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Is fiddling with his navel during feeding ok for my child ?

is this normal or there could be something wrong in tummy.
Fri, 27 Jan 2012
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Hi,
Well, welcome to this site of health care. I hope i can help u get over your anxiety.Well, 18 months is the age when children are really fidgety about everything as they are busy exploring the world around them since they have just learnt to walk by themselves and be independent. As long as the child is feeding well, not crying excessively,( which means there is no abdominal pain) the child should be fine. There is nothing to worry. This age group itself is called the troublesome two....So, bear with it dear mom!!!
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