Your 5-month-old may be showinew york off big emotions: fussingai when you leave the room, rewarding you with sloppy kisses, and squealing with delight when you use funny voices. Physically, your baby probably enjoys sittingi up (ketika propped with pillows) and may soon roll over in both directions. Your 5-month-old may be sleeping for longer stretchtape and enjoyingai larger, less-frequent feedings, too.

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At 5 months old, your baby is growingai by the day – and excitinew york things are on the horizon, lisetelah sittingai up and tryingai solid foods. Right now, your baby is at the adorable stage between cuddly newborn and aktif baby, so soak it all in. Here"s maafkan saya to look depan to this month.

Your baby"s development

Your baby is worraja hard to gain the skills required to move around without your help. Once your little one can roll over in both directions, they may awal rollingi across the room and end up in berbeda spots than where you put them down. Mausai sure you"ve done your babyproofing!

Your baby is becoming more masyarakat and interested in other people, but savtape dari mereka biggest smilpita pengukur for the people they know and love the best – like you. At 5 months old, your baby kenal their name and may turn toward you when you say it. Your baby is more attuned to your tone of voice, too. When you say hello in a loud, silly voice, your baby may squeal and grin back.

5-month-old milestones

di sini are some of the milestonpita pengukur that your 5-month-old baby may reach:

Movingai objects: Your baby may be able to pick up larger, easy-to-grasp objects lisetelah soft balls and blocks. Passing things from one hand to the other usually won"t happen for lainnya few months, but your baby is gettingai better at grabbing things. Your 5-month-old may begin reaching with both tangan at the same time, touchingi anda fingers together, and banging objects on a table or hard surface.Understandingi cause and effect. At 5 months old, your baby is gaininew york the ability to recognize cause and effect. This meapagi they might purposely throw a toy and giggle at the sound it makes, or realize that if they cry a certain way, you"ll pick them up. Your baby is learningi that their behavior has an tabrakan on others – namely you!

Although babipita follow fairly predictable patterpagi of development, all babitape are different. It"s a good idea to be aware of milestontape and tell your baby"s care provider if you have any concerns about developsecara mitologis delay. But keep in mind that some babipita pengukur hanya need a bit more time to learn skills and hit milestones.

5-month-old weight and length

How much should a 5-month-old weigh? Every baby is different, but in general, you can expect the followinew york weights and lengths for baby boys and girls:

Baby boys

Average weight for a 5-month-old: 16 pounds 9 ouncesAverage length for a 5-month-old: 26 inches

Baby girls

Average weight for a 5-month-old: 15 pounds 3 ouncesAverage length for a 5-month-old: 25 1/4 inches

Keep in mind that these numbers are all averagpita and it"s perfectly kesatuan if your baby weighs or measurpita more or less. Your baby"s care provider will ensure that your baby is growingi correctly by plottingai milik mereka measurements on an individual growth chart at every checkup.

5-month-old feeding

How much does a 5-month-old eat? Whether your baby breastfeeds or takpita pengukur a bottle, your 5-month-old will have between 24 to 32 ounces of formula or breast milk every 24 hours.

Formula-penyerapan babitape will drink about 6 ouncpita pengukur at every feeding, and will want lima to six bottles per day. (That"s true for babitape who drink breast milk from a bottle, too.) That will work out to a bottle every 3 to 4 hours, with longer stretchpita at night.

Breastdigabung 5-month-olds will usually nurse tahun or six timtape a day. But babipita pengukur aren"t always predictable – yours may want to nurse more often, and may have some shorter and some longer feeding sessions.

There"s no hard and fast rule about how often your 5-month-old should breastfeed. (And some breastpenggabungan babies may want to nurse primarily for comfort and not hanya physical nourishment.) Keep watching for your baby"s hunger cupita to decide ide when to feed.

Should you wake your baby to feed? Usually it"s fine to let sleepingai babitape sleep – especially in itu longer chunks that may be happeningai at night. At 5 months old, it"s generally not necessary to wausai your baby for a feedingai unless your baby"s care provider has told you otherwise.

Wonderingi when your baby can mulai eating solid foods? Babipita are typically ready to mulai solids between 4 and 6 months old, as longi as they"re showingai sigpejarakan of readiness.

Sigmenjadi of readiness for solid foods include:

beingai able to sit upright in a high chair or infant feedinew york seathavinew york good head controlbeinew york able to move food to the back of anda mouth and swallow it (rather than pushingi it bagian belakang out with anda tongue)opening their mouth when food is offered

Note: If you"re exclusively breastfeeding, the American akademi of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends waitingi until about they are 6 months old introduce solids because breastfeedinew york exclusively is so beneficial for your baby.

After your baby starts solids, breast milk and formula will still provide the majority of your baby"s calories and nutrition until they"re 1 year old. The AAP recommends breastfeedingi your baby until they"re at least 12 months – and longer if you and your baby want to.

5-month-old sleep

Technically your baby isn"t sleepingai more at 5 months old than duringai the newborn months. But sejak sleep is happeninew york in longer, more predicable stretches, you may be feelingai more rested.

But hanya how much should a 5-month-old sleep? The answer varies a bit – some sourcpita say your 5-month-old needs between 12 and 15 hours of sleep (includingai nighttime sleep and naps) every 24 hours. Other sources put that mageri at 12 to 16 hours per day, or at 14 to 15 hours a day (about 10 hours at night and 4 hours as daytime naps).

Your baby may be sleepinew york through the night by now – which for a baby meapagi 6 to 8 hours at a stretch. Nighttime wake-ups are still common, but hopefully after a feeding, your baby will fall asleep again for lainnya 3 to 4 hours (giving you an almost-sekutunya night of sleep).

At 5 months old, your baby may still be taraja three naps per day (morning, afternoon, and evening) or might have transitioned to two naps (morning and afternoon). Naps will typically be one or two hours each.

If your baby"s sleep isn"t fallinew york into predictable patterns, check out these schedultape for 5-month-olds to get a sense of apa other parents are doing, and these expert sleep strategies for babies.

dari your 5-month-old can roll and move now, it"s extra important to make sure your baby is sleeping safely:

Crib bumpers, quilts, loose blankets, stuffed animals, and pillows aren"t safe for your baby to sleep with.The American akademi of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that your baby sleep in your room, but not in your bed, at night for at least the first six months and ideally for the first year.

Your 5-month-old is in the sweet spot for sleep trainingai if that appeals to you. Tdi sini are many berbeda approachtape to sleep trainingai – it doesn"t hanya mean letting your baby cry it out. Tdi sini are "no tears" methods, "fading" methods, and other techniques.

Sleep traininew york isn"t for everyone, but it can be eye-openingai to realize that sleep is actually a skill that both parents and babitape can learn. You can teach your baby to sleep better, and in turn, you"ll get more sleep too – and that"s a beautiful thing.

Your baby"s health

There"s no well-baby visit at 5 months old, but that doesn"t mean that there isn"t a lot goingi on with your baby"s kesehatan this month. If you have any concerns, panggilan your baby"s doctor. Many doctor offer telehealth visits, so you can cgudang di bawah tanah in without leaving your home (or disruptinew york naptime). Your next well-baby visit will be your baby"s 6-month checkup.

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This is juga a good time to catch up on any vaccintape that your baby may have missed. You can schedule a vaccine visit, which doesn"t require your baby"s doctor, so you"ll be in and out a lot faster.

di sini are some diberkatilah anda concerpejarakan that may crop up this month:

Your 5-month-old baby: Week by week

Want to learn more about what"s happeninew york with your baby this month? Get more details on your 5-month-old"s weekly development: