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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Happy 3 Months!!

Wow!  Mr. T is 3 months old today!  Sometimes it's really hard to believe that he's been with us for 3 months and other times it's hard to believe we didn't have him with us the whole time!  
 Here are the 3 to 4 Month milestones I'll be tracking over the next few weeks {source}:

Social and Emotional
  • Smiles spontaneously, especially at people
  • Likes to play with people and might cry when playing stops
  • Copies some movements and facial expressions, like smiling or frowning

  • Begins to babble
  • Babbles with expression and copies sounds he hears
  • Cries in different ways to show hunger, pain, or being tired

Cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving)
  • Lets you know if he is happy or sad
  • Responds to affection
  • Reaches for toy with one hand
  • Uses hands and eyes together, such as seeing a toy and reaching for it
  • Follows moving things with eyes from side to side
  • Watches faces closely
  • Recognizes familiar people and things at a distance

Movement/Physical Development

  • Holds head steady, unsupported
  • Pushes down on legs when feet are on a hard surface
  • May be able to roll over from tummy to back
  • Can hold a toy and shake it and swing at dangling toys
  • Brings hands to mouth
  • When lying on stomach, pushes up to elbows

There's a lot to look forward to over the next few weeks!

1 comment:

  1. This is great Kirsten. I'm sorry I haven't been on your site in a while! Thanks for sharing this...although I knew most of it all ready from the phone and e-mail! My nephew is sooo cute!


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