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Is pulling hair and ears normal?

here's overly paranoid mom again. My eight month old baby is always pulling her hair and her ears. in repetative motions. Just over and over. I don't know if it's something that is normal????

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rahielete

Asked by rahielete at 12:18 AM on Feb. 22, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • mine pulls his hairs sometimes
    A11

    Answer by A11 at 12:29 AM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • how long has she been doing this? the ear thing could be an ear infection. as far the hair, i am not entirely sure. she might be getting curious about what is on her head.
    teastin14

    Answer by teastin14 at 7:52 AM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Yes my kid can't pull his hair because he is like 50% bald.
    ja2010

    Answer by ja2010 at 8:24 AM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Sometimes when they are cutting teeth it will hurt their ears. My son was always getting ear infections with every new tooth until he got ear tubes. Is he running a fever, even low grade.
    robinkane

    Answer by robinkane at 9:30 AM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • I agree it could be an ear infection or it could just be that he is finding new body parts
    MChildressDem

    Answer by MChildressDem at 12:12 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • sometimes they just pull there hair or ears you could always check and see if there is a ear infection
    devinalexis

    Answer by devinalexis at 1:16 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • My daughter tugs at her hair and ear when she's tired.
    smurfyabs

    Answer by smurfyabs at 2:32 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

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