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what is baby smiles responsively

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Milestone: This is a developmental milestone. Most babies smile responsively eg at someone, between 6-8 weeks of age

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Social smile: babies typically develop what is known as a "social smile" between 6-8 weeks of age.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
She may just have: A quiet temperament. She should be able to laugh out loud, blow "raspberries" (" bronx cheer"), fake a cough, & babble strings of consonant-vowel sou ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not after a few...: Not after the first few months. That's because term babies reach their milestones at their own pace, different from one another, so a 35 1/2 week "mil ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Probably: Can not make that call, but the fact that he is smiling is a good sign. Here is some information as to what to look for following a head injury: http ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Yes: No loss of consciousness, no sustained irritability or progressive change such as lethargy are signs that he will be OK. If he becomes suddenly tired ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Follow up: Your pediatrician will continue to test vision and acuity screening usually is possible at age 3. Some offices have digital imaging which is reviewed ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
Smilling helps: Because it helps you gthink positively. You feel whatever you are going through is not so bad. If are already happy, smiling can make you more confide ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Who cares : Who cares why smiling is contagious? This is one infection we should all have more often.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Dont know: But it is a great way to try :-)

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