How can I get my 1 month old to laugh?
Try the following to get that first giggle or laugh: Copy your baby’s sounds. Act excited and smile when your baby smiles or makes sounds. Pay close attention to what your baby likes so you can repeat it.
How do I know my baby is OK at 1 month?
They will start to focus with both eyes at 1 month and should be able to follow a moving object from side to side. They will probably prefer looking at a human face to looking at an object and will gaze deeply into your eyes if you hold them about 45 cm away. Most babies can recognise their parents by this age.
What is my newborn smiling about?
Your Baby’s Development This Week
Often newborns will smile in their sleep. Sometimes a smile in the early weeks of life is simply a sign that your little bundle is passing gas. But starting between 6 and 8 weeks of life, babies develop a “social smile” — an intentional gesture of warmth meant just for you.