4. A Baby That is Less than One Week Old Seeks to Make Sense of a World That is Hard to See

An infant’s vision improves over their first week.

Yet even an infant with limited vision can enjoy certain games.

For example, you can hold your baby while standing in front of a mirror.

A baby has learned to recognize its Mother’s face, and knows when it enjoys the security of a Mother’s arms.

Hence, it can begin to grasp the concept of a reflected image.2

As a result, it will welcome the chance to get yet another look its Mother's reflection holding an infant.

New Babies See the World as a Sort of Blur
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