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blue feet

my 8 months old has blue/purplish feet sometimes.... has anyone ever heard of this or experienced this with their little one?

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:42 PM on Mar. 10, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Are his feet cold?

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:45 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

  • That's usually a sign that their blood isn't circulating properly. That and being cold are the only things I've ever heard of that causes that.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:47 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

  • In newborns, yes, it's common. Yours isn't a newborn. Make sure his feet aren't cold - get socks with grippy bottoms or soft bottomed slippers. Otherwise, it can't hurt to ask his doctor.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 5:49 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

  • Is his diaper on too tight? When my son was 6 months old one of his feet and legs kinda looked blue-ish...then purply, and it turns on we had the diaper on too tight. hehe. Mama moment.

    Answer by AidensMommy608 at 6:08 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

  • yes his feet are cold.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:36 PM on Mar. 10, 2009

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