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What can babies see at two weeks old?

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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.

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

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

    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?

    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!

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


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


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

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