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How do you know what to expect as your child grows from birth to 5? What should you look for? Here are some resources to help answer your questions.

As Your Child Grows and Develops

Early Milestones 

Learn about your child's development from birth to 5. Identify and celebrate early milestone achievements. Learn what exciting new things to expect. Support healthy development and learning.

Your Babies Milestones

Explore this site to find developmental milestones, learn fun games to play with your child. watch videos and download material to track your child's development.

Birth to Five Watch Me Thrive!

A resource to encourage healthy child development, developmental and behavioral screening, and support for families and providers who care for them.

Milestone Tracker

Track your child’s milestones from age 2 months to 5 years with CDC’s easy-to-use illustrated checklists; get tips from CDC for encouraging your child’s development; and find out what to do if you are ever concerned about how your child is developing.

Learn the Signs Act Early  

Taking a first step, smiling for the first time and waving "bye-bye" are developmental milestones. What should you expect from your child? This site helps you track development and act early if you have a concern.

Help Me Grow Florida's Developmental Checklist

Help Me Grow Florida offers a Milestone Checklist for parents to use to keep track of their child’s development. Milestones such as learning to crawl, taking a first step, saying their first word or getting their first tooth represent a typical range of development. The Milestone Checklist from Help Me Grow includes milestones in how children play, learn, speak, move and interact with others.