My daughter sometimes stops breathing when she cries: Advice?

Okay, mamas (particularly nurse or doctor), my daughter is four months old and had a crying fit where she held her breath and completely stopped breathing for 15 seconds, which felt like a lifetime. She stiffed up and was staring straight at me, but after blowing in her mouth, she came to and was fine. Has this happened to any of you before? This is my second child, and my first never did this? She’s been fine since, but now every time she cries, I panic. I called after and they said it happens but I wanted some opinions

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My oldest use to do that when she was about that age. She did it once when getting shots and the nurse told me to just blow in her face just like you did. She would start breathing and crying again

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Mine did the same thing i was told to blow in tge3 babay face

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Perfectly normal all 6 of my kids have done this my 9 month old does this when he gets really really upset

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I had to blow in my kids face. And she’d take a breath. They cry soooooo hard. Over NOTHING😂. At first i was scared but told it was normal. Felt like it was a toddler thing too.

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Yep this is very normal, my oldest is to do this until she passed out,

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Normal my son did to

G take her to the hospital ASAP

My son did it and did pass out a couple of times… totally normal

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Totally normal my youngest passed out on me twice. They grow out of it

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One of my grandsons did this for a short time. It did pass tho.

Don’t fret over it because if she happens to pass out she will immediately start breathing again- my friend who is a dr told me this——

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My daughter and all of my nieces and nephews did it. Just blow into their mouth it will force them to breath.

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My cousin did this. Mu aunty raced him to hospital and the Dr’s laughed and said he was doing it for the attention and he eventually grew out of it learning that he wasn’t going to get his way if he held his breath

She’s getting your attention and a reaction…

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My daughter did this at some point in her pre-toddler life. I blow hard on her face or clap my hands right in front of her to distract her. Worked well.

Some kids do this. Absolutely normal

If you blow in her face when she does this it’s a natural reaction for her to inhale

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Totally normal. Try blowing on babies face. Usually pisses them off and makes them stop holding their breath.

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My son does this all the time :woman_facepalming:t4: I blow in his face