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how many months a baby can hold their head alone?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Confusing question: A baby born at term will have enough head control to hold it steady when pulled up by its arms by 4 months.Earlier it lags behind the level of the body. It can turn its head aide to side at birth.

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