Newborn Milestone Tracker
What to Watch for: 0-3 Months
The first three months of life are a confusing time for mother and child alike. While it’s worth remembering that all babies develop differently, these are some of the common developmental milestones that occur within the first three months of Baby’s life. Don’t forget to keep track of all the things you need to do during this critical time with our newborn to-do checklist.
Raises his head and chest while lying on his stomach.
Supports her upper body with her arms when lying on stomach.
Stretches her legs out and kicks when lying on stomach or back.
Opens and shuts his hands.
Mouths objects brought to her face.
Can hold a rattle.
Reaches and grasps for things with both hands.
Swats at dangling toys placed near him.
Pushes down on legs when feet are placed on a firm surface.
Watches faces intently.
Turns head toward direction of sound.
Follows moving objects with his eyes.
Recognizes familiar objects and people at a distance.
Begins to imitate some sounds.
Begins to babble.
Imitates you when you stick out your tongue.
Enjoys playing with other people; may cry when playing stops.
Becomes more communicative with face and body.
Stares at her hands and fingers.
Plays with her fingers.
Brings his hands to his mouth.
You’re not done yet baby. Keep track of the special milestones for Baby’s next three months.
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