Starts between 4 1/2 weeks – 5 1/2weeks
Harvey’s Week: 11/03/2015-18/03/2015
Summary of leap 1: This leap sees the rapid maturation of metabolism, internal organs and senses. Together with a growth spurt in head circumference, a baby will be able to notice more of what’s happening in the world around him.
After this leap, Harvey
looked at things longer & more frequently;
responded to touch differently
was more awake and alert
Note: Harvey didn’t give a social smile until around 8 weeks.