Your Baby at 2 Months

Thinking Skills

  • Turns head and eyes together toward an interesting sound.
  • Quiets and stops sucking to listen intently to a variety of sounds. Prefers the human voice to other sounds.
  • Coos and gurgles with vowel sounds "ah, eh, oh" in response to what he sees, hears and feels inside his body.
  • Begins to suck at sight of breast or bottle, anticipating feeding.
  • Becomes excited in anticipation of a regular activity like bath time. Begins to enjoy bath time.
  • Soothes and relaxes himself by sucking on hands.
  • Startles and looks surprised at a sudden loud noise.
  • More visually alert when sitting upright. Beginning to associate lying down with sleeping.
  • Imitates your exaggerated facial expressions.
  • Stares at himself in mirror.
  • May become distracted during feeding by watching other people and activity in room or even just by hearing mother talk
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