2 Months



What most babies do at this age:

 

Social and Emotional
  • Begins to smile at people
  • Can briefly calm himself (may bring hands to mouth and suck on hand)
  • Tries to look at parent
Language/Communication
  • Coos, makes gurgling sounds
  • Turns head toward sounds 
Cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving)
  • Pays attention to faces
  • Begins to follow things with eyes and recognize people at a distance
  • Begins to act bored (cries, fussy) if activity doesn’t change
Movement/Physical Development
  • Can hold head up and begins to push up when lying on tummy
  • Makes smoother movements with arms and legs

 

Act early by contacting Pediatric Therapy Partners if your child:

  • Doesn’t respond to loud sounds
  • Doesn’t watch things as they move
  • Doesn’t smile at people
  • Doesn’t bring hands to mouth
  • Can’t hold head up when pushing up when on tummy
  • Doesn't properly latch onto bottle or breast when feeding

 
Because your child's first years of life are so important, we want to help you provide the best start for your child. The earlier we begin working with your child's development, the better it is for your child, as most developmental problems can be successfully treated if they are identified early. Don't wait and see. Find out and know.
 
 
For a free screening of your child's development, please refer to our Screening Program page for more information.


Information on milestones taken from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.