newborn babyBabies develop at their own pace, so it’s impossible to tell exactly when your child will learn a given skill. The developmental steps listed below will give you a general idea of the changes you can expect, but don’t be alarmed if your own baby’s development takes a slightly different course.

Child Development Guide for Newborn through 2 months

Movement

The infant can lift and turn the head when lying on its back.

The neck is unable to support the head when pulled to a sitting position.

The hands are fisted, the arms are flexed.

Mimics stepping and walking — takes brisk steps when both feet placed on a surface, with body supported.

Primitive reflexes are in full operation. These include:

rooting and sucking — turns head in search of nipple when cheek is touched and begins to suck when nipple touches lips.

tonic neck response — left leg extends when infant gazes to the left, while right arm and leg flex inward, and vice versa.

palmar hand grasp — infant closes its hand and “grips” your finger.

plantar grasp — infant flexes the toes and forefoot.

Babinski reflex — toes fan outward when sole of foot is stroked.

Moro reflex — extends arms then bends and pulls them in toward body.
placing — leg extends when sole of foot is stimulated.

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Margie Manion graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a double major in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Development. She taught for several years. Then went on to marry her college sweetheart. They have two beautiful boys who are the the center of their world. Margie taught in the classroom for 4 years until she quit to stay home with her two boys. During this time, as a parent educator with the Parents As Teachers program ashe did a local parenting segment, weekly, with WDAF Fox 4 in Kansas City. She is currently a frequest guest on FNC and is back in the classroom teaching 3rd grade in Liberty, MO, as well as promoting her invention and book (Zoom Spoon and "Zoom Spoon and Finicky Philip the Picky Eater" .

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