Baby development Baby Help your baby's physical development Believe it or not, your newborn will soon be rolling, sitting, crawling and walking. Heres how to help him reach those amazing milestones 1 of Ad break How to help your baby learn to walkBelieve it or not, your newborn will soon be rolling, sitting, crawling and walking. Heres how to help him reach those amazing milestones Baby learns to lift their legs and kick first1-3 months Just for kicks In the first few weeks, your babys leg and arm movements will seem random, but, by two months, hell gain a bit more control of his limbs and will enjoy stretching out. Feet become very interesting!How to help: Let him have a good kick under a baby gym, and give him short periods of tummy time to help develop his neck and back muscles. Hell soon be lifting his head for a good look around. Next stage is learning to rock and roll3-6 months Rocking and rolling By now, your baby may be reaching for anything in sight and trying to put whatever he can grab into his mouth he especially loves his feet! Hell soon learn how to roll over, so be extra vigilant when changing his nappy on a change table or other high surface. Continue slideshow > Baby's roll from back to front nextHow to help:By five months hell start sitting up for short periods. Make sure you stay nearby to provide support, and surround him with cushions to soften those inevitable tumbles! Once on their hands and knees....6-9 months Doing the crawl By around nine months, the real excitement begins as he learns to crawl. Look out, life will never be the same again! Hell start by getting into position, and rocking backwards and forwards as if revving up! However, not all babies crawl some wiggle on their tummies, while others shuffle on their bottoms. ...they then begin to crawlHow to help: Give him lots of tummy time and put a few toys in front of him as an incentive to move. His grasp is improving, so let him hold his own bottle with two hands. Baby learns to walk with some help9-12 months Walk this way Your baby will now be keeping you on your toes as he crawls speedily across the carpet, and starts to cruise around the furniture. He may even attempt to take his first steps. Continue slideshow > Walking gets easier with some helpHow to help:Give your baby access to sturdy furniture thats at a good height for him to pull himself up on, and help him down if he gets stuck. Encourage your babys first steps by holding both his hands and walking him towards you, or by giving him a push-along toy that he can hold onto for extra stability. Then they're up and away by themselves!What next At 13 months, 75% of toddlers are walking on their own albeit quite unsteadily. But, if yours isnt, dont panic! Babies develop at different rates. Some children dont walk until 16 or 17 months, or even later. By Babyexpert.com Last updated on 26 May 2011 Comments Latest on MadeForMums Which pregnant celebs are due in 2018? Postpartum psychosis – just how many mums suffer from it? How much sugar is in your child's favourite ice lolly? Kimberley Walsh: ‘It killed me teaching my boys to sleep through the night'