Baby development for 10-12-months

  • 10-12 month baby feeding:

In the 10-12 months of babies, the majority of the daily nutrition comes from complementary foods. Therefore, under the premise that the baby learns to chew food and learn to grind the food with the gums, it is added to the food supplement twice a day and gradually becomes the third food supplement. But to control the baby’s meal time, limited to 20 to 30 minutes. During this period, we should pay attention to the nutritional balance of the baby, and we must evenly balance the diet. Since the individual differences of the baby have become more and more obvious at this time, as long as the food that the baby likes to eat is okay, do not compare with other infants. Due to the gradual addition of the number of complementary foods and the amount of food, the amount of milk consumed by the baby can be gradually reduced from 10 to 12 months. Under normal circumstances, the baby’s food intake for 10 to 12 months is 1/3 to 1/2 of the adult’s food intake. The food for each meal is about half a small bowl. It is enough to add some milk to the baby.

Baby food preparation for 10 to 12 months don’t need to make into mud or paste like previous months. Some vegetables can be cut into silk or thin slices. Because of the constant chewing training, the baby has already bitten the food with the gums at this time, and after a period of chewing food, the baby has not liked the soft food or semi-liquid food. Due to the change in meals, the interval between meals is longer, so can eat a small amount of snacks, but pay attention to the nutritional value and digestibility of the snacks.

  • 10-12 month baby’s body development:

The length of a 10-month baby will continue to increase, giving the impression that he is thin. The average weight of a baby boy is 9.91 kg and the baby girl is 9.4 kg. The average length of the baby boy is 75.43 cm and the baby girl is 73.99 cm. At this time, the baby can stand alone for a moment, can crawl quickly, and Adults will hold hands and walk away, the child of this age is also a period of transition to an upright position. Once the child will sit alone, he will no longer sit honestly, just think Stand up. The child can pull up the railing to stand up from the lying position or the seat, pull the mother with both hands or hold the things and move. Some children have learned to pick up things in one hand during this time. As the child learns to open his fingers at will, he will start to like to throw things.

At 11 months, the baby boy weighs 7.9 to 12.0 kg, and the length is 69.6 to 80.2 cm. The weight of the baby girl is 7.2 to 11.3 kg, and the length is 67.5 to 78.7 cm. . At this time, the baby grows 4 to 6 teeth. The baby has been able to walk with one hand of the parent and can hold the cart forward or turn away. He will also stretch his legs when wearing pants. The spoon has a special meaning for the child, not only can be used as a drumstick, but also can learn to send food to the mouth. He can sit and play smoothly, sit on a low chair without any difficulty, and walk on the furniture.

At 12 months, the weight of the baby boy is 8.1 to 12.4 kg, and the length is 70.7 to 81.5 cm. The weight of the baby girl is 7.4 to 11.6 kg, and the length is 68.6 to 80. 0 cm. Growing 6-8 teeth. (The number of teeth will be different from person to person) At this time, the baby can stand up, sit down, and walk more agile around the furniture. He doesn’t have to help, he can stand alone and walk a few steps. When standing, you can bend down to pick things up, and try to climb some low furniture. Some babies are already able to walk on their own, although they are not quite stable, but they are very interested in walking. This change makes the children’s eyes wide open.

  • 10-12 month baby brain development:

Emotional development: As time goes by, the child’s self-concept becomes more mature, likes to be praised, and proactively close to the children. You used to expect him to be obedient when he was comfortable, but now it is difficult to do so, he will express his needs in his own way. At this time, the baby has been able to perform the simple request made by the adult. He will interact with adults with facial expressions, simple language and movements. Children can try to give toys to others in this period. The mood also began to be affected by the mood of the mother. Like to socialize with adults and imitate adult behavior.

Language development: At this time, the baby can accurately understand the meaning of simple words. Under the reminder of adults, he will call father and mother, grandma, aunt, etc.; There will be some actions that express the meaning of the word, such as erecting a finger to indicate that one year old; can imitate the voice of an adult and speak some simple words. At this time, although the child speaks less, he can express his wishes and requirements with words and begin to communicate with others in language. Imitating and speaking some words, the “sound” that is emitted begins to have a certain specific meaning, which is the characteristic of the children’s language pronunciation at this stage.

What should parents do?

  1. Interact with people. At this time, the baby has a certain ability to move, has a wider interest in the surrounding world, has social needs and strong curiosity. Therefore, parents should also take time out to play games with children every day for emotional communication. An optimistic, caring family atmosphere will make children happy, and willing to interact with others. Parents should also take children out of the activities frequently, let children contact more with colorful nature, contact with the society, observe and learn the experience of people’s interactions, and continue to cultivate the manners and words of civility and politeness in the process of children’s interaction with others.
  2. Guide children to actively pronounce and imitate pronunciation in daily life, and actively create a good language environment for babies. Let the children learn to use the “uncle”, “auntie”, “brother”, “sister” to hello to the surrounding people. If the adult asks “What is this?” Let the child answer. Encourage the child to imitate the expression and voice of the parents. When he succeeds, we can kiss him and encourage him happily.