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A 28-year-old female asked:

My one year old hates being in my arms . she prefers my husband or to be on the ground . is it normal ? is there anything i can do to change it ?

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Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Not To worry: Most babies change their personality a bit once they discover independence, and that is when they become mobile. That's why they rather be on the ground and fight you when they are carried. Do not read to much into who he rather be with, encourage the independence and enjoy this new phase. Your baby loves you!

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