Baby doing "pincer grasp"?

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  1. channy3232

    channy3232 Well-Known Member

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    How old was your baby when they started using the "pincer" or "pincher" grasp? Rocco is not quite 7 months and I'll put little puffs on the tray of his high chair and he has successfully picked one up and put it in his mouth about 8 times now. He's really getting good at it! Is this about the right age? Or is he early? I've read 9-12 months?
     
  2. Kitten

    Kitten Mummy to Theakston & Nyah

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    Yeah think it's 9months, guess he wants those puffs, hehe.
     
  3. Vickie

    Vickie Hannah & Rhys <3

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    :shrug: I don't know if it's early or not but Hannah's pincer grasp was pretty good by about that age.
     
  4. golcarlilly

    golcarlilly Proud mum of 2

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    I read in my baby development book it is 8 months before they can do the pincer movement but Myles can already do it!! He gets hold of his mouse's ears like that all the time!
     
  5. Blah11

    Blah11 ☼ Mummy to Amelie ☼

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    Amelie started with blueberries and could pick them up at about 6 months. She has been able to pick up tiny crumbs of toast or bread since she was about 9 months but she'd always had very good gross and fine motor skills.
     
  6. Lu28

    Lu28 Aisling's mammy

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    I think Aisling was about 7 months too
     
  7. beancounter

    beancounter Well-Known Member

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    Finn was able to pick tiny bits of crap off the floor and eat them from before then so I guess our kids are skilled, lol.
     
  8. Kayleigh09

    Kayleigh09 Well-Known Member

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    Summer has been doing it since about 6 1/2 months old and has been able to feed herself juice from a two handled cup since that age also, i've read that drinking independently is about 1 year so she's doing well!!! lol.

    Its all up to your baby how he develops :)
     

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