as possible to communicate with him, read his books and sing songs. Tot, surrounded by love and care, will grow up healthy and to please you with new achievements.

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