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Why do babies shake there head back and fourth

My 9 month old little girl does this allot for about 2 months now she does it.

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Asked by eltlexi at 7:34 PM on Mar. 30, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • What do you mean by "shake her head back and forth"?

    Answer by mamaada at 7:56 PM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • Like ya will be holding her or she will be playing sitting up n all of a suddent she will shake her head from left to right or right to left. sometimes she smiles when she does it sometimes she doesnt

    Answer by eltlexi at 8:06 PM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • sometimes its a comfort thing-- as funny as it sounds

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:11 PM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • I guess it could be a comfort thing. But, If she is still doing this by her next check up, mention it to her doctor.

    Answer by mamaada at 8:22 PM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • in my opinion its probably cause it feels different, something new kinda thing. when she does it she probably gets a little dizzy and thats a new feeling for her, i assume.

    Answer by stephmiester87 at 8:49 PM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • mine has done this since she was 5 months old she turned 9 mo on teh 14th i asked at the 6 mo check up and she did it doc said it feels good to her. asked at 9 month same thing, its just something they like to do. doc said as long as afterward they are playing and smiling no worries.

    Answer by HisServant4ever at 8:54 PM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • im not sure if this is what your LO is doing, but my 6mo shakes her head and wiggles her upper body- she's done it for about 2 months now.. its her way of dancing haha.. she does it when we play music or if she's just being silly.. its cute :)

    Answer by LishaBee at 9:27 PM on Mar. 30, 2009

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