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Tinkerbelle









  


Post  Fri, Aug 10 2018, 3:19 am
In my baby book it says baby's first smile should be at 5-6 weeks but online it said 6-8 weeks. My baby will be 6 weeks on Sunday and hasn't started smiling yet so I'm curious what other mom's experiences have been
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Iymnok









  


Post  Fri, Aug 10 2018, 5:55 am
Most of mine at about 2mo. They are normal happy kids.
One never smiled, she either laughed or was neutral. She has the best poker face (at 2yo)
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FranticFrummie









  


Post  Fri, Aug 10 2018, 8:50 am
3 months, exactly. Laughing came a few weeks after that, and babbling.

(She hasn't shut up since! LOL )
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lfab









  


Post  Fri, Aug 10 2018, 9:04 am
Mine started between 5 1/2-7 weeks. If baby is not smiling yet at 6 weeks there's no reason to be alarmed. I think the normal range is about 5-8 weeks, some earlier dome a little later. I wouldn't worry until baby is at least 10 weeks old. Then it would be time to bring it up with the pediatrician. Remebered, all babies develop at a different pace.
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smileforamile









  


Post  Fri, Aug 10 2018, 9:09 am
I think that up to 3 months is still not something to be overly concerned about. Also, it depends what you consider a "smile" -- are you talking about a full-fledged smile, or just a slight upturn of lips? My older one gave his first smile by 5 weeks, but didn't really smile that often or master the skill until 3 months.

I think that 5-8 weeks is average. Don't sweat it at this point.
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Tinkerbelle









  


Post  Fri, Aug 10 2018, 9:14 am
Just to clarify, I'm not worried at all ☺
I just saw conflicting information so I figured I'd go to the experts - other moms.
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amother




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Post  Fri, Aug 10 2018, 9:16 am
My babies smiled at 7-10 weeks. Up till 3 months I wouldn't worry.
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