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All About 0-1 Month Fine/Visual Motor

  • Baby makes jerky hand and arm movements

  • Moves head from side to side on back and tummy

  • Hands are mostly closed in a fist

  • Might be able to maintain visual contact with an object presented at midline (baby's nose) about 6-8 inches from baby's face

  • Tightly grasp an object placed in baby's hand (Palmar Grasp Reflex)

  • starts to focus on black and white toys and faces at baby's midline about 8-12 inches from face

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