Your four month-old baby might indulge in some thumb sucking. Some babies do it as a hunger cue and others to soothe themselves. You can allow her the comfort of her fingers or thumb. Rarely, baby may cut her first tooth.
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He recognizes familiar faces and will coo or respond in some way when he sees/hears mom and dad. He might move his arms to signal, "Pick me up." He tries to imitate sounds, loves being talked to, and spends time looking at objects he is holding. Taking baby around in a stroller is a wonderful way for him to socialize.
Further doses of the triple antigen (DTP), oral polio drops, and hepatitis B shots will be given to baby. A regular well-baby examination will tell you if everything is fine with your four month-old baby. At the doctor's you will be surprised how your little one socializes with other children. Alternatively, of course, she could be put off by strange faces and begin to cry! Don't let that trouble you. Her little world is just beginning to widen.
Baby now has a distinct personality of her own, and this portends an exciting time for you.
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