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19 August 2003

Milestones: Twelve months

By the end of a baby's first year, he or she have mastered numerous skills. Your baby even start walking soon. Here is a list of what you may expect.

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  • Sits well on floor and for indefinite time
  • Rises to sitting position from lying down
  • Pulls to standing
  • Crawls or shuffles on buttocks
  • Walks one hand held
  • Walks holding on to furniture
  • Picks up fine objects with pincer grasp
  • Says two or three words with meaning
  • Starts to understand simple questions
  • Gets upset if you take a toy away
  • Knows own name
 
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