WhenMyBaby Firsts > Grasping/holding (Results)

When do babies start holding objects

On average, based on a total of 406 votes:

- Babies start grasping/holding at 3.3 months!

- Girls at 3.3 months (190 votes)
- Boys at 3.4 months (178 votes)

See boy vs. girl grasping/holding comparison chart below!

Chart shows age ranges for when babies start grasping/holding
Chart compares when baby boys and girls start to grasp/hold

*Every baby is unique and develops at his or her own pace, sometimes earlier or later than other babies for any given milestone. These statistics are based on aggregated votes by parents visiting WhenMyBaby.com. If you have any questions or concerns about your baby's development, make sure to immediately discuss with your baby's medical doctor and/or healthcare provider.