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What communication milestones should you expect in your 2-month-old?

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For a 2-month-old, most communication consists of crying. But you may hear a few gurgles, grunts, and even some sweet coos. Your baby should recognize your face and voice, and respond to them. You might even see the first adorable hint of a smile.

From: Baby Development: Your 2-Month Old WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Feigelman S. ''The first year,'' in Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF, eds. 18 ed, Saunders Elsevier, 2007. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics,th

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: ''Safe Sleep for Your Baby: Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).''

Curtis, G, MD, MPH, and Schuler, J, MS. Da Capo Press, 2005. Your Baby’s First Year Week by Week,

Joanne Cox, MD, director of the Primary Care Center and Associate Chief of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital, Boston.

Jennifer Shu, MD, pediatrician at Children’s Medical Group in Atlanta, and author of . Heading Home with Your Newborn

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on March 23, 2019

SOURCES:

Feigelman S. ''The first year,'' in Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF, eds. 18 ed, Saunders Elsevier, 2007. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics,th

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: ''Safe Sleep for Your Baby: Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).''

Curtis, G, MD, MPH, and Schuler, J, MS. Da Capo Press, 2005. Your Baby’s First Year Week by Week,

Joanne Cox, MD, director of the Primary Care Center and Associate Chief of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital, Boston.

Jennifer Shu, MD, pediatrician at Children’s Medical Group in Atlanta, and author of . Heading Home with Your Newborn

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on March 23, 2019

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