Month 2

Month 2

Mental Development

  • Begin to coo and repeat a string of the same sounds

Visual Development

  • Recognise their parents’ faces
  • Watch an object that moves slowly across their line of vision

Growth

  • Weigh about 5.1 kg if she’s a girl or about 5.6 kg if he’s a boy
  • Be about 57.1 cm tall if she’s a girl or about 58.4 cm tall if he’s a boy

Motor Development

  • Show better control of their head, lifting it from time to time
  • Begin to swipe at objects with their hands
  • Become aware of their own fingers

Social and Emotional Development

  • Smile in response to your smile
  • Show recognition of parents by punching their arms in the air or kicking with their legs

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