3 Months Baby Development Tips to Help Your Child Become Self Reliant


3 Months Baby Development

Baby development takes around three months, a period that varies depending on the type of baby. Most experts agree that the average time from conception until the birth of a baby is about nine months. The majority of babies reach their first birthday after three months. During this three month period, a baby grows and matures physically, emotionally and mentally.

Physical Development 

A small child sitting on a chair

 A baby that is born right after the first trimester of pregnancy is now three months old. At this point, a baby will have learned to sit up, crawl, walk, use its hands and is able to suck on its thumb or pacifier. The baby also needs to begin communicating with its parents. He or she can talk, smile, cry and will begin to mimic their parent’s actions. The mother and father will notice that the baby has gained weight.

Mental Development 

A young boy sitting on a table

A three month-old child is now able to understand basic speech and the idea of telling a story. This mental developmental stage is crucial for your new baby. When the baby is able to differentiate between one voice and another, and to tell apart the sound of laughing and crying baby, you will begin to see a difference in how he or she responds to verbal and non-verbal cues. At this time, a baby will understand the concept of rewards and punishment. Rewards, such as playing with his toys or receiving a hug, will help reinforce positive behavior and remove negative behavior.

Physical Growth 

 Once the baby has learned to sit up, he or she should be able to walk after the first month. At this time, your baby can begin to crawl and will start to walk around. He or she will now need to communicate with his parents about what he is experiencing. They will begin to follow rules and understand why things are happening.

Emotional Development 

 A baby can now understand that names, sounds, and words mean different things and is able to respond to them. He or she will understand and feel the emotions that come along with these things. Your baby will be able to make eye contact, respond to sounds and will be able to express emotion in different ways. At this time, your baby is starting to learn to form relationships with his or her care giver. and the world around him or her. At this point, you will begin to see your baby’s interest in colors and sounds.

Physical development continues as the baby moves into the third month of life. At this time, the child will be able to talk at some length, to move his or her head, to hold a spoon, use his or her hands and to use the breast milk. and will be able to understand the concept of consistency.

Interaction With Parents

Emotional development continues as a baby grows and matures. As he or she begins to interact with his or her parents, will become interested in reading, writing, counting and following rules and has become more independent.

Language development is an important part of the three-month period. At this time, your baby will have developed the ability to communicate verbally and will be able to converse in full sentences and phrases. At this stage, your baby is able to understand his or her own name, but will not be able to express his or her true feelings.

This is also the time when your child will begin to understand what is going on around him or her. At this point, he or she will be able to read body language and interpret the signals of others.

Final Words

At this point, your baby will be able to understand the idea of time, space and direction. At this stage, your baby will understand what you say to him or her and will be able to understand the different sounds that other people are using. At this point, your baby will be able to differentiate between friends and enemies. When he or she starts to walk, her feet will start to shake slightly, which means that your baby will be able to identify his or her friends. You can start to teach your baby to talk.

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