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A 36-year-old male asked:

My 4 month old baby was sleep i saw rapid breathing, eyes got big arms were stiff and she started to cry, until i picked get up and she then relaxed?

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Dr. Gloria Fong
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Nightmare: Like to know how often this happens. Babies do get nightmares. If it happens often, it may be a good idea to video it and let the pediatrician see it.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
You definitely want to know she's okay before 6 mos. when your picking her up will become a learned behavior called " trained night crying."
Jun 13, 2014

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Last updated Jun 13, 2014

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