Growth And Development for 2 months old (8 weeks) Infant

Feb 2, 2009

8 WEEKS ( 2 months)

MOTOR DEVELOPMENT

  • turns from side to back
  • holds head erect when held upright
  • shows eye coordination to light and objects
  • if bell is sounded near him, he will stop activity and listen
  • begins to lift head momentarily from prone position
  • eyes follows better, both vertically and horizontally. Focuses well.
  • holds rattle briefly when placed in the hand
SOCIALIZATION AND VOCALIZATION
  • begins vocalization- coos, especially to a voice
  • eyes follow person or object more intently
  • smiles back in response to another smile
  • may squeal with delight when stimulated by touching, talking, or singing
  • turns head to side where sound came from
  • cries to seek attention
COGNITIVE AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • recognizes familiar face
  • enjoys sucking- puts hand in mouth
  • anticipate being feed when in feeding position
  • becomes more aware and interested in environment
  • eye to eye contact

1 comments:

Hi! I'm Grace said...

I like this article, Nanay Belen. Thanks for posting this. :)

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