Your baby’s crib, or bassinet, should have a firm mattress. The crib slots should be no more than 2 and 3/8 inches apart. Your baby should not sleep on a waterbed, beanbag, or soft blankets that may hinder his ability to breathe. If your baby sleeps in your bed, make sure the mattress is firm. It should be a single bed, not two beds brought together where your baby may get caught between the beds.
Your baby will have longer periods of wakefulness as he develops a more regular sleep-wake routine. Your baby will enjoy excursions and regular activities, even running errands. Your baby will enjoy conversations and interactions with adults and children. Talking with Your baby, singing to him, looking him in his eyes will encourage social/language development.
Your baby is making a greater variety of sounds, including babbling. He is very excited to see you, and will smile, babble, and reach out to draw your attention.Encourage Your baby to use his emerging language skills by imitating his own sounds and allowing Your baby to answer, or mimic you in return.