As parents, it’s always exciting to witness our child’s milestones – be it the first smile, first step, first word, grabs or roll over.
It is also natural for parents to worry whether baby’s development is on track and how baby’s development generally unfolds. Every child is different and development/milestones vary from child to child.
Every child looks extremely cute when they start sitting or sit with support.
Sitting is an important developmental achievement which gives a child a new outlook of the world and at the same time grants a new level of independence but babies need to learn how to balance first before being able to sit.
Most babies at 6 months develop the neck, upper body and back muscle and are able to sit with support. However, some of them might need more time and may start sitting independently when they become 7 months old, for some infants, the ability to sit unassisted will come as late as 9 months especially if baby spends lots of time lying down.
Here are few things to keep in mind when babies learn to sit with support: