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Your amazing baby at 2 months: cooing, smiling and more

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By the end of two months, your baby will reach these important developmental milestones:

  • Begins to smile at people, tries to look at you and pays attention to faces
  • Touches hands to mouth to suck
  • Coos and gurgles
  • Turns head toward sounds
  • Tracks moving things with eyes and recognizes people at a distance
  • Gets fussy or cries from boredom if activity doesn't change
  • Holds head up and pushes up when lying on tummy
Call your doctor if your baby:
  • Doesn't respond to loud sounds
  • Doesn't watch things as they move
  • Doesn't smile
  • Can't hold up head or push up when on tummy

If you don't have a doctor or would like a free developmental screening, call HomeSafe at 561-383-9800 or 2-1-1 and ask for Help Me Grow.

SOURCE:
• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2 month milestones)

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