Quoting Jamie & Baby Aria:" My DD has started a new habit throughout the day. She punches herself in the temple/forehead/eye. She ... [snip!] ... It's like she isn't controlling it, her arms both do it, and it's so fast and stiff I don't know what it is. But I'm worried."
Quoting 6 blessings so far....:" How old is she? I would definately call the doctor....may be something neuroligical triggering these ... [snip!] ... age) that will hit theirselves in the head because they think its funny (they understand what they are doing) but not a baby."
Quoting Jenniferjo:" My 5 month old daughter hits herself on the cheeks, it's nothing to worry about unless it's excessive. ... [snip!] ... unless it's excessive. I think Charlie does it because her gums hurt and she is just exploring all the new things she can do."
Quoting Jamie & Baby Aria:" She's teething as well, has been getting her teeth since 4 months. I just worried because its been ... [snip!] ... worried because its been less than a week since she started it and its very often during the day and sometimes she'll fuss too"
Quoting 6 blessings so far....:" teething shouldnt cause her to excessively hit herself in the head and eye hope she doesnt really hurt herself ! keep us posted as to what the dr says."