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Does anyone else have a 6-7 month old who cries when they see strangers or relatives they don't see everyday?

Makenzie had alligator tears and kept saying mama mama mama when Grandma held her the other day, then got worse when some strangers (to her) came to see what was wrong. Cried also when my friend held her and she couldn't see me and at her 6 month appointment when we laid her down so her Dr. could check on her.

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MommaNuney

Asked by MommaNuney at 1:04 PM on Aug. 11, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • yes my son did that, and the strangest thing was.. it was people he had known..
    BobbieJo286

    Answer by BobbieJo286 at 1:06 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • they are going through that phase its normal.......
    sunflower39346

    Answer by sunflower39346 at 1:15 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • Stranger anxiety is a developmental phase all babies go through. It usually peaks between about 6-10 months.
    maggiemom2000

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 2:01 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

  • Just don't remember my other 2 girls starting it at this age. Just surprising she did it with Grandma who she sees once or twice a week. Just wants her mama! :-)
    MommaNuney

    Comment by MommaNuney (original poster) at 2:23 PM on Aug. 11, 2010

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