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how old were yours when they smiled?

What to Expect says five weeks old is when the smiles are real, but I have yet to see a smile out of my six weeker! A friend's baby just smiled at 9 weeks. We must be so horrible for our babies to not like us enough to smile LOL... When did your little ones smile?

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Asked by MarchMarie at 9:03 PM on Apr. 21, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • uhm...i think really laughing and smiling at me wasnt honestly till after two months. He was a problem child (colicky)

    Answer by Bugsmommy1908 at 9:04 PM on Apr. 21, 2009

  • My baby smiled right away, not even kiidding and it wasn't gas i swear! We have the pic of him from the hospital 2 days old and he's got like a little smirk on his face.

    Answer by MirskisMA at 9:26 PM on Apr. 21, 2009

  • she was smiling the first night! i was sooooo happy!

    if you have read the book, What to expect the first year, it says that babies dont actually smile! they make thats face when they pass gas?! idk bout you mommies but when i tickle her and coo to her, thats when she smiles...

    Answer by F43L34 at 9:32 PM on Apr. 21, 2009

  • Well MarchMarie, my daughter didn't smile at me INTENTIONALLY until closer to 3 months. Now, she smiles ALL DAY. She wakes up smiling! You are not awful!! Babies have to learn how to express themselves. They don't automatically know that a smile is the expression they want to make. Soon enough, your baby will be smiling and then . . smiling nonstop!!

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 10:25 PM on Apr. 21, 2009

  • 7-8 weeks.

    Answer by EmilySusan at 10:35 PM on Apr. 21, 2009

  • 4 weeks. i was taking pictures of her and she kept smiling at me when i was talking to her. we have a great pic of her in her st. patty's day outfit smiling a big old smile.

    Answer by vickwu at 10:41 PM on Apr. 21, 2009

  • my baby smiled a couple days after birth,maybe 3 days almost 2 months was when he started laughing while smilling huge =)
    i got pics =)

    Answer by misty91 at 10:53 PM on Apr. 21, 2009

  • My daughter smiled around 2 weeks (not gas).

    Answer by AMWells at 11:47 PM on Apr. 21, 2009

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