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Around what age can babies lift their head up without trying?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:45 PM on Sep. 8, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • huh? you mean without support? 3 months
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 4:46 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • my son did right away but he is just a big strong boy... I'd say at a couple months old... my ex friend had a baby at 4 months couldn't even do it
    June_Mama09

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 4:48 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • my nephew did when he was only about a week old.....but most babies i've seen don't until 3 months.
    DereksBabyMomma

    Answer by DereksBabyMomma at 4:49 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • My daughter was lifting her head up and holding it up without support seconds after being born. She had no trouble lifting and holding her head up for long periods of time at all. Whereas my son could lift it for a couple seconds didnt really learn to hold it up until he was about a month-two months old.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 5:43 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • DS was 3 months, and my niece was 2 weeks.
    3gifts.from.god

    Answer by 3gifts.from.god at 6:18 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • Mine was doing it right away, literally minutes after he was born. But I would say 3 months is probably average.
    thatgirl70

    Answer by thatgirl70 at 1:07 AM on Sep. 9, 2010

  • Both my kids have always supported their heads on their own. I don't know what's average lol
    lovepotato

    Answer by lovepotato at 7:48 AM on Sep. 9, 2010

  • i agree with 3mn
    mekarevell

    Answer by mekarevell at 11:33 AM on Sep. 9, 2010

  • It depends on a lot of factors, there's no right answer. My son was able to lift his head right after birth (and rolled over at 6 days) whereas some kids may take a week or month or more.
    Jazzdoll

    Answer by Jazzdoll at 12:17 PM on Sep. 9, 2010

  • usually around 3 months old , but it also depends on the child !
    happymom1988

    Answer by happymom1988 at 12:25 PM on Sep. 9, 2010

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