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bebé de 12 meses y 2 semanas

In this article you will find:

  • Cognitive development of the baby
  • Language development
  • Visual development
  • Auditory development
  • Development touch
  • First steps
  • 1° visit to the dentist
  • Milk on the menu

What is more likely is that at this point you issues if your baby is 12 months and 2 weeks is already ready to take their first steps... or not, so that you clarified that the majority of children take their first steps between 9 and 12 months, and walking without said between 14 and 15 months.

Cognitive development of the baby

The child begins already to draw conclusions about their relationships and the way in which they interact.

Master the simple tasks and movements are self-sufficient and begins to imitate. As you work with your hand that is already preferring, begins to use the other as auxiliary.

Stores events in its memory for a period of time much longer. Your ability to remember events that occurred in previous weeks develops amazingly. Begins to remember events for long periods, you can group a few objects by color and shape, identifies animals that are drawn in books or magazines, we call attention to the spatial relationships, especially the weight and the distances of the objects.

He likes to experiment with the process of action, reaction, or be suddenly, and to repeat those actions that produce reactions are obvious and immediate. Your consciousness begins to develop.

Broken toys, and those that are under a box, mug or pillow, you will find it easily. Search for objects that have been hidden, even without that he has noticed. However, it only does so where you last saw them.

Towards the end of this month, will extend the hand toward an object. Guide key in a straight line towards the eye of the lock or returns the hand to put a coin through the slot of a piggy bank. Objects holes you still interested. You will have learned to empty containers, drop things, pour, fill, insert, and close.

Language development

It appears the understanding of words and simple commands. Points to her mouth, her nose. Balbuceará doing short sentences.

Towards the end of this month, you will have a vocabulary of 4 words. The active vocabulary of a child of 12 months consists mainly in the words of child language, but you will like the songs and rounds, also showing great interest in the illustrations coloured.

You can use a single word to mean many things. Begins to produce the intonation and patterns of the native language.

Visual development

Perceive the objects both in detailed form as separate, to be imitated and included in your set routine. Reacts clearly to the 3rd dimension of the objects. Is interested in the objects of voids, which feels inside and out. Tries to grab the images reflected in the mirror.

Auditory development

Is laughing at unexpected sounds. Responds consciously to 3 words: “look at the dog”, “bring the cat”, etc. Understands nouns and looks at the person or object when he hears the word.

Development touch

Already at the end of this month will improve your ability to distinguish the materials.

First steps

Don't be afraid if it still refuses to drop your hand or not long to walk. It is perfectly normal that a child does not walk alone until 15 or 16 months, or even later.

Encourage her to walk and to move about in the house, offer opportunities to move without your help and resist it in arms too. If you don't see very much convinced, you can make him walk by placing the furniture so that there is always some firm object which you can hold on to go from one side to the other. Remove potential hazards from your path, such as tablecloths, electrical cords and other dangling objects that may throw.

When you try to take their first steps, you will feel safer if you give him the hand or a finger, or if you grab both hands and you walk behind him. A toy to push it will also help you, but it must be safe and have a broad base and firm.

As to the walkers, it has been found that in addition to not being safe, they do not teach children to walk, but the opposite. And shoes when you are inside the house you try to avoid them, because the bare feet, socks or shoes with soft sole for babies help you practice balance and coordination. Use shoes with thick soles to protect your feet when you walk out to the street.

1° visit to the dentist

The first visit to the dentist will serve to reveal potential oral problems in your child and will allow your dentist to advise you on how to take care of the baby's first teeth, prevent cavities and give the correct amount of fluoride. Pediatric dentists usually have offices decorated specially for the children and are experts in to keep little ones comfortable and calm.

Lávales the teeth in the home. Do not use a brush until they begin to appear the second molars, usually between 20 and 30 months. While, clean with a gauze pad or washcloth wet cotton. Do not use toothpaste until your child is at least 2 years.

Milk on the menu

Whole milk is usually recommended at this age because toddlers need fat for growth and also as a source of energy. After 24 months, you can start taking it with a lower content of fat or even skim.

When consumed in moderate amounts, cow's milk provides many of the nutrients that a growing child needs. It is recommended that children 1 year of age drink at least ½ liter of milk per day.

When the children like them very much milk, their dads have to be careful not to give them too. If a child drinks more than 700 grams per day, do not consume other foods that are also important for a balanced diet.

On the other hand, there are children who do not like a lot of milk, at least at the beginning. With them, you can mix cow's milk with breast milk. Then you can gradually increase the proportion of milk until you reach 100 percent.


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