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Is it normal for babies to seem to stop breathing for a few seconds and then resume? 3mo old sometimes seems to do, for 5 seconds.

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Dr. Jamie Hutton
Pediatrics
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In brief: Periodic breathing

This is normal. It is called periodic breathing and is due to immature nervous system. As the baby gets older it will occur less often.

In brief: Periodic breathing

This is normal. It is called periodic breathing and is due to immature nervous system. As the baby gets older it will occur less often.
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