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What milestones should you expect in your 5-month-old?

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The fifth month is a time of transitions for your baby. You can expect him or her to attempt real speech. Your baby is also gearing up to start crawling, which means you need to be ready for your little one’s new mobility.

From: Baby Development: Your 5-Month-Old WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Rudolf, M. and Malcolm IL., Blackwell Publishing, 2006. Pediatrics and Child Health,

Sears, W., MD, and Sears, M., Little, Brown & Company, 2003. The Baby Book,

Jennifer Shu, MD, pediatrician with Children’s Medical Group in Atlanta, and co-author of . Heading Home with Your Newborn

Joanne Cox, MD, director of the Primary Care Center, and Associate Chief of General Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

SOURCES:

Rudolf, M. and Malcolm IL., Blackwell Publishing, 2006. Pediatrics and Child Health,

Sears, W., MD, and Sears, M., Little, Brown & Company, 2003. The Baby Book,

Jennifer Shu, MD, pediatrician with Children’s Medical Group in Atlanta, and co-author of . Heading Home with Your Newborn

Joanne Cox, MD, director of the Primary Care Center, and Associate Chief of General Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

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