Raising a baby is a big job, but you can have fun at the same time that you help your baby grow and learn. Show your baby new and interesting things. Carry your baby around the room and show him or her pictures on the wall. Tell your baby what the pictures are. Go outside for walks. Talk about the things you see.
At two months, your baby may smile back when you smile and may respond to certain voices that he or she hears all the time. Your baby may coo, gurgle, and sigh. He or she may push up with his or her arms when lying on the tummy.
Follow-up care is a key part of your child's treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if your child is having problems. It's also a good idea to know your child's test results and keep a list of the medicines your child takes.
Watch closely for changes in your baby's health, and be sure to contact your doctor or nurse call line if:
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Current as of:
July 26, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
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