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How can I help my shy baby? He's afraid of other people.

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
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In brief: Depends

It depends on the age.
Infants start stranger anxiety 6 months and lasts until 18+ months. Shyness can be helped by more exposure to more children their own age. This will help with the rules of socializing, babies learn as they grow. But when very young you are the security and it is normal for them to be shy.

In brief: Depends

It depends on the age.
Infants start stranger anxiety 6 months and lasts until 18+ months. Shyness can be helped by more exposure to more children their own age. This will help with the rules of socializing, babies learn as they grow. But when very young you are the security and it is normal for them to be shy.
Dr. Barry Bergman
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