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Old 09-24-2010, 11:32 AM   #1
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grunting noise while stretching

hi, my is three weeks old, and ive noticed everytime she stretch she make this grunting noise and arches her back, i found out i was GBS Postive, while i was in labor i was treated with two doses of antibotics. Im just worry of my daughter could be GBS postive.. is that a symptom of GBS?

 
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Re: grunting noise while stretching

My baby is 3 weeks old, too and she does the exact same thing.... as all 4 of mine did that as babies, I'm fairly certain it's normal infant behavior. I wouldn't give the GBS thing a second thought. The antibiotics would've taken care of that. I was GBS positive in at least 2 of my 4 pregnancies (possibly 3, but I can't remember for sure), and my kids are all healthy and perfect.

Congrats on your new little one!

 
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Old 10-09-2010, 03:27 PM   #3
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Re: grunting noise while stretching

My daughter is two weeks old and she grunts every time she stretches as well...if you're worried, give your pediatrician a call just to ease your mind. I say it's something a lot of newborns do

 
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Re: grunting noise while stretching

Babies make all sorts of grunts and gurgles and hiccps. Normal!!

 
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