Your Baby Is 8 Weeks Old!
Baby is a brain
Baby's motor skills and senses are developing like crazy. Her hand-eye coordination is improving, she's starting to recognize specific sounds and sights, and is getting pretty darned good at holding up her head. Also this week: It's time for baby's two-month checkup! Your doc will check her overall growth and development and give a round of immunizations. (While some parents fear baby will get sick from vaccinations, most doctors believe the benefits outweigh the risk.)
[tip] Write down any questions you have for your doctor as they come up, and bring the list along to your appointment. This will help you make the most of baby's two-month checkup.
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All medical information reviewed by Dr. Paula Prezioso of Pediatric Associates in New York City
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