Achieving Milestones

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Find out more about your child's developmental milestones after 6 months - and how you can help him achieve them.

Each of your child’s first has special significance. The first book he finishes on his own may start a life-long love for reading. The first sport he plays, the first drawing he shows you and the first friend he makes; it’s instinctive to know that these firsts or milestones are important not only because they may be the beginning of something wonderful but these activities are also demonstrate that your child is learning something new. These important developmental milestones reflect 360° development in Cognitive, Motor, Emotional and Communication skills that help your child excel in learning.

Track your child’s 360° development using the guide below:

Key skill area What it controls After 6 months old milestone


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Thought processing such as
knowing shapes, colours and what ordinary things are for, i.e., spoon, brush.

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  • Explores playthings in new ways (touching, banging)
  • Understands that objects have names
  • Looks and listens simultaneously


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Body coordination and movement such as walking, sitting and drinking unaided.

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  • Pulls up to standing position
  • Feeds self though messily
  • Points and pokes with his index finger


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Interaction such as imitating others and beginning to play with other kids.

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  • Shows increased affection with family
  • Waves goodbye
  • Watches for your reactions


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Language, such as saying several single words or simple sentences.

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  • Holds out arms to be picked up
  • Responds to simple questions and one-step commands
  • May say early words (‘mama’ for mother’)


When it comes to achieving these milestones, it’s best to fuel your child’s 360° development with right nutrition and stimulation. Nutrition helps provide essential nutrients such as DHA, ARA and Choline. Stimulation helps to strengthen connections in a child’s brain while encouraging milestone development 360° development for your child’s exceptional learning.

Find out about the important nutrients found in Enfamil A+ Stage 2 on the next page…

Introducing the new Enfamil A+ Stage 2 with 360° DHA PLUS

Every time your child thinks, billions of neurons will connect rapidly for a new learning experience.

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Enfamil A+ Stage 2 is scientifically formulated with 17mg DHA & 34mg ARA per 100kcal.

That’s why Mead Johnson designed Enfamil A+ Stage 2 with scientifically formulated levels of 17mg DHA and 34mg ARA per 100kcal. It has DHA levels that help meet recommendations* for infants aged 6-12 months. DHA & ARA are important building blocks for brain & eye development.

The new Enfamil A+ Stage 2 is also formulated with a unique blend of GOS and Polydextrose (PDX) which is patented in US, Europe, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong. Prebiotics (GOS) stimulates the growth of beneficial intestinal flora to maintain a healthy digestive system.

To find out more about the new Enfamil A+ Stage 2, click here.

The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life. Unnecessary introduction of bottle feeding or other food and drinks will have a negative impact on breastfeeding. After six months of age, infants should receive age-appropriate foods while breastfeeding continues for up to two years of age or beyond. Consult your doctor before deciding to use infant formula or if you have difficulty breastfeeding.

* FAO/WHO recommends daily DHA intake of 10-12mg/kg body weight for infants 6-12 months.  FAO 2010. Fats and fatty acids in human nutrition.  Report of an expert consultation.  FAO Food and Nutrition Paper no. 91. FAO:Rome.

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