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How old is it when a baby starts to hold a toy?
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: 4-6 months
Really, grasping should occur by 4-6 months, with transfering toys, rattles, etc from hand-to-hand by 6 months or so.
Babies at 4 months generally should be purposefully reaching for things with both hands by about 4 months with good, solid grasps at that age.

In brief: 4-6 months
Really, grasping should occur by 4-6 months, with transfering toys, rattles, etc from hand-to-hand by 6 months or so.
Babies at 4 months generally should be purposefully reaching for things with both hands by about 4 months with good, solid grasps at that age.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Within 12 months
http://www.healthychildren.
org/english/ages-stages/baby/pages/developmental-milestones-12-months.aspx?nfstatus=401&nftoken=00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000&nfstatusdescription=error%3a+no+local+token.

In brief: Within 12 months
http://www.healthychildren.
org/english/ages-stages/baby/pages/developmental-milestones-12-months.aspx?nfstatus=401&nftoken=00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000&nfstatusdescription=error%3a+no+local+token.
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