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My baby likes to make his head bump on things. Will it affect his mental development?
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Take your child to..
Your child is less likely to get hurt.
The more important question is why it happens. This is the root problem that must be dealt with!

In brief: Take your child to..
Your child is less likely to get hurt.
The more important question is why it happens. This is the root problem that must be dealt with!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Pattern behaviors
This is often a transient pattern of self stimulation.
They do not hit their head hard enough to do damage.It is often adopted as a form of self soothing that will change as they transition to other behaviors. I consider it similar to thumb sucking, with more flare.

In brief: Pattern behaviors
This is often a transient pattern of self stimulation.
They do not hit their head hard enough to do damage.It is often adopted as a form of self soothing that will change as they transition to other behaviors. I consider it similar to thumb sucking, with more flare.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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