Developmental Guidelines: What Most Babies Do at 2 Months - Achieve Beyond

Developmental Guidelines: What Most Babies Do at 2 Months

Social and Emotional

  • Begins to smile at people
  • Can briefly calm himself (may bring hands to mouth)
  • Tries to look at parent

Language / Communication

  • Coos, Makes Gurgling Sounds
  • Turns Heads Towards 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 does not change

Movement/Physical Development

  • Can hold head up and begins to push up when lying on tummy
  • Makes smoother movements with arms and legs

Red Flags For 2 Month Old Babies

  • Does Not 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

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About Achieve Beyond: Achieve Beyond is an agency founded by Dr. Trudy Font-Padron in 1995 and remains a family run company. Achieve Beyond is a leader in providing pediatric therapy, autism and early intervention services in New York City, Long Island, Hudson ValleyCaliforniaTexasNew JerseyVirginia and Metro DC. They are dedicated to providing quality evaluations and therapeutic/educational services to children ages birth to 21 years of age. 

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