My 7-month-old baby: your baby's growing world
Your 7-month-old baby will likely start moving more independently this month, and might begin exploring his surroundings in new ways. In addition, his first tooth could be arriving soon. You'll need to help your baby cope with teething while you continue to foster his development.
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Solid food options you can add to your 7-month-old baby's diet
If you did not start introducing solid foods last month, you will likely begin soon. You should introduce new foods to your baby gradually and one at a time to help spot potential food allergies. If your baby has a severe reaction to a specific food, contact your health care provider.
Here are some foods to consider in addition to breast milk or baby formula:
What to expect during your baby's teething at 7 months old
Some babies might seem uncomfortable when teething, but you can help soothe the pain. Here are some signs to watch for:
Here are effective ways to help relieve your baby’s teething:
How to help your 7-month-old baby learn as he grows
Your baby's language, recognition, and social skills are at an important stage of development. Here are some easy activities you and your baby can do together:
7-month-old baby developmental milestones
Every baby grows and learns at a different pace, but by the end of your baby's 7th month, he will likely be able to do the following:
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