Birth Through Three Months
Birth is a
shocking experience. After that, the major achievement of this period is
rapid growth. Infants have predominantly physical needs, which they express
by crying. They are influenced most by nonverbal messages. They have very
keen senses. The sense of touch is a major source of learning. Early
stimulation of a babyís senses actually increases the childís intelligence.
Through Six Months
is much more active, is capable of recognizing his motherís face, learns to
pick up an object and to let go intentionally.
At what age is an infant able to recognize his / her mother?