Before learning to reach for objects, crawl or sit, your baby must first get information from what he sees. This ability is amazing because this way your baby is more about colors and recognizes the faces of the parents.
Here are the stages of vision according to age:
When the baby is born has imperfect vision. Even so, babies prefer to see the mother’s face visually. The ability of newborns can only see people and objects with a visibility of 19.6cm-29.4 cm. However, this can already recognize you when breastfeeding by recognizing faces. Subsequent development at 6 weeks of age being able to recognize objects or objects that can move from the right or left. You can actually stimulate vision in babies since they are in the womb. You can provide light exposure to help stimulate your baby. After birth, you can stimulate it by giving breast milk because its content can help with good vision, especially the baby’s retinal nerve tissue. (Other articles: Newborn baby )
3-5 months old
At this age, babies can focus and see the movement of objects or objects that move on either side. Entering the age of 4 months your baby will be more sensitive to light. At 3 months of age a baby’s light detection is only 10 times that of an adult so you can dim the lights a little bit dimmer. To do the stimulation, you can stimulate your baby by making the bedroom full of cheerful colors, this will help in the development of your baby’s vision. Also keep the night lights away so they can provide optimal stimulation. Click here—> Baby Development
6-10 months old
At the age of 6 months your baby’s vision has entered a perfect stage due to his ability to see clearly and accurately to follow moving objects or objects. At this age experience eye movement control and coordination. To provide stimulation, you introduce baby toys with various colors and also introduce story books and you can also invite them to enjoy the scenery.
11-18 months old
Your baby’s ability is more developed, the baby can see fast moving objects. Only at the age of 15 to 18 months the ability to develop properly together with adult vision. The stimulation is done by stimulating the development of the baby’s eye-hand and body by playing on the floor and pushing to reach for objects. Place his favorite toy so that he reaches out and remembers it while practicing his crawling skills.
These are the stages of vision in babies that can help you to stimulate your baby. By recognizing the stages of vision, it is easier for you to recognize abnormal conditions associated with delays in baby’s vision according to age.