If you are concerned about your child, there must be a reason.
Your next step is to see what milestones your child "should" be doing at their age. Then you can compare with what you see in your child.
There are ways to find out if your child is in the normal range of development, or if some parts of their development are unusually delayed. Often a warning sign is what a child is NOT doing.
Here’s what you can do:
Click here to learn more about Developmental Milestones. (It will open in a new tab on your screen) This is a very helpful website!
Find your child's age on this site and look up what they should be doing. There are checklists, pictures, and videos that show the normal milestones.
If your child is not doing some of these things, check with your doctor and ask to get a developmental screening. We'll talk about that next.
Sources: CDC, Act Early