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Your Baby’s New Independence

Author GreatDad Writers
Submitted 05-11-2007

Your baby is now playing
more with his toys. At seven
months, he may try to move
around more by crawling on
his belly to get a toy. Be sure
to inspect your house for
possible dangers.Babies find
everything. They can see tiny things on the floor and under furniture that
you may not see when you are standing. When checking to make sure the
floor is a safe place, be sure to get down on the floor yourself, and search
carefully with your eyes and hands for any dangers.


Your baby’s memory and attention span are increasing. He may try to
imitate noises or simple actions, such as clapping. He ikes to play peek-aboo.
He may move his head or body around to look for toys that he
suddenly cannot see.

Your baby will begin to drop toys on the floor to see you pick them up. He
is learning that his rattle makes noise when he hits it or waves it around.
He is learning that he can make a noise by banging a toy on the floor or a
table. He can move a toy from one hand to the other. He may hold two toys
for a very short time.

Your baby knows you. He knows that you are the same person who greets
him every morning. He may be shy around people he has not seen before.
He may not like it if someone rushes up to him and picks him up. He may
need a little time to get used to someone new before he gets picked up by
that person.

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