Let's Get Moving

Let's get moving

Your 0-12 month timeline

Your baby’s first year is full of big moments and even bigger moves. From rolling to sitting, standing to walking, there’s no stopping your little gymnast. Want to know what to expect at each stage? And how to encourage your little one to move? Every baby is different, and they move at their own pace.

But you can help your mini’s forward – or sometimes backwards – motion with this timeline and simple tricks.

Rolling Tips

3 Months - Rolls from side to back

1. Give your baby lots of tummy time to help build upper body strength.

3 - 6 Months - Rolls from tummy to back

2. Use tempting toys to encourage your baby to roll on their playmat.

6 - 9 Months - Rolls in both directions

3. Always keep your baby steady when they’re lying on a changing table.

Sitting Up Tips

3 Months - Holds head when placed sitting

1. Give your baby lots of tummy time to help build upper body strength.

5 Months - Sits with help of hands in front

2. Use tempting toys to encourage your baby to roll on their playmat.

9 Months - Sits well without support

Crawling Tips

6 Months - Rocks on hands and knees

1. From commando crawling to bottom shuffling, every baby has a different crawling style.

6 - 9 Months - Crawls backwards and forwards

2. Once your baby is on the move, make sure that their crawling space is safe.

9 - 12 Months - Crawls up the stairs

Standing Tips

6 - 9 Months - Pulls to stand, stands with support

1. Boost your baby’s balancing act by encouraging them to pull up and reach toys on the sofa.

9 - 12 Months - Shows better balance

2. Help your baby to cruise by leaving a toy trail along the sofa and encourage them to keep moving.

Walking Tips

9 - 12 Months - Walk when you hold both hands

1. Your baby’s personality predicts their first steps. If your little one is cautious, they’re likely to walk later

12+ Months - Walks forwards, backwards & runs!

2. Barefoot is best when your baby is learning to walk. It’s helps strengthen the muscles in their tiny feet

Try to enjoy each step (or bottom shuffle) along the way. Once your mini gets going, there’ll be no stopping them. And before you know it, you’ll be struggling to keep up

(Hey wait for me, kiddo!)