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How do i get my 8 month old to stop a bad habit?

She's 8 months old and when shes in the sitting position, car seat, high chair... she extends her legs in and out while pulling on her clothes. She starts breathing heavy & her face gets all red. I dont know what to do.... It started in her car seat, now she does it alot during the day when shes sitting in the floor playing. Please help!

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:42 PM on Sep. 23, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • maybe she is trying to crawl or walk. she might just be exercising her legs. she's too young to understand that you want her to stop. unless she is getting her i don't see anything wrong with it.

    Answer by xavierlogan09 at 3:44 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • A) an 8 month old can not have a "bad habit".

    B) she is exploring her body, and all the cool things she can do.

    C) she may not like clothes, they are an unnatural concept.

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 3:46 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • As with most things baby...this too shall pass.

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 3:57 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • She's just exploring her body and surroundings. Baby do some crazy things in the process of learning. She might actually like doing it because it's something she can control and knows how to do it. Like this PP said "this too shall pass." Babies go through some crazy stages but usually they don't last long

    Answer by things_not_sane at 1:24 AM on Sep. 25, 2010

  • I dont think thats a bad habit and shes only 8 months old.

    Answer by rosesrred1 at 9:49 AM on Sep. 25, 2010

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