What developmental milestones should a parent expect in a three month old baby?
We will discover the movement, visual and hearing and social and emotional
milestones to be expected in a three month old baby.
Eight Movement Milestones At Three Months Raises head and chest when lying on stomach Supports upper body with arms when lying on stomach Stretches legs out and kicks when lying on stomach or back Opens and shuts hands Pushes down on legs when feet are placed on a firm surface Brings hand to mouth Takes swipes at dangling objects with hands Grasps and shakes hand toys
Eight Visual and Hearing Milestones In A Three Month Old Baby Watches faces intently Follows moving objects Recognizes familiar objects and people at a distance Starts using hands and eyes in coordination Smiles at the sound of your voice Begins to babble Begins to imitate some sounds Turns head toward direction of sound
Social and Emotional Milestones Begins to develop a social smile Enjoys playing with other people and may cry when playing stops Becomes more communicative and expressive with face and body Imitates some movements and facial expressions
Signs of developmental delays to report in a three month old
Doesn’t seem to respond to loud sounds Doesn’t notice her hands by two months Doesn’t smile at the sound of your voice by two months Doesn’t follow moving objects with the eyes by two to three months Doesn’t grasp and hold objects by three months Doesn’t smile at people by three months Cannot support head well at three months Doesn’t reach for and grasp toys by three to four months Doesn’t babble by three to four months Doesn’t bring objects to her mouth by four months Begins babbling, but doesn’t try to imitate any of your sounds by four months Doesn’t push down with her legs when her feet are placed on a firm surface by four months