Your baby at 6 to 9 months (1640)

Key points below

What should my baby be learning?

Gross motor skills: Big body movements

By 6 to 8 months:

By 9 months:

Fine motor skills: Play and self help

Language and social skills

Sensory Processing: Understanding sights, sounds, tastes, touch, smell and movement

How can I help my baby?

Gross motor skills

Fine motor skills

Language and social skills

Sensory skills


Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has special health care needs that were not covered by this information.