Many babies who are under three months old cry a lot. From birth, a baby's reflexes will allow them to turn their heads and to suckle when you touch their cheek. Their sucking and grasping reflexes will develop. They can flex and extend their fingers, arms and legs. By about 4 weeks their eyes can follow a moving light, although it may only be for a few seconds. By 2-3 months, they can watch and follow a moving face. By 6 weeks their eyes can move together most of the time. When lying on their stomach they will start to lift their heads and chest and support the upper body with their arms. By 2 months, they
Physical development: Babies turn their head towards sounds and movement’s .They like to watch the face of adult at feeding time. They start sitting with support and gradually sit
This could mean that while the infant’s physical development is progressing, they may be less active than others.
In the initial few months babies will recognise familiar voices and faces, they will try to 'people please' and bay for attention by performing for their audience through laughter and giggles. They will enjoy playing games with others such as peek a boo.
The physical development of a baby in its first six months of life shows limited range of movement but the beginnings of an ability to respond to stimulus around them. They show their reaction to people, sounds and movement by turning their head toward whatever attracts their attention. They will watch an adult’s face whilst feeding, but have already begun to shows signs of recognition as they will smile when familiar people are around them either because they can see them
|Months |mobile (rolling, squirming or crawling). When |disappears they still exist, so baby will look |such as dinner or bath. Babbling sounds more |play “peek-a-boo”. Prefer and will actively try |
0-3 months | Recognition of the smell of her mother. Baby stops crying when she hears her mother's voice. Recognition of familiar voices. | Crying when hungry. Cooing from 5-6 weeks. Crying when distressed. | Swallowing reflex. Sucking reflex. Rooting reflex. | Smiles of contentment from 5-6 weeks. Close contact with parent/carer. Contentment with familiar persons. | Not applicable |
They enjoy playing and show it by smiling and squealing with delight. They are able to focus on an object and explore it if it seems interesting. Babies also start to show us that they understand a little of what we are saying and try to communicate with us.
Your baby’s muscles start functioning in synchronization with her brain. Hence her movements are not random jerks anymore; you will feel those movements as deliberate and strong. For example, you may feel a lot of kicking and wriggling when you lie down in particular positions. Believe it or not, your baby does not like those postures and is kicking you to find a comfortable position within your womb.
At week 24, you will possibly be dreaming a lot, touching your belly, talking to her and even thinking of cute little nicknames. Here are the physical changes you undergo in week 24.
By this week, the issues of pregnancy symptoms such as morning sickness, nausea and vomiting must have subsided fully or at the verge of disappearance. However, if you still face similar concerns frequently at this phase, it is advisable to visit your doctor as fast as possible. This is due to the fact that having the pregnancy symptoms in the twelfth week might be a indicator of molar pregnancy which happens when placenta is growing abnormally and can cause miscarriage woes
During the first trimester of pregnancy your experience will be full of different feelings. You will be excited some time and scary also you can even go through the anxiety and stress.
Pay attention to when your baby is most active. You may notice your baby's sleep and wake cycles. You may also notice things that make your baby move more. You should do a fetal movement count:
First trimester: By 12 weeks of pregnancy the foetus will be fully formed. The ovum grows and develops certain important parts of the baby’s body such as spinal cord, nervous system, gastrointestinal system, heart and lungs in the first four weeks from conception. The heart starts beating and brain and other organs forms by eight weeks. At this stage, the face is formed and arms and legs start to move. The baby grows to 3 inches long and