Baby Growth And Development 19-21 Month milestones

By Shyamli Chattopadhyay|1 - 2 mins read| February 24, 2024

Between 19- 21 months of age, babies undergo significant growth and development. Here are some milestones you can anticipate:

Physical Development

  • Continued growth in height and weight, although at a slower pace than the first time.
  • Advanced hand-eye collaboration and fine motor skills, similar to being suitable to stack blocks.
  • Capability to walk and run with further confidence and stability.
  • Advanced balance and collaboration, which allows them to climb stairs with further ease.

Language Development

  • Increased vocabulary, with some toddlers learning up to 10 new words each week.
  • Capability to use simple rulings, such as “more milk, please.”
  • Better understanding of simple instructions, like “Put your shoes on” or” Give me the ball.”
  • Use of pronouns like” I,” you,” and” me.” 

Cognitive Development

  • Improved problem-working skills like similar to figuring out how to get a toy that’s out of reach
  • Capability to match objects with their corresponding shapes or colors
  • Advanced memory and recognition of familiar objects and people
  • Increased curiosity about their surroundings, which leads to further disquisition and trial.

Social and Emotional Development

  • Development of a stronger sense of tone and individual identity.
  • Increased independence and desire to do things on their own.
  • Capability to show empathy towards others and understand feelings like happiness and sadness.
  • Continued development of social skills similar to sharing, taking turns, and playing with others.

It’s important to know that every child develops at their own pace, and these milestones are only meant to serve as a general guide. However, it’s always a good idea to speak with your pediatrician, If you have any doubts about your child’s development.

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Last Updated: Sat Feb 24 2024

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