2 Month Baby Milestones
Submitted by Pregnancy and Baby Care team on January 16, 2012
Baby milestones are given to give you a fair idea of what to expect. But remember that no two babies are the same and the baby milestones may differ a little. Knowing what to expect will make the journey as a parent exciting and fun. Two month old babies are fun to be with as they do a whole lot than merely feeding and sleeping and so you can keep an eye out for 2 month baby milestones.
By this time your baby's immunity increases. Your baby's immune system is strong enough to combat any infection. Your baby now starts responding...
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...to people by smiling or crying and this is one of the most common 2 month baby milestones. Do not be surprised if your baby manages to grab all the attention even if he/she is not in a position to sit up or crawl. Your baby will now start responding whenever you try talking to him/her. You will soon find him/her developing his/her individual personality traits and exhibiting likes and dislikes. Your baby still loves to be cuddled rocked and hugged by you. So do it more often to make him/her feel good. Each interaction that you make with your baby will only stimulate his/her brain development.
Encourage your baby to speak as you feed him/her, bathe him/her, and dress him/her. Stimulate your baby's development by providing age-appropriate toys for him/her to play with. Make sure that your baby not only plays well but also rests well to make sure that he/she grows properly. Nap when your baby sleeps and do make sure that you take your child out for small walks to help him/her breathe fresh air. By this time, your baby's neck muscles start developing. As a result your baby will now try to hold his/her neck properly. This is among the more important growth-related 2 month baby milestones and as a result of it your baby's neck will not bob around when you try picking your child up.
The moment you bring a rattle or any object near your baby, he/she will grab it and grasp things with one hand. Also when you make your child sit on your lap, he/she will straighten his/her legs and will try to stand without any support. Do not worry as this will not make your child bow-legged. Feeding demands may vary with each passing month. Avoid introducing new foods unless you have been asked to by your doctor. In order to make sure that your baby is gaining weight in the right way, take him/her to the doctor and also determine the2 month baby milestones that your baby has touched so far.
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