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    Tickling a babys feet ?
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    Anon_596 posted:
    Is it true that if you tickle a babys feet very often that it will lead to stuttering or other developmental shortcomings, that this has been clinically proven or is this what you'd consider an old wives tale?
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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Anon -

    Never heard of this, but I am not a doctor. I can tell you it has never happened to anyone that I know. I googled it and it does look like an old wives tale.

    Here is a slideshow that talks about milestones and tickling -
    Your Child's First Year of Development

    Tickle away, makes for lots of adult laughter too!
    Elizabeth
    ~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown


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