Safety promotion and injury prevention : 8 to 12 Months of Age

      • 8 to 12 Months of Age
        • Major Developmental Accomplishments
          • Crawls or creeps
          • Stands, holding onto furniture
          • Stands alone
          • Cruises around furniture
          • Walks
          • Climbs
          • Pulls on objects
          • Throws objects
          • Is able to pick up small objects; has pincer grasp
          • Explores by putting objects in mouth
          • Dislikes being restrained
          • Explores away from parent
          • Increasingly understands simple commands and phrases
        • Injury Prevention
          • Aspiration
            • Keep small objects off floor, off furniture, and out of reach of
            • children.
            • Take care in feeding solid table food to give very small pieces.
            • Do not use beanbag toys or allow child to play with dried beans.
            • See also under 4 to 7 Months of Age.
          • Bodily Damage