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0-2 Months Baby's Vision, Hearing & Sleep Developmental Milestones

Aparna Jha
0 to 1 years

Created by Aparna Jha
Updated on May 22, 2019

0 2 Months Babys Vision Hearing Sleep Developmental Milestones
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It is challenging to raise a child. Childcare comes with a lot of responsibility and sleepless nights. If you are a new mom, I am sure you must be excited to witness the development of your bundle of joy, your younger one and must be anticipating the developments that may come in the future months. When your younger one turns 2 months old, they can experience physical developments such as sucking fingers, smiling at people, holding head up and making arm and legs movements.

0-2 Months Baby's Vision, Sleep Communication Milestones

Following are the newborn baby developments milestones which you will witness or check in your two months old baby:

1. Sleep Milestones/Patterns:

Generally, they tend to sleep for 15-16 hours a day, the babies wake up every three hours. It is common for the baby to be awake in the middle of the night.

2. Hearing Milestones:

The hearing ability of your infant is enhanced and they are mesmerized by listening to the voices. By this stage, they become good listeners, turn their heads towards the sound and are able to figure out the differences between voices. Talking to your little one often can make them familiar with your voice.

3. Communication Milestones:

A two-month-old baby cannot respond to you verbally when you communicate, however they respond to you when you are talking to them. Gurgles, sweet sound of coos and crying is their method of communication.

4. Vision Milestones:

They attain clarity in differentiating between colors and are attracted by bright colors. When it comes to vision, they have the potential to see objects until 18 inches away, which means you need to be pretty close to be noticeable. [Also Know - 3-6 Months Baby's Vision, Hearing & Sleep Milestones]

5. Physical Milestones/Movements:

The two months old baby wave their fists and kicks in excitement.

6. Drooling:

As their salivary glands develop, the baby starts drooling which contains a lot of bacteria-killing enzymes.

7. Immunization:

The first round of immunization is done when your child is 2 months old. These immunization protect against diseases such as rotavirus a virus that results in gastroenteritis, DTA/IPV/Hib which protects your child against whooping cough, polio, diphtheria, tetanus, and Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) which protects the baby against pneumococcal infections including pneumonia, meningitis, and bronchitis. [Check - 0 to 18 Months Baby Vaccination Chart]

 

Don't Forget Babycare Tips for Your 2 Months Baby

A Few tips during the second month of baby:

  1. Always allow your toddler to move around in diverse positions, this makes the muscles flexible that are required during crawling and walking
  2. Massaging the baby is highly recommended at this stage
  3. The initial months of your baby are quite fragile, therefore one must ensure to undertake appropriate guidance from a pediatrician in case of additional information requirement. 

 

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| May 20, 2019

fever in 15 weeks

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| May 20, 2019

hi... my son is 2 months old ..he doesn't stool daily.. he does only if we give him medicine for constipation.. what might be the problem???

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| May 21, 2019

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| May 24, 2019

my baby is very sleepless

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| May 25, 2019

which oil is best for new born baby

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| May 25, 2019

my 1 n half month old weep too much n dnt sleep easily what shloud I do

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| May 26, 2019

hi I does not having enough milk to my baby then what should I do

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| May 26, 2019

very helpful

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| Jun 03, 2019

my baby is 55 days old now.... and having constipation and don't sleep easily she sleeps in day for total 4 to 5 hours and awake for whole night with weeping i don't understand what the problem she has. ?

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| Jun 10, 2019

coconut oil is best in summer.

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| Jun 12, 2019

which month is better to start massage, which oil is better for massage the baby?

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| Jun 24, 2019

for massage its good to start from birth .

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| Jun 25, 2019

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| Aug 07, 2019

Au~it in Jinping

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| Aug 07, 2019

what is the cause of green poo of 2. 5 months old baby?

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| Aug 08, 2019

j9 m li 0

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| Aug 15, 2019

giving massage at 2 months is good ah?? what oil is used for massage?

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| Aug 17, 2019

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| Oct 10, 2019

Can u pls Give 4 month baby development

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| Nov 27, 2019

My baby is doing two colors poo is it normal he is 46 days old

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| Nov 27, 2019

7 month baby

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| Dec 02, 2019

So which kind of massage do you mean here? Can I use baby oil to massage? Then also what do u mean by allow ur baby to move in diverse positions... He is not yet at tht stage...

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| Dec 02, 2019

Hello... my baby is 45 days and has not pooped for the last 5 days.... hes not crying and doesnt seem to have issues with his stomach.... what do i do.... is it common and those with this experience what have they done

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| Dec 02, 2019

my baby is finding it hard to pass stool he has to push hard though we give him water, please assist

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| Apr 05, 2020

Plz explain in Hindi

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| May 29, 2020

Thank you so much for the tips was so helpful. More info read this blog.. https://lovingparents.in/kids/kids-1-3-years/ten-foods-that-will-help-your-toddlers-to-gain-weight/

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| May 29, 2020

Loving Parents please do not promote your brand here.

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