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Building Blocks: Milestones at 8 Months Old

In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh talks about what you can expect from your child when they reach 8 months old. At this stage, they understand things s

In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh talks about what you can expect from your child when they reach 8 months old. At this stage, they understand things still exist even if they can’t see them. This is called “object permanence” and is a major reason why peek-a-book is so enjoyable for your child.

Dr. Preeti Parikh

This video features Dr. Preeti Parikh. Preeti Parikh, MD, HealthiNation's chief medical editor, is a board-certified pediatrician with special interests in preventive medicine, advocacy, and patient education.

Duration: 1:33. Last Updated On: May 25, 2014, 5:09 a.m.
Reviewed by: Dr Holly Atkinson, Dr. Preeti Parikh, . Review date: April 17, 2012
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