Every age group has its milestones, but a seemingly significant one for every parent is baby's first birthday. The first year of your baby’s life is by far one of the most challenging and precious. The amount of progression from day one to year one is incredible. Especially considering newborns arrive completely reliant on their caregivers and by year one are already trying to walk and talk. Although there are the obvious new abilities your baby learns in the first 12 months, there’s also a few barely noticeable skills your baby should have by 1 year.
How your child grows and interacts throughout the first yearsays a lot about their development, and gives parents the ability to share new, fun characteristics they encounter each day. It is, however, important to keep in mind all babies progress at different rates. That being said, there are a lot of common skills you can look forward to by baby's first birthday. Celebrating every one of those milestones, big or small, is one of the most exciting pieces of parenthood. If you’re wondering what other milestones to expect by one year that aren’t quite as obvious as standing up for the first time, these nine barely noticeable skills are just another reason to celebrate hitting the first-year mark.