I have an almost 4 year old son who has been rocking back and forth constantly since he was 18 months. This didn't start until after his baby sister was born in November of 2004. What could possibly be wrong with him?
Rhythmic behaviors such as rocking are usually self-comforting, self-soothing behaviors. Rocking per se is not a sign of a problem. If in all other respects your son is developing normally, the rocking needn't pose any concern. Are there any areas of developmental delay with him? Does his pediatrician have any concerns? It is the context in which rocking occurs, not the rocking per se, that might lead one to have some concern.
I rock alot.... i have aspergers syndrome.. but.. i also have other behaviors that go along with the rocking.........dont go diagnosing him just yet!! rocking like that can also be soothing to him.. without knowing a full history it would be very difficult to say ANYTHING about why he would be doing that.. other than the fact that it is a response to something he is feeling....
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