Is it OK for baby to sleep with legs bent?

Is it normal for babies to bend their legs?

It’s considered a normal part of a child’s growth and development. As a child starts walking, the bowing might increase a bit and then get better. Children who start walking at a younger age have more noticeable bowing. In most kids, the outward curving of the legs corrects on its own by age 3 or 4.

When do babies straighten their legs?

Your baby’s legs will straighten out within six to 12 months.

Is it OK to pick up a baby under the arms?

Lifting baby by arms



This is not recommended and can be dangerous, as it can cause a condition known as nursemaid’s elbow, or subluxation of the radial head. It happens when baby’s ligaments get loose, slip, and then get trapped between the joints.

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