My daughter is only 8 months old so I know she isn't doing it on purpose but she is always kicking and punching me in the stomach. I didn't mind too much before, but I am pregnant and I am worried that something might happen to the baby. I need some advice on how to get her to stop doing it. Any suggestions?
Answer by ItsHalfFull at 8:37 PM on Jun. 18, 2011
Next time she does it gently take her hand/foot and move it away from you and say "No, kicking/hitting. It hurts" and then maybe give her a ball and say "you can kick this instead" or distract her with toys. Be consistent (do it every time) and use a firm tone, and she will eventually get the message. You may want to praise her as well when she touches you nicely, or if you notice her hands/feet start to hit/kick but then she changes her mind and does not follow thru- praise her for not hitting/kicking. Good luck!!
Answer by MizLee at 8:36 PM on Jun. 18, 2011
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