View the CDC Typical Milestones for this age group

What most babies do at 2 months

Social and Emotional

Begins to smile at people

Can briefly calm himself (may bring hands to mouth and suck on hand)

Tries to look at parent


Coos, makes gurgling sounds

Turns head toward sounds

Cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving)

Pays attention to faces

Begins to follow things with eyes and recognize people at a distance

Begins to act bored (cries, fussy) if activity doesn't change

Movement/Physical Development

Can hold head up and begins to push up when lying on tummy

Makes smoother movements with arms and legs

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