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my baby seems to pant alot and jerk normal?

hes 5 weeks he jerks his hoe body and pants real heavy like he having an anxiety attack or something is it normal or whats wrong?

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Asked by faith86 at 11:27 PM on Jul. 25, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Babies do that, they haven't yet regulated their breathing or nervous systems yet. This is what I have read. But yes, all babies do that at that age. I remember the first 2 weeks or so, we got no sleep because it seemed like her breathing was so unsteady we were constantly jumping up. The doctor said it's completely normal though. Obviously if he stops breathing, then I would get help.

    Answer by jmpeskie at 11:31 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

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