My 3 year old daughter has been headbutting the floor, bed, or whatever service she is on, specifically when she is falling asleep and waking up. Whenever she is doing this she DOES NOT want to be bothered and will flip out if she is. Normally she is well behaved and well, a typical 3 year old. She has been doing this ever since she's had the strength to be able to do it, so ever since she has been 1. Also, when she's sitting down, anywhere she'll rock back and forth banging her head on whatever she is sitting on. I have always been concerned about this and whenever I tell a pediatrition about it they say it's normal, but she can hit her head fairly hard when she does it, concerning me.
The pediatrician is correct. If she is otherwise developing well, there is nothing to worry about. Of course you are going to worry, that's natural. But take the doctor's advice seriously - he/she is not leading you astray.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.