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why do babies sling their head side to side?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Too heavy: The head is heavy and little babies (0-4 months) do not yet have strong enough neck muscles to control it so it sort of falls to one side. Gets better by 4 months. Older babies often do things because they figured out they can.
Answered on Sep 15, 2013

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