You are speaking with a friend who just gave birth to a healthy full-term baby 2 weeks ago. Your friend is concerned because her baby does not seem to make eye contact or react with facial expressions. Which of the following is the most appropriate response?
Visual and Human Development
The normal baby will begin to make eye contact and react with facial expressions at approximately 6 weeks of age. Infants ~2-3 months of age should be interested in bright objects.