Months 10-12: Common milestones
Sep 13, 2012
Baby development: 10-12 months
SheKnows shares common baby milestones for little ones between the ages of 10 and 12 months.
10 months Waves "bye-bye"
Uses thumb-finger pincer grasp to pick up items/toys
Masters crawling without dragging belly
Communicates his wants/needs by pointing or using hand gestures
Can stand unassisted for a few seconds at a time
11 months Says "mama" or "dada" to the proper parent
Engages in patty-cake and/or peek-a-boo
Stands alone for a couple of seconds
Can "cruise" — walk assisted around a coffee table
Can understand the word "no" and other one-step or easy instructions
Can put toys into a bin
Can communicate at least one word besides "mama" and "dada"
12 months Can imitate your (or others') actions
Communicates what she wants/needs through pointing or gestures
Takes a few steps or can walk unassisted
Can say two other words besides "mama" or "dada"
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