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Child Development Timeline


1 to 2 Month Developmental Milestones
Babies one or two months old frequently have their hands in fists.
Babies one or two months old frequently have their hands in fists.
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Growth

  • 20g/day (1.5 lbs/month) weight gain
  • 2 cm/month length increase

Movement and Activity

  • More deliberate movements
  • Limbs more extended
  • Can lift head temporarily when lying on stomach
  • Some delay in raising head when pulled to a sitting position from lying on back
  • Hands tightly fisted most of the time

Sensory

  • Follows moving object with eyes

Social

  • Smiles involuntarily
  • Responds to sounds

Communication

  • Throaty noises, gurgles

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