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#1 of 6 Old 12-01-2007, 11:00 PM - Thread Starter
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My daughter does the same thing. I brought her in to work and one of my colleagues was impressed that she was "tracking" so I am guessing that it's fine.

It's weird how much we worry, isn't it?
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Sydney was only into looking to the right, I took her to the chiro and now she looks everywhere.

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My guy had been doing that most often and I attributed it to being overstimulated --two noisy sisters will do that! Now that he has started social smiling and just got adjusted, he is making better eye contact. He is much more of a 'watcher' than I remember his sisters being. He's ~5wks now.

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Like Erika... mine only looked one direction (to the left). Cranial sacral therapy fixed it. Sometimes they get a little twisted on their way out.

But... it also think they start really maintaining eye contact around 8 weeks or so. Could just be where he is right now!

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My ds does this. He's getting better at maintaining eye contact, especially if I'm further away. He was looking over my shoulder & smiling so much that I kept turning around, thinking someone was there. It kind of freaked me out

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