Your Child At 2 Months
At two months, your baby may:
- focus eye to watch your face when you talk
- follow lights or objects with eyes
- smile and react by crying when distressed
- communicate through crying , cooing and babbling
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics...
at 2 months, let your doctor know if he or she: doesn’t notice his hands; doesn’t smile at the sound of your voice; doesn’t follow moving objects with his/her eyes; doesn’t respond to loud noises.
Never shake or spank your baby. Shaking can cause brain damage.
Keep small objects that present a chocking hazard.
In the crib
- keep your baby’s room at a temperature that’s comfortable for adults-don’t make it too warm
- avoid devices that maintain sleep positions In the car
- Your baby must ride in a car seat that (property attached or secured)
Your Child’s growth and development
- Read to your child from day one (When you read together, you help child learn to love books-and you!)
- Talk to you baby (babies learn by listening to you talk, so the more you talk to your baby, the better.
- play together right from the start ( Play allows your baby to explore and express his/herself, connect with other people and make sense of her surroundings.
- Sings songs (your voice will soothe your baby and the sounds and rhythms will teach him/her about words and language.
For information about child car seats and current safety standards and regulations, please visit the American Academy of Pediatrics website.