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My baby's development:
Your 11-month-old baby might explore your home more than ever before. He is probably cruising while holding on to furniture, standing (with a few wobbles), and fascinated with stairs he can climb up but not down. Consider taking new steps to protect him. Plus, keep talking to him and introducing simple concepts.
It is a good idea to buy safety gates or other barriers that are high and sturdy and to install them at the top and bottom of stairs. Here are other baby-safety tips:
Cow’s milk is difficult for a young baby to digest and it doesn’t contain the right amount of iron and other essential nutrients that are very important for your baby’s health and development.2 This is why the Canadian Pediatric Society does not recommend introducing cow’s milk until your baby is 9–12 months old. Although your baby is eating more foods, his iron intake from these foods alone may be lower than recommended.*3 If he is not eating a variety of nutritious foods, including iron-rich foods, you should wait until he is at least 12 months old before introducing cow's milk.4
Similac® Go & Grow Omega-3 & Omega-6 is the only formula for babies 6-24 months with galactooligosaccharides (GOS) and lutein† that also provides your baby with:
As a complement to your older baby's diet, Similac® Go & Grow Omega-3 & Omega-6 can help ensure your baby is getting the nutrition he needs.
He might not use real words yet, but your baby can point to a favorite book or toy when you ask. And as he continues to babble, he might even say a word or two. His volume might go from yelling to whispering as he finds his voice, but he continues to build his vocabulary and understanding of words, sentences, and sounds. Take the time to teach him the names of people, places, and things in his world.
Here are other ways to build your 11-month-old baby’s hand-eye coordination:
Keep in mind that every baby develops on a different schedule, but by the end of month 11, your baby likely will be able to do the following:
* Based on a survey of Canadian infants3
† Excluding inherent sources
‡Compared to Similac® Advance with Omega-3 & Omega-6
1. Keep your baby safe. Canadian Pediatric Society. 01/2015. Available at : http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/handouts/keep_your_baby_safe. Accessed on: 08/10/15.
2. Cow’s Milk – Infants. National Institutes of Health U.S. National Library of Medicine. 08/22/2013. Available at : http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002448.htm. Accessed on: 08/05/15.
3. Friel JK, Hanning RM, Isaak CA, et al. BMC Pediatrics. 2010;10:43.
4. Nutrition for Healthy Term Infants: Recommendations from Six to 24 Months. Health Canada. 01/19/15. Available at : http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/infant-nourisson/recom/recom-6-24-months-6-24-mois-eng.php#a10, Accessed on: 08/2015.
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