Smiling...

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  1. Steph63

    Steph63 Mummy after 4 yrs ttc <3

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    This is my first thread in Baby Club, so hi everyone! :hi:

    Just wanted to ask what age your LO smiled properly for the first time, by this I mean not a wind smile etc! I have friends with LO's a lot younger than Zac and their LO's are smiling, but Zac hasn't yet....Starting to worry me a little TBH, although I might just be being silly! Zac is 7 wks tomorrow btw.
     
  2. CharlieKeys

    CharlieKeys Well-Known Member

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    Stephen first smiled when I entered hte room at about 5 weeks :)

    Just remember - they all develop at their own paces! :)
     
  3. Natty_babez

    Natty_babez Alexa-Jayne & Daisy-Mae

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    Alexa first smiled at about 3 weeks and has just in the last week or so started to laugh

    xxx
     
  4. Neko

    Neko Well-Known Member

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    6-8 weeks is the most common time. But I've heard anywhere up to 12 weeks is considered normal.
     
  5. peanut56

    peanut56 Mom to Hana & pregnant!

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    My LO was 5 weeks, but I've heard that anywhere up to 10 or so weeks is normal. :)
     
  6. rainbows_x

    rainbows_x Mummy.

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    4 weeks and 1 day. x
     
  7. Linny

    Linny Well-Known Member

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    My LO was around 5/6 weeks to smile but she didn't laugh till about 14 weeks and only does it still for mummy and daddy!
     
  8. Cattia

    Cattia Well-Known Member

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    I was wondering this, there have been a couple of times in the past few days when we have had what could have been a smile buy George is pretty much constantly windy when he is awake so it is really hard to tell whether they were real smiles or not!
     
  9. KayBea

    KayBea Mummy to Xanthia Lily

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    About 5 weeks.. X
     
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    xxxKatiexxx Well-Known Member

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    I don't know exactly as I think it's hard to tell what's an actual smile at first but was about 4 weeksx
     
  11. whoops

    whoops Just me and my LO

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    About 3 weeks, which was very early, but she's made up for that by being slow to laugh
     
  12. supertabby

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    Isobel was 5 weeks but it wasn't until about 8 weeks that we could rely on regular smiles every day - before that she just did them every now and then and we couldn't coax them out of het but now we can (at 10 weeks). I tend to think if you're not sure if its a smile or wind then its wind... when its a real smile it shows in the eyes. Isobel always turns her head a bit too as though she's trying to be coy lol!
     
  13. Louppey

    Louppey Mummy to 2 girls <3

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    About 5 weeks, she started giggling when she turned 15 weeks but it's only been occasional really til this weekend where she found most things hilarious :haha:
     
  14. Swanny

    Swanny Well-Known Member

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    My little one started last week but he doesn't do it everytime he see's me. I notice he chuckles to himself and smiles a bit when he is on playmat.

    He has smiled directly at me just a few times. I just keep on trying to encourage it by taking closely to him and making goo goo noises etc.

    x
     
  15. JWandBump

    JWandBump Well-Known Member

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    Tor Mummy of 2

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    around 8 weeks :)
     
  17. Bluetomato

    Bluetomato Mummy :-)

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    Harrison and Darcey both smiled at about 6 weeks, Dom was about 8 weeks x
     
  18. purplepower

    purplepower 1st time Mummy

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    5 weeks. LO only smiles for me at the mo and only get a couple a day, usually on the changing mat as I can get my face right down to him, if I pull faces really slowly it makes him smile.
     
  19. +tivethoughts

    +tivethoughts Mummy to two little men

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    Harrison cracked his first proper smile at 3w4d. He started laughing at 6w2d.

    All babies develop at different paces and anything upto 12 weeks or so is considered normal. xx
     

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