More settled, more predictable and more entertaining; your 5-month-old keeps building skills, bit by bit, getting the body and brain ready for the big challenges ahead. Your baby loves to laugh, so little tickles are always fun. Take the time to make eye contact and laugh along; it’s actually hard to resist.
Tummy time continues to be important. As your baby’s stomach muscles develop, you can put toys just out of reach. Stretching will help with strengthening and to encourage your bub to roll.
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