2 Month Old Babies in Standing Position, Typical and Atypical Development

Each year, 1 in 40 children in the United States is born with an early motor delay, and an estimated 400,000 children are born at-risk for a delay. When healthcare providers know what to look for, they are better equipped to recognize the subtle signs of a delay in infants as young as 2 months of age, giving them the opportunity to receive early intervention services and thereby reach their fullest potential.

This footage shows a comparison of two children at 2 months of age demonstrating typical development and atypical development in the Standing position.

The full video (12 minutes) goes through all 8 positions with the two children and has an accompanying handout, showing the children in each position side by side.
View the full video: http://goo.gl/nUJtSm
Download Accompanying Handout: http://pathways.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/2monthmotordelays_english.pdf
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We encourage you to use Pathways.org resources as a guide to identify potential early motor delays at each well-child visit.

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