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My 4 month old keeps making a weird "uUUGH uUUGH" sound

Al day yesterday my son kep making this "uuh uuh" sound over and over...I'm worried...can anyone tell me what this is. He would smile when I would look at him and do it if i didn't look at him he would do it louder.

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JoeyGsMama

Asked by JoeyGsMama at 1:02 PM on Oct. 28, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Its probably just a new sound that he discovered he could make. If hes happy and smiling then why worry? My daughter always made strange noises. Its curiousity for them and its fun.
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 1:15 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • Sounds like he's just discovered a new sound he likes. Don't worry about it, it's normal to experiment with sounds. He's communicating with you, enjoy it!
    3maniacsmom

    Answer by 3maniacsmom at 1:16 PM on Oct. 28, 2008


  • that's so funny! my almost 5-months old son does this, too! it's this rhythmic sound, over and over. sometimes he does it really softly and sometimes pretty loudly. when i imitate him, he grins at me, like i'm "speaking his language". ;-) i agree with what the others have said...if he doesn't seem to be in discomfort (i.e, making the sound because of pain), chalk it up to him discovering a new skill. my son is extremely vocal in general since about 3.5 months...he babbles a lot. it's totally normal, as they figure out they can make sounds like grown-ups do.
    Mamastheword

    Answer by Mamastheword at 1:33 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • Gauge does a high pitch squeal...lol at least your son aint sounding like a girl!
    MommaWoods

    Answer by MommaWoods at 3:07 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • My daughter has made strange noises since she was a couple months old. I would not worry unless he seems hurt or upset. If he thinks it is funny he is fine.
    hutch2579

    Answer by hutch2579 at 3:16 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • Mine gargled for the longest time.. as well as blew messy drooly raspberries at 3-6 months, now she's on dadadadadada..ya ya yaya, and the all time fave, yelling at 7 months- give it time. :)
    ZoeKatsMom

    Answer by ZoeKatsMom at 3:30 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • Is it kind of like a grunt? Most baby's do this well into their talking stage. My friends baby still does it and she's 10 months. It's just a form of verbal communication
    DLucas4108

    Answer by DLucas4108 at 9:38 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • Could he be straining to have a bowel movement? My 18 week old does that when he's trying to poop.
    Sarabear35

    Answer by Sarabear35 at 1:13 PM on Oct. 30, 2008

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