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Milestones In Action : By Four Months

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Mom with baby smiling in stroller

Smiles spontaneously, especially at people

Description

This photo shows a baby smiling spontaneously at someone, a 4-month social/emotional milestone.

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Likes to play with people and might cry when playing stops

Description

This baby boy is having fun playing with his mom, a 4-month social/emotional milestone.

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Copies some movements and facial expressions, like smiling or frowning

Description

The baby in this video copies his mother's big smile, a 4-month social/emotional milestone.

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Begins to babble

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The baby in this video is babbling, a 4-month language/communication milestone.

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Babbles with expression and copies sounds he hears

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This video shows a 4 month-old babbling with expression and copying sounds he hears.

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Photo series: Lets you know if she is happy or sad

Photo series: Lets you know if she is happy or sad

Lets you know if he is happy or sad

Description

In image 1 of this series of 2, the baby is showing that he is happy.  Showing happiness and sadness are 4-month cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestones.

In image 2 of this series of 2, the baby is showing that he is sad.   Showing happiness and sadness are 4-month cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestones.

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Responds to affection

Description

In this video, a baby smiles when getting kisses from his mother. Responding to affection is a 4-month cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Photo of 4 month-old: Reaches for toy with one hand

Reaches for toy with one hand

Description

This image shows a baby reaching for a toy with one hand, a 4-month cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Photo of 4 month-old: Reaches for toy with one hand

Uses hands and eyes together, such as seeing a toy and reaching for it

Description

This baby in this photo has used her hands and eyes together - looking at the toy and then reaching for it. This is a 4-month cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Photo series: Lets you know if she is happy or sad

Photo series: Lets you know if she is happy or sad

Follows moving things with eyes

Description

In these 2 images, this baby shows the 4-month cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone of following moving objects with his eyes from side-to-side.

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Photo of 4 month-old: Watches faces closely

Watches faces closely

Description

This baby is watching the woman's face closely, a 4-month cognitive (learning, thinking,  problem-solving) milestone.

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Recognizes familiar people and things at a distance

Description

In this video, a baby recognizes her mother from several feet away. This is a 4-month cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Photo of 4 month-old: Holds head steady, unsupported

Holds head steady, unsupported

Description

The baby in this image is displaying a 4-month movement/physical development milestone by holding his head steady, unsupported.

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Photo of 4 month-old: Pushes down on legs when feet are on a hard surface

Pushes down on legs when feet are on a hard surface

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In this image, the baby is pushing down on her legs while her feet are on a hard surface. This is a 4-month movement/physical development milestone.

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Photo series: May be able to roll over from tummy to back

Photo series: May be able to roll over from tummy to back

Photo series: May be able to roll over from tummy to back

May be able to roll over from tummy to back

Description

In these 3 images, the baby is rolling over from her tummy to her back, a 4-month movement/physical development milestone.

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Photo series: May be able to roll over from tummy to back

Can hold a toy and shake it and swing at dangling toys

Description

The baby in this photo is swinging at a dangling toy and trying to grab it, illustrating a 4-month movement/physical development milestone.

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Brings hands to mouth

Description

In this video, a baby brings his hands to his mouth, a 4-month movement/physical development milestone.

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Photo of 4 month-old: When lying on stomach, pushes up to elbows

When lying on stomach, pushes up to elbows

Description

The baby girl in this picture is lying on her stomach, pushed up on her forearms to her elbows. This is a 4-month movement/physical development milestone.

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