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The sow bug is brownish-gray in color and usually reaches no more than 3/4 of an inch. It has an oval-shaped body with a series of overlapping plates on its back, resembling a small armadillo or turtle. A sow bug typically has fourteen legs. Like centipedes and millipedes, sow bugs prefer a moist environment. They feed on decaying organic matter.
Bites are commonly found on the parts of the body that are more likely to be exposed to bed bugs during sleep - the hands, neck, face, shoulders, legs and arms. While not always the case, bed bug bites are often grouped together in a small area and at times may occur in a line or a zigzag pattern.
So for the past month, I've been getting bug bites all over my legs. At first they were from my bed, but after a throughout cleaning of the sheets, vacuuming and all that stuff, no more bites from there. Apparently not bed bugs because I didn't see any blood stains or bug droppings. Now I'm just getting random bug bites--I discover them at
Casey's picture show a bug with eight legs, making it an Arachnid such as a spider, tick (not good) and mites. Below is a picture of a bed bug full from a good feeding of blood which clearly shows the six legs. If your bug has eight legs, then visit BadSpiderBites.com for help with identification.
It is unlikely that bed bugs will cause any long term damage for your 8-month-old. However, the discomfort could be great. Since you have a baby, if you have or get bed bugs, I would call a professional. It may cost you $1000 or more. Also, know that there are lots of bed bug products sold on Amazon designed for babies.