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Infant Developmental Milestones

Eating & Drinking (sucking, drinking, eating solid foods)

Below are some of the typical milestones to expect as your child grows, followed by some red flags that might indicate a problem. 


By 1 month of age, your child will:


By 3-4 months of age, your child will:

By 5-6 months, your child will:

By 7-8 months, your child will:

Between 9-12 months, your child will:

Red Flags for Eating and Drinking Problems

If your child is showing some of the following signs, it may be helpful to talk to your doctor or another health professional, such as a speech language pathologist, occupational therapist, dietician or public health nurse.

If you have concerns about your child at any age, please feel free to contact us to speak to a professional. You can also make a referral to our centre at anytime.