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Does My Baby Making Noises Mean She Will Start Talking Soon
Maybe: Baby's making their cute little noises is one of the best parts of being a parent and pediatrician. Children develop communication skills in various stages being with cooing and developing into full command of the language. Most infants begin to utter their first words around 6 or 7 months of age beginning with very simple words and sounds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3.5 month old baby smiles and babbles the whole time but he does not laugh yet. Should I be worried?
When do babies generally start to laugh?
Laughing and babblin: Your son is doing just fine! Babbling responsively is the beginnings of verbal communication and probably more important than laughing. The deliciousness that is a baby's laugh is not far behind. It can be hard to wait. ...Read more
9 month baby is really aggressive when doesn't get what she wants? She resist and cry. Is it normal baby behavior
27 weeks pregnant. When will i start to count baby moves? Please explain how to count my baby movements? My baby is hyper active sometimes.
Check out these: Links. God bless u and your child! http://www.m.webmd.com/baby/fetal-movement-feeling-baby-kick. http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=159786. ...Read more
My 2.5 month old baby is always grunting and it sounds like she's straining her voice. She also pushes her legs straight out. What does this mean?
Normal events: At this age infants make a wide collection of sqeaking & grunting sounds that have no significance. They have rubbery, pliable airways that vibrate to make additional sounds & they have no social skills, they don't care if the noise they make is odd or not. The legs placement response is also normal until 6 -9 mo. When it becomes less frequent or dissapears. ...Read more
Between 4-7 months: By the seventh month your baby will likely imitate sounds. Language in babies starts when they are newborns and are crying- there only form of expression at that point. They then move to cooing and ahhing, then babbling and imitating. Talk lots with your baby to help them develop their language. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a 17 weeks old baby hears noises outside the belly? Like if i or my partner talks to him? If not how old will he starts hearing? Thanks
My baby is 7 weeks old and when i go into an air conditioning stoor she would start fussing up, why is that and what can I do to help?
If its the A/C: If its the sudden change in air temperature, it may be startling her. Covering her more when you enter the store may help. ...Read more
At what age will my baby understand that im upset with how shes acting and try to discipline her? Shes 2 months now
Learned behaviors : Start @ 6 mos. Discipline = teaching, not punishment. It's effective only if done without emotion. Prevent problems by learning behavioral development on the aap's healthy kids app & reading ht answers on infant & toddler behavior. Practice (1) saying "no" calmly but firmly; lowering your voice, when removing a forbidden object or redirecting a 6-18 mo. Old & (2) ignoring protests that ensue. ...Read more
Dear doctor, my baby 10 wk always flexes his body after feed and throws up as he does this. Why do babies flex so much? Is it normal or something?
What does it feel like when your baby moves beside flutters! i'm 18 weeks pregnant and this is my first child!
Must be first preg: You will clearly know baby movement when it comes. There will be no question when it sfarts. ...Read more
My friends baby is breached and she wants to know if there's anyway she can help the baby start turning head down? She's 32 weeks and 5 days
May change : The position , may change prior to delivery with no external efforts, or the OB may set up to try a "version" maneuver around the due date to convert baby to head down. They usually are set up to go ahead & do a c-section if it does not change babies position or the process triggers signs of distress in baby. Mom isn't going to change things by herself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nipples shape,baby: Your pediatrician or obstetrician can tell you if your nipples have problems e.g. Flat, inverted, etc this can prevent your baby from latching on to your breast.That is your nipple is drawn to the back of the baby's mouth and your baby's gums and tongue are compressing on the dark part of your breast(areola). Also if your baby has tongue-tie, (short frenulum, that can prevent a good latch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Average is 6 months: The average age is at 6 months with the two bottom front teeth. However, this is just an average and just because your child doesn't get it at 6 months is not cause for alarm. My niece didn't get her first tooth until she was 14 months old. And i've certainly seen a baby born with one or two teeth present already. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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