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Why do babies jump in their sleep?

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Asked by LisaK227 at 4:28 PM on Jan. 5, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • dreaming? a noise could of caused it..reflexs

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:14 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • my husband and 3 year old son both twitch/jump really bad when they are going to sleep and then once in awhile during their sleep id say its your body relaxing and probably dreaming....i know ive woken up to a jump and knew what i was dreaming

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:28 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • Its in inborn reflex. They have several of them. That one is called the startle reflex.

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 5:22 PM on Jan. 7, 2010

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