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why do newborns sleep and dream with their eyes open?

it's a silly thing to watch...sometimes i think she's awake and she's just having a puppy dream lol. she's only a week old. is this normal?

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:15 AM on Mar. 7, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Actually alot of kids do it. My son is 6 and still does it. My brother is 21 and does it still.
    It is funny, I just rub my hand over my sons eyes to make them close.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:20 AM on Mar. 7, 2010

  • I'm 37 and my daughter is 9, we both sleep with our eyes open. My mother used to say it was weird because when I was little, if she came into the room, my eyes would track her, but I would still be sound alseep.

    Answer by BlooBird at 8:45 AM on Mar. 7, 2010

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