Your baby's balance ability is a little more developed this month. He can walk with his hands up and out. It may fall from time to time. Encouraging him to walk again when he falls will encourage him.

Baby development

13.Month

  • Your baby’s balance ability is a little more developed this month. He can walk with his hands up and out. It may fall from time to time. Encouraging him to walk again when he falls will encourage him.
  • Your baby’s self-protection reflexes have also started to develop. Makes cautious moves to avoid falling.
  • He begins to bend over and reach out to pick up his toys in a box. When you ask him where the toy is, he looks where the toy is.
  • He tries to drink from a normal glass and can even spill it. Can play functional games that require several actions with one toy.
  • Your baby’s brain capacity has also started to develop. He starts to make that sound by shaking a toy that he knows makes a sound. He is happy for that. He feels the happiness of success. He can go around a barrier to get his stuff and pick them up. He may try to take off his clothes. He takes off some of his clothes.
  • Your baby knows the person who takes care of and cares for him, shows his interest to please him.
  • Your baby has started to use 3-4 words this month. He begins to make different sounds with his own jargon.

14.Month

  • Your baby starts to balance a little better this month. Begins to walk in a balanced way. If you press on his shoulders lightly, he may fall.
  • It can mimic your simple movements. He started pushing things forward. He starts playing with his three-piece toys. It can drive a nail into the hole.
  • Your baby can now take off his own socks and shoes this month. They can chew their food thoroughly. He can bring the spoon to his mouth with his hand. He can turn the spoon in his mouth. He may spill the food on his plate.
  • Your baby has started to discover toys by trial and error method this month. He can ask by pointing at the object he likes the most.
  • Your baby has started to perform the actions requested from him. He can name certain items by name. He can clearly state that he wants to buy something that he is interested in.

15 months

  • Your baby is now walking this month and stops to pick up a toy from the floor. It can crawl up the stairs. He tries to run with his legs stretched. Can walk carrying things and climbs furniture.
  • Your baby’s intelligence is also more developed. He can build a tower with three or four cubes. It can place up to ten cubes in a container. He can drop a ball into the bowl. When requested, he can take an item from the other room and bring it to you.
  • Your baby tries to eat on his own this month. She can use a spoon by pouring a little. He tries to comb his own hair.
  • Your baby is now improving himself in fine movements. Can turn book pages. Can take a single shaped puzzle and place it in place. They tamper with mechanical toys to operate.
  • Your baby is now developing socially and emotionally this month. Shows empathy towards someone who is crying or laughing. Mutual embrace of an adult hugging him.
  • Your baby has started to recognize his own body this month. It points to their own body parts. He can show his named organs.
  • Your baby’s vocabulary is starting to develop. He starts to say three or five words. Begins to use the right words.

16th and 17th Months:

In these months, your baby is now able to stand on one leg with light assistance. It can even walk backwards. He developed climbing stairs holding on with one hand.



During this period, your baby begins to push his own physical abilities. Asks to carry an object while walking or to stop and bend over an object from the ground. He can even get up and continue on his way after playing with that object for a while.

Consult your doctor if your baby is not walking even after 17 months. In this month, your baby tends to prove his abilities. For example, instead of holding your hand while climbing stairs, he wants to go up on his own. Wants to climb on chairs and armchairs at home by himself. If your child is still not walking at 17 months, it is useful to consult your doctor.

In these months, your baby begins to examine the interesting objects around him by wondering. He can catch them and put them in his mouth, examine them by looking, and throw them to the ground. When you read a book, it turns the pages of the book with you. He knows how to paint when he picks up a crayon. He can even paint anything and everywhere with this paint.

During this period, your baby can take a glass himself and drink water. It can carry items in the room by itself. He may spill and mess up his toys without telling you. He can find a hidden toy.

In this month, your baby starts kissing by touching his lips to your skin. It changes places for game purposes to impress the person who cares for it. Awareness is beginning to develop in your baby.

During this period, your child waves and smiles at the people around him, likes to play double or multiplayer games, and can understand and apply simple command sentences. It can also imitate animal sounds.

You can often hear the word “no” from your child during this period. He’s starting to get angry now. He is entering a period where he can learn his wrong and right behaviors.

Your baby is starting to understand simple commands during this period. Indicates an object when spoken. He can bring the items when asked. He tries to express himself using five to ten words. Uses short phrases in half sentences. Imitates surrounding sounds. He says the name of what he wants.

18th and 19th Months

In these months, your baby has learned to crawl down the stairs. He can run better. He can sit in his own little chair. He can throw a ball at you while standing still.

It can build towers with four cubes and imitate your movements.



Towards the end of 18 months, your baby no longer puts the toys and items in his mouth, but examines them by turning them over in his hands. He can take off his own clothes. He can climb into an adult chair and walk around the house alone.

During this period, your baby’s toilet training can be started gradually. You can use the ability to imitate you. The ability to learn by imitation has developed. Therefore, he can learn how to behave in the bathroom and toilet by watching you.

During this period, your baby can assemble pieces of fragmented objects or toys. The ability to solve simple problems began to develop. It can bring an apartment where it needs to be.

In these months, your baby has started to take care of his surroundings. Takes care of other people at your crowd invitations. During this period, he began to feel ashamed. When he makes any wrong move, he owns it and may feel embarrassed.

Your baby has developed a little more speech. Can point to objects when their names are spoken. He can show his own body parts. He can point to himself. He began to understand the concepts of “I” and “mine”. He started to use between 10 and 25 words.

20th and 21st months

In these months, your baby’s leg muscles have also developed and his balance ability has increased. Can crouch and carry large items while playing games. Can climb stairs with one hand.

Your baby has now developed fine movements in this period. Can draw a circular circle unaided. He can build a tower by stacking five or six cubes, and he’ll be glad he did. It can complement square shapes. Your baby can find the objects you hide.

Your baby has now begun to distinguish between edible and non-edible things. He begins to take only edible things in his mouth. He starts to eat by himself. He even wants to eat unassisted.

Your baby’s social and emotional development has also advanced. Begins to understand emotions. Begins to take care of animals. When he sees them, he gets excited and hugs or even kisses them.

Your baby’s naming abilities also begin to increase during these months. Begins to understand the concepts of “I” and “he”. He tries to express who the things belong to. Tries to say the owner’s name by pointing at an object. Begins to establish interest and social conversation.



In these months when you can make progress in toilet training, you can give him toilet training by making him imitate yourself. From time to time, you can gain practice by making him do it himself.

22. and 23. Months

In these months, your baby begins to make more complex and difficult movements, as both his fine motor skills and his muscle and nervous system are much better developed. For example, one can go down the stairs by standing up at each step or by holding on to the railings. He can kick a displayed ball. Can walk with one foot on a walking board. It can close the box lid. Can draw sidelines and scribbles in circles.
Your baby has started to use the spoon much better during this period. He can drink water without pouring it from the glass. He can unzip his own clothes. He can put his shoes next to each other.

Your baby participates better in completion games while playing. Watches other children carefully and may show challenging behaviors. Your baby’s vocabulary and memory skills are also developing. It can show 4-5 objects and pictures. He can say the names of 5-6 areas of his own body. He knows the names of 4-5 pieces of his clothes correctly and shows them.

You are in a period when your baby can speak up to 25 to 50 words, asks a lot of questions and is curious. You see that he learns 2-3 new words every week.

Toilet training has made progress but may still need support.

24.Month

Your baby is now about to turn two years old. He has made great progress both physically and mentally. Muscles and bones are developed. Many areas of his brain began to function functionally perfectly. However, he still continues to develop himself and reveals the talents within him. You can see it changing day by day.



Your baby is now trying to use both feet in succession while descending the stairs. Most of the time it succeeds.

Your baby is now able to build a train by putting his toys side by side. He can try to solve his own needs. He opens the door using the doorknob and can drink from the glass with a straw. He can manage to take off his pants.

During these months, your baby can match similar pictures by placing them side by side. Can classify objects and arrange them separately. Learns to use similar items.

You may also notice changes in your baby’s emotions this month. He has learned to hide his emotions. It may not reflect everything to you quickly. It can reveal when it accumulates.

You’ll also start to see your baby following two-stage commands during this period. He can carry out simple commands if you ask him to do one task first and then the next. Understands the difference between me and you.

Your baby’s ability to speak is also developing. Can make short sentences of 2-3 words. Telegraphic speaking. However, he learned more than fifty words. He speaks more clearly now. More than half of their speech is intelligible. Now he can express himself with his name.