Have a chat to your Child & Family Health Nurse or GP if your baby is not
  • Responsive to you and aware of sounds around them.
  • Babbling and making sounds.
  • Sitting without support or beginning to crawl or pull to stand.
  • Playing with feet or swapping objects between hands.
  • Interested in holding toys.
  • Learning to eat lumpy solids.
Why LOVE is essential
Jack is getting bigger now and able to start interacting with those around him more. At this age, babies like Jack may change from being friendly with everyone to wanting to stay close to those they know.

This is a normal part of their emotional and social development. You may have heard people talk about separation anxiety. This is the age it usually occurs and depending on each baby some will be more distressed being separated from the main people who care for them than others.