Motor skill development has been phenomenal. It's likely your baby can now pull herself upright, handle a spoon with dexterity, and drink from a cup. She may walk a few steps or even be an adept walker. Standing upright and being mobile have given your baby a new sense of independence and, importantly, the ability to socialize face to face. Paradoxically, your little one is probably shy and insecure with unfamiliar people and in new situations and has become very attached to you. The next year will bring changes just as amazing as your baby, now a toddler, continues on this wondrous developmental journey.
At 12 months, your baby's stomach can hold approximately the volume of a grapefruit. Although the human brain experiences its greatest growth in the first year, it continues to grow and change into adulthood.
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