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A 31-year-old female asked:

My 2yr & 8 month old daughter rarely throwing tantrums instead she will silently cry & hide her face if she want something, is this normal?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
undefined 48 years experience
No tantrum : She could just be a shy child, as long as she has normal speech & develpment she indicated her needs & communicate with you & other, there is no problem. Good luck.
Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Agree with Dr. Ghattas. As socialization increases, eg., playgroups, preschool, there is more pressure for children to verbalize. If she has difficulties then, do share your concerns with pediatrician.
Jul 13, 2015

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