In the development of a child there are norms for everything. For example, a time when something normally happens. This also applies to the movements of the hands and fingers.
But that does not mean that any developmental delay is a medical problem right away. If you notice a significant deviation, you do not have to worry about it right away. Talk to the pediatrician about it in peace. Mostly behind a delay is nothing of concern.
Our 10 most important tips for a healthy childhood
According to the so-called landmark concept, the following points in time (age) can be marked for the child development of hand motor skills:
|age of the child||What the child can usually do with hands and fingers (standard variants always possible)|
Tireless to the goal
One of the main goals of human development is the ability to achieve goals on their own. And that is already visible towards the end of the first year of life. It's great to see the tremendous energy your baby uses to get up or reach an object. He crawls tirelessly in the direction of this item, even if his parents try to stop him ...
authors:Dr. Hubertus Glaser &Dr. med. Jörg Zorn
Source: H.-J. Laewen: Building blocks of development as the basis of an early warning system for risk situations in day-care centers (special edition 2008, PDF).