How Far can a Newborn See?


From what I know, newborn babies can see for a distance of about six inches. This is generally the same distance from the crook in their mother's elbow to her face.
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They say newborns can only see 8-15 inches the best. Anything beyond the 15 inches will appear to be blurry. Newborns prefer to look at faces rather then shapes. You can find more information here:
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Newborn babies can focus on objects 8-14" away. Thanks for asking ChaCha!
Only about 8-10 inches, but she will respond to your voices so talk to her all the time and she will start turning and responding to your voice Congrats and enjoy Source(s): Mom of
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