The palmar grasp reflex, which is present at birth, occurs when an object is placed in the infant's palm. The infant responds by grasping the object. This reflex should disappear at six months of age.
At six months of age, an infant will be able to sit up momentarily using his or her hands for body support.
A baby at this age will be able to roll over in both directions; stomach to back, and back to stomach.
At this age, a baby will be able to transfer an object from one hand to the other hand.
A raking grasp occurs at six months of age, which is the flexion of fingers to bring objects into the palm. This kind of grasp occurs before babies develop a pincer grasp.
By six months of age, infants begin to babble using consonant sounds.
At this age, an infant will begin to respond to his or her own name.
Stranger anxiety is a form of distress that babies experience when exposed to unfamiliar people. Many sources state that stranger anxiety typically begins to develop at around six months of age.
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