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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 point out 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 are familiar. Your baby may coo, gurgle, and sigh. When lying on their tummy, your baby may push up with their arms.
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 advice line (811 in most provinces and territories) 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 advice line if:
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Current as of: September 20, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Susan C. Kim MD - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
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