Babies Are Beautiful With Emotions

Babies Emotions are revealed through facial expressions and intonation of voice tones. At infancy stage, expression of emotions is done in a forceful means and it takes place without any external cause. They convey it in the form of shouting and crying. During the first two months of toddler stage, the baby demonstrates only two emotions like pleasure and displeasure, caused by physical stimulation. By the third month, physical stimulation shared with psychological stimulation and allows the baby to express the emotion of pleasure with a smile when he comes in contact with a human face and expressing displeasure with crying & facial expressions.

During childhood, expressions are no longer displayed convincingly but through more sensible means. This happens due to factors of language improvement and also improvement of social behavior, which allows the child to understand that it is not proper to show emotions at all times. A child is most expressive through common emotions like Happiness, Anger and Sadness, Fear, Love and Sympathy. Let’s see how these emotions are expressed.


Happiness is such an emotion which is expressed by the baby with fully pleasant smiles to start with, and later with sparkling or fruitful laughter. The baby smiles and giggles on achieving new skills or on overcoming an obstruction to reach a goal. He also shows pleasure at the fondness and stimulation of the care-givers. During the early week’s baby smiles through gentle touches and sounds. At the end of first month, he smiles at something-say a bright object which comes across his field of vision. Social interaction begins by three months when baby smiles on coming into contact with familiar people, Laughter begin around three to four months when the parent is playful with the baby.

Babies Are Beautiful With Emotions
Around six months, baby smiles & laughs more on contact with familiar people. Around ten to twelve months, baby's smile varies with circumstance like a open cheek raised smile in response to a parent's greeting, a reserved smile to a friendly visitor and a mouth-open smile while busy in stimulating play. In social context, the baby is well developed when he is two years old and his touching expressions become purposeful or intentional. He is pleased to react to an adult attending to him with an interesting toy.
Anger and Sadness

Anger is expressed by newborn babies when they’re hungry, find any problem in body status such as change in temperature and when they face too little stimulation or over-stimulation. The intensity of anger rises from four to six months into the 2nd year. They express this emotion in precise situations like when an appealing object they’re playing with is removed from them or when their goal is blocked by an obstruction or when the care-giver leaves the place for a concise time or when a toy he is playing with stops functioning. Anger is strong when the baby does not get the expected warm manners from the care-giver. Anger is expressed in the form of eruption of bad anger - the baby may kick, hit, cry & scream. Sadness is also expressed in the similar situations as this which results anger. But this emotion is explored much less regularly than anger.

Infants around six to twelve months express this emotion. They express fear for an animal, when they meet a stranger, when left alone, go to strange places and when they hear a sudden loud noise. Fear is expressed mostly by crying. Infants of this age stage show unwillingness to play with a new toy because of fear. Those who have just in progress to crawl, demonstrate larger fear and rise in this kind of fear after six months comes as an obstacle in the way of exploratory behavior of walking and crawling babies. Most infants and toddlers though don’t express their fear when they get to act together with unfamiliar persons. They’re still watchful of strangers, although. The baby cries out of fear when pulled out by an unfamiliar adult in a strange setting. This fear can be abridged by the way of approach of the unfamiliar person those who picks up the baby. He has to proceed slowly, presenting the baby with an eye-catching toy or by playing an attractive game the baby is familiar with.

Love and Sympathy are less eased emotions explored by the baby mostly to the close care-giver, the mother of the baby. When the baby sees the mother in his room, he explores a broad welcoming smile. When picked up, he places his gentle tiny hand into her hair, touches her face, and hugs close to her body. Sympathy is conveyed by the baby through facial expressions which the baby learns from the mother's response to a situation.

Babies often do not feel relaxed because of tummy function matters or some neck tension they’re experiencing, although there can be many more grounds than this. Babies rely on their strength of comfort and safety to find out how they feel emotions.
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