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Is an unclenching fist normal in a newborn?

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Dr. Diptanshu Das

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Practicing since :2005

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Posted on Sat, 4 Nov 2017 in Child Health
Question: My new born baby is 1 week old and does not clench his hands is it ok?
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Answered by Dr. Diptanshu Das 26 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It is ok

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

Yes, it is absolutely ok that your newborn child does not clench his hands. It is normal and you need not worry.

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