A 32-year-old female asked about a male:
Is it normal for babies to stretch arms & legs (at same time) a bunch of times when they wake up? my son stretches up to 4/5 times when he wakes up.
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Pediatrics 44 years experience
Stretching: Yes, it is normal to stretch arms/legs upon awaking as an infant. Observe for blue color, shortness of breath, or not responsive to touch/verbal cues. Any prolonged episode should see MD to rule out seizure activity, especially if movements occur in the day, not with sleep.
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Last updated Mar 3, 2018
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