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3 to 6 months

3 to 6 months

By about 3 months, babies use their hands and eyes to bat at objects and by 4 to 5 months will be reaching, grasping and bringing things to their mouth. They'll also be seeing colours and in 3D. They may be able to sit with a little support behind them.

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Ara Mātua – birth to 6 months

Ara Mātua parenting pathways identify ways kaitiaki can strengthen their relationship with pēpi. There are spaces to add their own goals to build their parenting confidence.

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