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What can cause a child to sit most of the time, watching others, rather than participating with the kids?

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Dr. Teresa Carson
Pediatrics

In brief: Many things

A child could sit on the sidelines because they are shy or introverted, they may not feel they can do as well as the others, or there may be a physical problem (musculoskeletal, cardiac, pulmonary), that might not be apparent but limits their activity.
Definitely speak with your pediatrician or gp.

In brief: Many things

A child could sit on the sidelines because they are shy or introverted, they may not feel they can do as well as the others, or there may be a physical problem (musculoskeletal, cardiac, pulmonary), that might not be apparent but limits their activity.
Definitely speak with your pediatrician or gp.
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