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When do newborns eyes adjust and not wander?

when do newborns eyes stop floating and adjust, my 1 week old sometimes looks like his eyes are a tad off. and what about the color? When do they all set in?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:01 AM on Jun. 11, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • color sets in around 15-18 months ive heard.. and eye wandering .. my daughters stopped at about... 1 1/2 -2 months.... its good though, it means they are trying to concentrate on something specific.
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 2:13 AM on Jun. 11, 2009

  • My dd stopped crossing her eyes and began to focus on things at about a 10 week or so.....i've noticed now that she will go more to a bright color than a black or white one. shes 6 months now....
    TNT8687

    Answer by TNT8687 at 2:25 AM on Jun. 11, 2009

  • I have always heard 6 months
    Mom2Meredith

    Answer by Mom2Meredith at 6:12 AM on Jun. 11, 2009

  • i was told they should stop wandering by 3 months. as far as color goes, i thought that it usually changes by a year. although, my friend's daughter's eyes just changed from blue to green around 4 years!
    kyriesmommy13

    Answer by kyriesmommy13 at 9:32 AM on Jun. 11, 2009

  • I just asked my daughter ped. that same question last week. She sai that the eye's will start to work together and not wonder at around 4 months. As for the eye color she said that could be up to a year maybe even longer.
    Emmasmom2009

    Answer by Emmasmom2009 at 1:37 PM on Jun. 11, 2009

  • My daughter's optometrist said 4 months....her eyes were still wandering at 4 months and they checked her eyes and she has astigmatism and horrible vision. She has glasses but I do have to say she looks cute in them! But they said typically, a baby's eyes should stop wondering by 4 months and if not you need to get them checked.
    anglgrl03

    Answer by anglgrl03 at 5:36 PM on Jun. 11, 2009

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