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What can babies see at two weeks old?

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Albi1623

Asked by Albi1623 at 5:25 PM on Jan. 9, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • They have blurred vision and react more to black and white then colors.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:26 PM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • Yes...black and white patterns or high contrast patterns are good at this age. Most can see about 6-12 inches in front of their face...so they can make out your face in the breast feeding position.
    ANGIE409

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 5:34 PM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • I wonder sometimes how they know what they see. You'd think they only way they can tell is to see through their eyes or for them to tell them and both aren't possible lol. How do they know?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:37 PM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • It depends on the baby, they all develop differently. They can't discern anything too far away, and contrast is better...just like someone who is losing their eyesight, same rules apply!
    KatieCrandall

    Answer by KatieCrandall at 5:51 PM on Jan. 9, 2009

  • http://www.home.earthlink.net/~timler/infant.html


    This has a lot of interesting information on infant eye development and how they determine what they do.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:34 PM on Jan. 9, 2009

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