How can I make my 2 month old smile?

Is it normal for a 2 month old to not smile?

You’ve probably heard that 6 weeks old is the most common answer to when do babies start smiling, but these are reflex smiles, and by 2 months those will disappear. That said, every baby develops at her own pace, and it’s not unusual for baby to take until the three-month mark to smile on purpose, Goldenring says.

Is my 2 month old really smiling?

Around 2 months of age, your baby will have a “social” smile. That is a smile made with purpose as a way to engage others. Around this same time to about 4 months of age, babies develop an attachment to their caregivers. They more readily stop crying for familiar caregivers than for strangers.

What milestones should a baby hit by 2 months?

Can hold head up

  • Doesn’t respond to loud sounds.
  • Doesn’t watch things as they move.
  • Doesn’t smile at people.
  • Doesn’t bring hands to mouth.
  • Can’t hold head up when pushing up when on tummy.
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