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A 27-year-old female asked:

my baby is 3 months old he can't hold his neck still properly. is it ok for his age?

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Schedule Check-up: Your 3 mos old "can't hold neck". By age 2 mos, 75 % of infants can lift their head to a 45 degree angle and by age 3 mos, 75 % can lift head to 90 degrees. Sitting with a steady head is achieved between ages 2-4 mos. It is important to see your pediatrician at the recommended baby checks to ensure development occurs normally. If your baby has not had the 2 mos check, do so now. Next is at 4 mos.

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