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    Default Sweaty little feet an hands

    DS (15 weeks) gets sweaty palms and feet anyone else have/had this, does it mean something? Or just normal. He gets it a bit more on warmer days but even when I put him just in a singlet when it's really warm. Should I be talking to a Dr???

    First time mum so not sure if I should be concerned or not

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    Pretty sure its completely normal, my bubs did the same thing
    and her head gets really sweaty when she feeds, even in cool weather
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    Normal, my guy had the same thing. Something to do with newbies not being able to regulate their own body temperature very well. Although I still get sweaty hands & feet and I'm 31

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    DD was the same too. I'm pretty sure it's normal.

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    Babies' bodies don't know how to regulate their temperatures yet, so they tend to sweat excessively. It's normal

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bell & Bug View Post
    Babies' bodies don't know how to regulate their temperatures yet, so they tend to sweat excessively. It's normal
    Yep this ^^ my DS who is now 6mth still gets sweaty feet and also head when he feeds.

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    Yeah it's normal. DD2 gets such a sweaty head when I give her a bottle that my arm holding her head is covered in her sweat. I'm always wiping her head with a bib afterwards. The room could be nice and cool but it doesn't make a difference.

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    Thanks everyone good to know its normal and I'm not doing something wrong :-)


 

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