Most babies are now able by 6 months to bring their hands together over their chest and look at them. Their hands have been a great source of enjoyment for them since their birth. Now they are able to use them more and use toys and reach, grasp and hold them better.
They will start to dribble as they not only have the ability to now make more saliva but are beginning to teethe. It is also during this age they are becoming more aware of their own body as they are now generally able to roll over, from back to tummy and visa versa. This allows a new perspective on the world for them and also allows them to have a sense of not only accomplishments but freedom. The view of their world changes as they learn to new movements.
Tummy time at this age is vital as it will assist in strengthening their muscles for crawling and it is around this age that they will attempt to crawl.
Their sleep patterns will have changed as they may sleep less during the day but generally will sleep longer at night. Sometimes when they are getting their teeth their sleep patterns may be disrupted as is at times the achievement of a new skill and an increase in their activity level.
At 6 months I can: