Meanwhile, other signs of growth of a 4 month old baby are such as the baby’s ability to lie on his stomach. Your baby can lie on his stomach and when on his stomach, he will try to look forward by lifting his head and shoulders by resting on his hands. By tilting its head, the baby can see all directions and explore objects around him. In addition, by relying on the hands, the baby also strengthens the hand muscles. After being able to explore their surroundings and find interesting objects, 4 month old babies can move themselves by rolling around. This helps the motor to develop. Therefore, stimulate a 4 month old baby to roll over by placing an interesting object next to him so that he will roll. Clap your hands when he can roll over and reach for the object so he will want to do it again.
Baby development 4 months can also be seen from the baby’s preference for holding objects and these objects sometimes come off again because the baby’s hand cannot hold it tightly yet. Besides that, babies aged 4 months also often put whatever they are holding into their mouth. This should be watched out for because not everything he reaches for is clean and germ-free. Give your baby lots of toys to keep him active and this will work out all the muscles in his body.
In addition, parents must also be observant in recognizing the desires and emotions of babies. Infants aged 4 months can communicate their desires more clearly and parents must be more observant in understanding the baby’s wants and needs. The baby will scream if his wishes are not fulfilled. In addition, babies aged 4 months can also feel the emotions of their parents. If you speak in a slightly higher tone, the baby will be silent, besides that he will also recognize the look on your face so that if you show a sad face all the time, it will also affect his emotional state. In addition, by inviting more children to joke, chat and play, then you indirectly form the character of him. Every interaction you have with a 4 month old baby will affect the development of the 4 month baby. Therefore, make the best of this phase so that in the future your baby will become a person of good character.
You have been able to teach many things in the development phase of a 4 month baby, such as learning to hold hands to shake hands and also wave hands. Supervise every baby’s activities even when he is sleeping. When sleeping, a 4 month old baby cannot calm down and can even fall out of the box cribTherefore, raise the door of the crib when the baby is asleep so as not to fall on the floor. To help with motor development, you can buy a variety of toys that make a sound to attract the baby’s interest to reach for it and hold it.
Also, the most enjoyable time for a 4 month old baby is when he is bathed. A 4 month old baby loves to bathe because he can splash in the water and make sounds and splashes. It could be that the baby will cry when you lift him out of the water because he is not satisfied playing with water. We recommend that when the baby takes a bath, the mother must clean it cleanly and never leave it for a while because it will be very dangerous for the baby.