9 months old

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His gross motor skills will continue developing this month. Those who started crawling earlier become more skilled in moving about. Your baby’s likely able to move from sitting upright into a crawling position, and back into sitting with increasing ease, which is great for strengthening his trunk and improving flexibility.

Your baby will probably start examining whatever he finds along the way, thanks to improved fine motor skills. At this age, babies discover their fingertips, so they’redoing a lot of pincer grasp, which involves using the tips of the thumb and index finger. Besides, babies might begin pointing and using both hands together.