- Begins to smile and show pleasure in interactions with parents.
- Begins to grasp a parent’s finger or rattle.
- Coos, gurgles, and makes throaty noises. Turns head towards sounds.
- Begins to pay attention to faces.
- Begins to follow things with eyes and recognizes people at a distance.
- Can hold head up and begins to push up when lying on tummy.
- Every interaction helps to grow your baby’s brain. Talk, sing, cuddle, and make eye contact with your baby.
- Continue to take care of yourself by getting enough sleep and eating well.
- American Academy of Pediatrics. (2014). Ages and Stages. Retrieved from http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/Pages/default.aspx
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2014). Developmental Milestones. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones/
- KidsGrowth.com. (2014). Growth Milestones. Retrieved from http://www.kidsgrowth.com/stages/guide/index.cfm