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To think my three week old baby did proper smiles this morning?

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Hormoneoverload Wed 27-Jul-11 07:44:42

dh thinks I'm mad but I'm sure she did proper ones, not just wind!

LynetteScavo Wed 27-Jul-11 07:46:33

Of course she did!

All mine were smiling at 3 weeks...and I have photos of DS1 laughing and laughing at 5 weeks. (Although he subsequently became very grumpy, so not sure what that was about!)

wishingchair Wed 27-Jul-11 07:47:14

Mine smiled at 4 weeks

RalphGnu Wed 27-Jul-11 07:47:33

I believe you! My DS smiled at 3 weeks, but only when I was in the room!

MumblingRagDoll Wed 27-Jul-11 07:51:51

My DD1 certainly did so I have no reason to doubt you! Some of them know yourself I think.

How lovely. smile

fraktious Wed 27-Jul-11 08:13:42

DS was definitely smiling by then. He still flatly refuses to laugh propey though hmm

Morloth Wed 27-Jul-11 08:18:33

I think they are smiling when everyone else says it is wind.

Most of the faces they will see will be smiling at them, so it us very likely to ne one of the first expressions.

memeandmine Wed 27-Jul-11 08:25:16

I am a HV and I can say categorically that they CAN smile this early as I've seen them do it. Not just windy smiles but proper "let's copy Mum/Dad/big sister/brother" smiles......definitely NOT BU smile and don't let anyone tell you different.

They are gorgeous when they smile at you grin

magicmummy1 Wed 27-Jul-11 08:30:21

My dd started social smiling when she was ten days old. My mum refused to believe me until she saw it, but it was unmistakeable.

She still has a happy, smiley nature now. smile

Hormoneoverload Wed 27-Jul-11 13:13:05

Thank you all! Will jot it down in the baby book! Although I had ds who smiled at four and a bit weeks and then became a very choosy smiler!

issynoko Wed 27-Jul-11 13:18:14

You can definitely tell the difference so put it in your baby book! Who knows if the really early ones are 'wind' anyway - maybe they are just practising for the full grin. Why should it be 'wind'? My very pragmatic MIL said "It's just wind" and my very romantic FIL says "She is having a beautiful dream".

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