“Learn the Signs. Act Early” Program

Check out the latest offering from the CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early” Program

Milestones in Action is a FREE library of photos and videos of developmental milestones. Using Milestones in Action:


Parents and Caregivers

Click on an age above to see photo and video examples of important developmental milestones. Use this library as an aid in completing the milestones checklist for your child’s age. To see these photos and videos with milestones checklists, go to www.cdc.gov/Milestones.



No permissions are needed to use the photos and images in this library for educational or awareness-building purposes.

  •  Embed and share photos and videos on your website and within presentations
  •  Share photos and videos to support information given during trainings
  •  Use Milestones in Action  to support observations and conversations with parents on age-appropriate milestones
  •  Share photos and videos on social media to build community awareness of developmental milestones

To access the CDC Milestones in Action on their website and see instructions on how to embed the link onto your agency’s website click on: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones/milestones-in-action.html