Upto 6 Weeks
By the age of 6 weeks, a parent should check for the following symptoms and in case of lacking criteria, one should immediately seek advice from a pediatrician.
- Observe a child during breastfeeding if it visually follows the mother while she moves and looks at the mother while breastfeeding.
- Observe a child’s cry when it is hungry and when feeling cold/wet.
- Observe when and if a child grasps or rattles the examiner finger. when placed in its hand
- Observe if the child smiles listening to mother’s voice and if the mother is able to make the child smile while playing.