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Social / Emotional - Images & Video Clips

  • Chuckles when you try to make them laugh video
  • Looks at you, moves, or makes sounds to get or keep your attention video

Language / Communication - Images & Video Clips

  • Makes sounds like "oooo", "aahh" (cooing) video
  • Makes sounds back when you talk to them video
  • Turns head towards the sound of your voice video

Cognitive - Images & Video Clips

  • If hungry, opens mouth when they see chest/breast or bottle image 
  • Looks at their hands with interest video

Movement / Physical Development - Images & Video Clips

  • Holds head steady without support when you are holding them video
  • Holds a toy when you put it in their hand video
  • Uses their arm to swing at toys video
  • Brings hands to mouth video
  • Pushes up onto elbows/forearms when on tummy image

4 Month Checklist (English)

4 Month Checklist - PDF / Fillable

  • You can take printed Checklist with you and talk with your baby's doctor at every well-baby visit about the milestones your baby has reached and what to expect next. 
  • Can also fill out same checklist on CDC Milestone Tracker App.

  • Your Baby at 4 Months

    Milestones matter! How your child plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves offers important clues about his or her development. Check the milestones your child has reached by 4 months.
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • MM - WW (month, full weeks)
  • What Most Babies Do by this Age:

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