What can your bub see now? The amazing development of baby vision in pictures

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You know when you pick up your squidgy newborn and he looks at you, but not quite? You may be wondering what he’s seeing. Well, amazingly your baby has been born with the physical ability to see, but will need about six to eight months for his brain to make sense of it all.

Here’s an explanation of what he’s seeing and when.

Month 8

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Your baby's vision is now almost adult in its clarity. While his attention will still be focused on what he can see nearby, such as a toy on the floor, his vision is advanced enough to be able to recognise people in a room, even from a distance.

If you are at all concerned about your baby’s vision see your doctor. 

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