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What does it mean when my five month old holds his arms straight out to the sides when he is picked up?

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EileenWPB

Asked by EileenWPB at 9:43 AM on Feb. 8, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • He thinks he can fly? lol

    I don't think it really "means" anything. Each of my kids did something different when picked up, including holding arms out to the sides.....
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 10:50 AM on Feb. 8, 2009

  • LOL I was going to say something similar before, but didn't want to upset anyone. I was going to say "that he wants to flyyyyyyyy".
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 11:01 AM on Feb. 8, 2009

  • I think it's just a baby quirk. Mine kicks his foot when you pick him up.
    sbastille

    Answer by sbastille at 12:03 PM on Feb. 8, 2009

  • balance!
    MamaRoberts

    Answer by MamaRoberts at 1:00 PM on Feb. 8, 2009

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