Physical Milestones for Your Baby
Babies grow and change right before our eyes, it seems, and there are always exciting milestones to be celebrated. Here is a list of some physical milestones to watch for during your baby’s first year of life.
2 Months Old
- Transitions from reflexive behavior to awareness
- Begins smiling
- Begins focusing on faces
- Responds to play, ie. peek a boo, etc.
- Begins babbling and mimicking sounds
- Recognizes familiar people
- Begins rolling over from tummy to back
- Can distinguish familiar faces from strangers
- Responds to name
- Puts everything in mouth
- Rolls in both directions
- Begins sitting without support
- Has favorite toys
- Shows stranger anxiety
- Begins pointing at things
- Uses thumb and finger to pick up things
- Stands holding on to something for support
- Brings you favorite books or toys
- Helps when getting dressed
- Uses gestures such as waving or nodding
- Says a few words, like “mama” or “dada”
- Easily finds objects you hide
- Walks along furniture or takes a few steps without support
Keep in mind that while most milestones follow a general pattern, each baby develops at his or her own pace, spending more or less time on a certain milestone than others. If you have any concerns about your baby’s development don’t hesitate to talk with your baby’s doctor.
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