A 38-year-old member asked:
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is it normal to have the shivers when you have a baby?

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Dr. Joseph Schifilliti
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: I have heard several physiological explanations. But without trying to explain things I do not fully understand, i will say it occurs commonly.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012

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Swaddling may help: A very young baby can loses heat easily and shiver. Newborns also have normal shivering reflexes especially when they are placed for diaper change . ... Read More
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Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
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It is normal.: The nervous system is not mature yet so the babies startle easily.
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Dr. Richard Roberts
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Not likely: have your baby seen by the PCP. After evaluation he/she may refer to a specialist.

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