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My baby doesn't smile very much - could this be a sign there's something wrong?

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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics

In brief: Maybe

Babies generally begin to intentionally smile between 6-8 weeks.
Before this they tend to smile mainly in their sleep. However, remember that babies develop at different rates and there is a wide range of normal. If you are concerned about your baby's develop bring these concerns up to your pediatrician.

In brief: Maybe

Babies generally begin to intentionally smile between 6-8 weeks.
Before this they tend to smile mainly in their sleep. However, remember that babies develop at different rates and there is a wide range of normal. If you are concerned about your baby's develop bring these concerns up to your pediatrician.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics

In brief: Maybe

Most children begin to smile responsively around 6-8 weeks of age.
If your child is not doing so it could be a normal variation in development, their "personality", indication of a vision problem or sometimes a sign of developmental delay. Any time a parent has a concern about there child's development, their pediatrician should be consulted.

In brief: Maybe

Most children begin to smile responsively around 6-8 weeks of age.
If your child is not doing so it could be a normal variation in development, their "personality", indication of a vision problem or sometimes a sign of developmental delay. Any time a parent has a concern about there child's development, their pediatrician should be consulted.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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