6 Months Baby: Physical Milestones

6 Months Baby: Physical Milestones


Most babies cut their first tooth at around 6- 8 months, so always watch out for your baby’s first sign of teething. It may come along with a bit of distress (cranky baby, baby trying to chew on everything s/he gets around), but don’t worry that’s just a phase.

Motor Skills

  • Sits with own arm’s support without anyone’s help.
  • Uses fingers and hands to pick and drag small things towards her
  • Starts recognizing own image in the mirror
  • Rolls in both directions
  • Might begin to stand on feet with support
  • Crawling backward before taking any step forward
  • Plays and finds toys which are partially hidden
  • Bangs and shakes toys


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