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hitting his head against things mom2andrew&carter 18 kids; Leesburg, Florida 2159 posts
21st Apr '13

does anyone elses 2 year old do this? He hits his head against things constantly and than comes to me and says it hurts and than goes back and hits his head again. anyone elses kids do this or is my child just beyond weird

Nikkie Beee Due January 29; 2 kids; Victorville, California 3968 posts
21st Apr '13

It's a stage. My son use to do this when he was about 2 and I asked his Pedi about it. He told me my son wanted the 'babying' attention. When kids get hurt, we often 'baby' them and they realize they like that attention. To discourage it, ignore him when he hits himself and he tells you it hurts.