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How come some babies giggle more than others? My baby is 6 months and is always smiling and babbling but giggling .. Not so much.. Is this normal?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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In brief: She may just have

A quiet temperament.
She should be able to laugh out loud, blow "raspberries" (" bronx cheer"), fake a cough, & babble strings of consonant-vowel sounds. Look for reciprocal social communication (mimicking your sounds while you're looking at each other), raising her arms to be picked up, the ability to learn behaviors, & stranger anxiety.See the healthy child section at aap.Org. Or firstsigns.Org.

In brief: She may just have

A quiet temperament.
She should be able to laugh out loud, blow "raspberries" (" bronx cheer"), fake a cough, & babble strings of consonant-vowel sounds. Look for reciprocal social communication (mimicking your sounds while you're looking at each other), raising her arms to be picked up, the ability to learn behaviors, & stranger anxiety.See the healthy child section at aap.Org. Or firstsigns.Org.
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