Don’t Worry. But Don’t Wait.
Should you be concerned? Perhaps. If you are concerned, call right away. If your child is on track, you’ll be reassured. If your child needs assistance, you’ll find out now, when it’s the best time to help!
- At 2 months, talk to your child’s doctor if baby can’t hold head up when pushing up on tummy.
- At 4 months, talk to your child’s doctor if baby can’t hold head steady, doesn’t bring things to mouth, doesn’t push down with legs when feet are on a hard surface, or has trouble moving one or both eyes in all directions.
- At 6 months, talk to your child’s doctor if baby seems very floppy like a rag doll, doesn’t roll over in either direction, or seems very stiff with tight muscles.
Get a developmental screen: the Ages and Stages Questionnaire is a child development screener that allows you to check in on how your child is growing and learning.
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