Stimulating developmental milestones
Cognitive
Motor
Communication
Social

As well as ensuring your baby gets the right nutrition, you’re also important in stimulating his developmental growth. Below are some activities you can try with your little one. Each helps to stimulate cognitive, motor, communication or social milestones. It’s a great way for you to bond while having fun.

Hang a mobile with simple patterns over your baby’s crib to encourage cognitive development as he learns to focus.

Place baby on his stomach during playtime to help him learn motor development as he lifts his head, strengthening his neck muscles.

Encourage cognitive development with interactive play such as putting on a puppet show: pop a stuffed animal or puppet out from behind your back or the side of the crib. Soon, he may start looking for it.

Newborn
2-3 months
As well as ensuring your baby gets the right nutrition, you’re also important in stimulating his developmental growth. Below are some activities you can try with your little one. Each helps to stimulate cognitive, motor, communication or social milestones. It’s a great way for you to bond while having fun.

Hang a mobile with simple patterns over your baby’s crib to encourage cognitive development as he learns to focus.

Place baby on his stomach during playtime to help him learn motor development as he lifts his head, strengthening his neck muscles.

Stimulate his cognitive development with interactive activities, such as imitating him. When he’s quiet and alert, watch to see what he does, then mimic him.

Stimulate his cognitive development with interactive activities, such as engaging in fun games to make him laugh. Make faces, tickle him—anything to prompt a positive reaction.

Learn more about your newborn’s month-by-month development enfamil.ca/newborn

Place baby on his stomach during playtime to help him learn motor development as he lifts his head, strengthening his neck muscles.

Stimulate his cognitive development with interactive activities, such as engaging in fun games to make him laugh. Make faces, tickle him—anything to prompt a positive reaction.

Learn more about your newborn’s month-by-month development enfamil.ca/newborn