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Developmental Milestones

Milestones are skills that children attain as they grow or develop. Parents often remember these proud moments when their children say their first words, feed themselves, or take their first steps. Children typically reach these milestones at predictable ages, but each child is different, even in the same family..

For example, one child might learn to sit without support earlier, while another child might say full sentences earlier. Parents often notice milestones when they play with their children or read them bedtime stories. We encourage parents to use the tools and checklists on the CDC's Information for Families page to be aware of these developmental milestones and to track them.

Video from the CDC: "Concerned About Your Child's Development" in American Sign Language

Additional Resources

The Healthy Baby Home Visitation Program is available to all Wyoming women, during pregnancy and/or following the birth of the baby for assessment, information and referral to community agencies. For more information, contact the Wyoming Maternal and Child Health Unit, Healthy Baby Home Visitation Program.

Developmental Screening

Developmental screenings happens when someone, often the child's primary care provider, checks to see if a child has reached certain milestones. Wyoming’s (number) Child Development Centers can also provide these screenings at no cost to children from birth to age 5.

For more information and locations in Wyoming, contact the Wyoming Department of Health Early Intervention and Education Program (EIEP).

CDCs Milestone tracker app   baby eating with spoon
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