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the shakes
rrareed posted:
my son is six months old. he will shake like he has a cold chill but he does it like 8 or more times a day. is this normal?
phoenix31674 responded:
Call your doc. This is definitely not normal.
amndsant1 responded:
My DS used to do that all the looked like he was chilly and got a quick little shiver.
We noticed after he would do it, his diaper would be wet!
But if it's something you are worried about, you could always ask your doctor.
KhaledGhanem responded:
They are NORMAL until proven otherwise.

Some tips to differentiate abnormal movements:

1. Duration: not just a shake
2. Side: always one sided movements
3. General health like activity or feeding habits of the baby.
ApeThompson responded:
Did you ever find out what was going on with your son? I have a 6 and a half month old son that started doing this today, and it is freaking me out.
Amelia_WebMD_Staff replied to ApeThompson's response:
How are things going?

Please take your LO to see a medical professional immediately, if you have not already.

Wishing you and your son the best! Please keep us posted.

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