BLOG: Go ahead and play with your baby (even if you feel silly)
Blog question: I’ve heard I’m supposed to play with my baby – sing to her and talk to her while I’m getting her dressed or feeding her – but I feel really awkward and silly doing it. Also, she’s just a little baby, can she really understand me anyway?
By 1 year old, a child usually can stand unsupported, speak single words and follow simple commands. Read on for more insight about key markers from our experts and how to reach out if you're concerned.