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Does anyone's 6 month old baby flap their arms or just one arm?

My son recently started flapping his left arm. This makes me nervous b/c of things I read about arm flapping. I have a doc appt on Friday so I will ask him then.

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Asked by mommylovesu28 at 3:18 PM on Mar. 31, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • no, but my dd would kick just her right leg a lot. she out grew it though.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:20 PM on Mar. 31, 2009

  • I dont think I would worry about it my little one would always flap his arms when he was super happy or upset at something and to this day at almost a year old he still flaps them standing up with a big grin flapping his arms. some milestones are kinda scary though my little one has just started learning how to shake his head no and it worried me the first few times. BUT dont think that you cant still ask the doc about it. I just wanted to let ya know about my story. I hope this helps

    Answer by Quintensmom at 3:30 PM on Mar. 31, 2009

  • My daughter always flaps her arms when she is really excited, but she has started clapping instead... she is 10 months old now

    Answer by onyourterms at 3:30 PM on Mar. 31, 2009

  • my 5 month old flaps her arms kicks her feet and arches her back way up to look backwards (im guessing. I'm not concerned.

    Answer by cristie1276 at 4:21 PM on Mar. 31, 2009

  • He does if he has a toy or something in his hand... then he flaps it.

    Answer by AmiJanell at 4:38 PM on Mar. 31, 2009

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