What does Social & Emotional Development look like Birth – 12 months?

  • Able to calm self-down or self-quiet for short periods
  • Expresses needs by crying
  • Smiles spontaneously to main caregiver’s voice, face, and smile
  • Enjoys being cuddled
  • Responds to their name
  • Shows emotions of frustration, surprise and interest
  • Responds happily to play interactions with others

How to encourage Social & Emotional Development in Birth – 12 months?