Your newborn’s development in 2nd month will
fill you with love and amazement. Find the developments that you can explore in
the 2nd month of your baby’s development.
The 1st month of your newborn has passed successfully! This is the time when
you can slowly sense a growing personality in her. You are slowly familiarising
yourself with her likes and dislikes. You are now more aware of the triggers
that make her uncomfortable.
Growth and Development in 2nd
Here are explained some more
developments that you can explore in the 2nd month of her
Your little one is developing more
control over herself now. She is now comparatively more capable of holding her
head while resting on her tummy.
She has now developed a stronger
sucking reflex now. You may also find her thumb sucking, which is a self
She is yet to develop her
coordination while playing with toys. However, you can now hang colourful
objects in front of her and see her staring at it for long.
While she is yet to develop better
sleep patterns, you need to be little more patient. Give her some time to
develop a sleep pattern and you shall too be able to sleep through the
Make sure she is sleeping on her
back and there are not many pillows around. Sleeping on the back shall ensure
she is not at the risk of sudden infant death syndrome. So, while she is
sleeping, it is better to keep away all the soft toys, mattresses and pillows.
Her eyesight has developed more
than before and she can see things which are around 18 inches away. Thus, it is
important that you keep things close to her eyesight. You may find her
following movement of different objects close to her.
Her hearing ability has also
improved and she shall love listening to your voice.
She is still communicating with
you through her cries. However, by now you are aware of most of the concerns
that might be bothering her. It is important you respond to her coos, cries and
gurgles. Smiling back at her may also soothe her at times.
Talking to your baby at this age
is extremely important. Even if she is not talking, she shall respond to your
voice. This shall also help her learn to communicate
Helpful Tips for Moms
motherhood is no doubt highly rewarding, it can be extremely nerve wracking as
well. Thus, it is advisable that you look for help whenever you need. This
shall also leave some time for yourself and you will not feel overwhelmed with
all the responsibilities around you. You may also get in touch with your doctor
in case you feel concerned and need any
Moms are busier than before today
and this leaves them with very little time with their babies. You need to make
sure there is someone to take care of her and assist her moving
Rolling and eventually crawling
are essential activities that your baby needs for proper development and
It is a bad idea to let your baby
sleep in bouncy seats, car seats or in the carriers all the time.
Your baby is developing touch
sensations now. Thus, it is very important that you touch her. It is a way of
comforting her and showing your love.
Playing soft music shall be
another way of soothing her. Babies can also be calmed by "white
noises" like the sounds of a vacuum cleaner, washing machine or a chimney.
You are her mother and know her the best.
However, do not feel guilty if you are not able to understand everything she
needs and what she is trying to tell you. You shall gain the perfection with
What developments are expected in a 1-month-old baby?
How can mothers help a baby to communicate better? How can mother understand
the cues of her baby? Discuss here.
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