The child rolls his eyes
The first weeks after discharge from the hospital are filled with both excitement and anxiety. Young parents carefully follow each change in the behavior of the baby. One of the troubling moments when a child rolls his eyes. Opinions of doctors differ, and parents can not understand why a child rolls his eyes and what to do about it.
First of all, it is necessary to understand whether this is the beginning of the disease or the variant of the norm. To do this, watch the baby during the day. Analyze how often he rolls his eyes, because this can be an element of a kind of game or a new ability of the baby. Often this way the kid attracts the attention of the mother.
In the first months after birth, the baby is studying the possibilities and characteristics of his body. Muscles do not lend themselves to complete control. This especially applies to the eye muscles. It is difficult for him to concentrate on any object, so if a child is 1 month old and he rolls his eyes, then this is the norm option. There are cases when the process is stretched for three months. However, if this continues for a long period of time, then parents need to be alerted and seek help from their pediatrician. He, in turn, will send a consultation to a neurologist and an ophthalmologist.
Another common complaint of parents is the rolling of the eyes in the process of falling asleep. So, why does the newborn roll his eyes while falling asleep? In fact, this feature is inherent in every person. All people roll their eyes up while they fall asleep. If the baby rolls his eyes before going to sleep, it means that he is in a state of drowsiness and almost asleep already. Accordingly, in this case, you should not worry.
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