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At this age, your child may …

  • Recognise familiar faces and take an interest in others
  • Reach for things, with your help

As eye-hand coordination improves, your four-month-old will enjoy greater interaction. Play simple games or offer activity toys to help your baby start to understand cause and effect.

“It’s amazing to see your child’s development even as early as 4 months old … she has such determination and it’s a joy to watch her succeed.”

Mum of four-month-old

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Children develop at their own pace and reach milestones at different times. The highlights mentioned in this website are approximate guidelines only. If you have any questions about your child's development, consult your healthcare provider.