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babys smile cuz of gas...

i dont think that is y they smile
does anyone else agree
i mean i dont smile when i have gas maybe i laugh if im around family or friends
but other then that i dont like it one bit

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:11 AM on Mar. 20, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • If they are under 2 months old (give or take a couple weeks, each child is different), ...then yes, they smile only bc of gas.

    Remember that you are an adult and have control over your body. Babies, however, have little to no control over anything they do.

    Answer by outstandingLove at 2:13 AM on Mar. 20, 2009


    Answer by Anonymous at 2:46 AM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • Sorry Outstanding...when I kissed my granddaughter Camilla who is now 15 months, about 10 mins after birth and told her how much Ganma loved her, she broke out into a huge smile & got the hiccups, just like she did every time I talked to her in utero!! They smile...BTW we actually have pictures of my other gdaughter, Anna< smiling while still in utero. They smile!!!

    Answer by WAganma56 at 3:21 AM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • I believe they smile, too, whether they are controlling their muscles to do so or not.
    It could be a reflex without them realizing what they are doing or an automatic reflex to a familiar sound or voice.
    Either way, a baby's smile at any age, is a beautiful thing.

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 7:07 AM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • A baby's first proper social smile generally occurs at about four to six weeks, though it may be seen earlier and dismissed as wind.

    Sorry WAganma's just not possible for your granddaughter to have a genuine smile 10 minutes after birth. What you described would be called a 'social smile' ...which is something that has to BE LEARNED.


    Answer by outstandingLove at 2:03 AM on Mar. 21, 2009

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