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Mother in law saids NOT to stand 2m old baby, but he does it on his own legs are strong. I dnt force him He stands for cuple of sec but it ok?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Ok

so long you are not forcing him as you said, he might be kicking hard, stretches his legs while holding him, all these are signs of good motor development, your mother in law is right too, and you are not forcing him to stand, enjoy your baby

In brief: Ok

so long you are not forcing him as you said, he might be kicking hard, stretches his legs while holding him, all these are signs of good motor development, your mother in law is right too, and you are not forcing him to stand, enjoy your baby
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Myths

Many mother in laws or grandmothers have used these words.
So many babies have transient bow legged appearance that the myth arose that it came from letting them stand. It doesn't hurt baby to do what you did and mother in law is trying to be helpful, but will often base her advise on misinformation.Just tolerate her and appreciate her desire to help, but enjoy baby and don't let her guilt you.

In brief: Myths

Many mother in laws or grandmothers have used these words.
So many babies have transient bow legged appearance that the myth arose that it came from letting them stand. It doesn't hurt baby to do what you did and mother in law is trying to be helpful, but will often base her advise on misinformation.Just tolerate her and appreciate her desire to help, but enjoy baby and don't let her guilt you.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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