Baby’s First Six Months Developmental Milestones Checklist By Pro B. May 10, 2017 General Health, Health & Fitness, Pediatric 8 Comments One MonthMovement/Physical DevelopmentBaby can elevate head momentarily with minimum forearm supportThere is a decreased physiological flexionCannot hold head, head flops backward if unsupportedKeeps hands in tight fists with indwelling thumb most of the timeCan track a moving object with head side to sideKeeps head usually to a sideCan make jerky, quivering limb movements. Reciprocal and symmetrical arm thrusts and kickingAble to bring hands up to the range of eyes and mouthShows primary walking reflexes in supported standingStrong reflex actionsSenses (visual, hearing, smell, touches and sounds/language) developments Eyes keep wandering around and can focus up to 8-12 inches (20.3-30.4cm) awayFocuses or likes black and white or high contrast patternsHearing is well-developed or fully matureAble to recognize few common sounds and thus may turn toward familiar sounds or voicesPrefers sweet smells rather than bitter or acidicLikes a gentle soothing touchDevelopmental milestones watch (Talk to your doctor)Baby is sucking poorly and feeding slowlyThere is no sign of blinking even with a bright lightShow no interest to focus and follow a nearby object moving towards and away.Baby is mostly very calm and shows no sign of limb movementsBaby looks too floppy. Very loose limbs and trunk musclesBaby is not responding to loud soundsContinuous crying, shivering Two MonthsMovement/Physical DevelopmentBaby can elevate head to 450 in prone (lying on tummy).Limbs movement becomes smootherDoes not accept weight on lower extremities (Atasia-Abasia)Head bobs (move up and down) in supported sitting Senses DevelopmentTurn head towards soundCoos, makes gurgling soundsSocial and Emotional DevelopmentsResponds to friendly handlingBegins to smile or response at peopleBaby is learning to calm herself briefly (may bring hands to mouth and suck on hands)Cognitive developmentsCan be alert on few preferred things like common facesCan show some expressions like brightening when happy, crying or being fussy when not too happyBegin to follow preferred or sharp contrast colored objects with eyes Developmental milestones watch (Talk to your doctor)Does not respond to or smile at peopleShows no interest in things as they moveIs not bringing her hands to mouth and suck.Is not able to elevate head while on tummy or not able to push up when on tummyNext: 3rd and 4th months NextTags:child growth, child health, cognitive, development milestones check list, first two months, milestones, physical development, social and emotional developmentRelated Posts Normal and Abnormal Patterns of Respiration Tennis elbow: Lateral Epicondyalgia Study on Counter Movement Jump Performance in a Force Platform – Part 2 8 Comments Mikel Teissedre May 15, 2017 Great article Thanks for sharing. Reply Will May 16, 2017 Thank you for another magnificent post. Where else could anyone get that kind of info in such a perfect way of writing? I have a presentation next week, and I am on the look for such info. Reply Pro B. May 16, 2017 Hi Will Thanks for your encouraging words. look forward to your continuous feedback. please subscribe. Good Luck for your presentation. Reply Whitley May 16, 2017 I will right away clutch your rss feed as I can not find your email subscription hyperlink or e-newsletter service. Do you’ve any? Kindly allow me recognize so that I could subscribe. Thanks. Reply Pro B. May 16, 2017 Hi Whitley Thankyou. Yes you can find a link to subscribe the page at right hand side of the page. Please subscribe and look foward to your continuous feedback. Reply Bethann May 16, 2017 Hello, I am attempting to find things to improve my web site!I assume its good enough to make use of a few of your concepts!! Reply Krista May 16, 2017 You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this matter to be actually something which I think I would never understand. It seems too complex and extremely broad for me. I’m looking forward for your next post, I’ll try to get the hang of it! Reply Pro B. May 16, 2017 Thank you Reply Add a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment:*Name:*Email Address:*Website:Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.