Milestones In Action : By Two Months
Milestones Photo and Video Library
Begins to smile at people
This baby is displaying a 2-month social/emotional milestone – smiling at his mother.
Can briefly calm herself (may bring hands to mouth and suck on hand)
In image 1 of this series of 2, the infant is upset and is showing the 2-month social/emotional milestone of trying to calm herself by bringing her hands to her mouth.
In image 2 of this series of 2, the infant is showing the 2-month social/emotional milestone of sucking on her hand, and she is now calm.
Tries to look at parent
In this image, the baby is showing the 2-month social/emotional milestone of trying to look at her mother.
Coos, makes gurgling sounds
The baby in this video coos, a 2-month language/communication milestone.
Turns head toward sounds
In this video, the baby turns her head toward the sound of a rattle, a 2-month language/communication milestone.
Pays attention to faces
In this image, the baby is showing a 2-month milestone by paying attention to the face of the person she’s looking toward.
Begins to follow things with eyes and recognize people at a distance
In the 3 images in this series, the infant is following the toy with her eyes. This is a 2-month cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.
Begins to act bored (cries, fussy) if activity doesn’t change
This video shows an infant getting fussy because he has gotten bored. This is a 2-month cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.
Can hold head up and begins to push up when lying on tummy
This image shows a baby girl displaying the 2-month movement/physical development milestone of holding her head up and pushing up while lying on her tummy.
Makes smoother movements with arms and legs
The baby in this video is making smoother movements with her arms and legs than she did when she was younger. This is a 2-month movement/physical development milestone.
- Page last reviewed: June 19, 2018
- Page last updated: August 16, 2016
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