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Is It Normal That My Baby Behaves Better For Other People Than Me
Yes: Sure, we know what we can get away with our parents, but we don't know what others will let us do. Our own kids push our buttons more, and we can be real suckers sometimes (especially me with my own girls). It's a 2 way street. We are probably lenient with our own kids, and our kids push us to the limit as well. But, it's normal and don't worry about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: As you investigate babies every fussy period, feed anytime & carry baby everywhere, you give them an expectation that you are there to do what they want.Strangers don't do that.As they grow older & start talking we assume they will be appreciative & respect our limit setting (better than strangers) but i find that ironic.Kids push back on those whose response they can predict, that means parents. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After a 10-month-old baby falls on a wire, a line of dent appears on the forehead after several days, will it heal eventually? Baby behaves normal.
Skin wound: I think at the begining the area was swolled and red and now you see some line on the skin. It will heal eventually. As long as baby is behaving normal, not to worry. ...Read more
I was changing my baby's clothes and accidentally pushed on the anterior fontanel. She is behaving normally. Should I have her checked out?
No need: It actually has pretty tough coverings.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Crawling would be a little advanced at 7 months (9 months is the "normal"). With any milestone, the age given is the age at which the "average" infant can to do it. That leaves a pretty wide range. For sitting without support, the milestone is 6 months. In general, as long as the milestone is met before the next milestone is due (in this case, at 9 months) it still falls in the normal range. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: This can be a yes & no. Some see this behavior in babies with a poor latch during breast feeding. There are various personalities described for bf babies that include the "gourmet" that plays with the feed initially before settling, i guess that is preferred over the barracuda.In any case i would consult with your physician or lactation specalist if this is causing problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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