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What To Do If My Baby Falls Or Hits Her Head?
In any other situation where a baby falls and hits his or her head, call your doctor for advice. This is the safest thing to do, even if the infant appears to have no serious injuries. Also, call for emergency help immediately if your older child hits his or her head and is unconscious (passes out).
What Should I Do If My Baby Hits His Head?
If your child’s banging his head as a way of "coming down" from his busy day, a relaxing routine can help. Try a warm bath, a calm rock on your lap, a backrub and a quiet story or song before lights out. Soft music in his bedroom can be soothing, too.
Why Does My Toddler Hit His Head?
Most toddlers who indulge in head banging behavior do it as a way of comforting themselves. This is an especially common reason for kids who bang their heads when trying to fall asleep. The rhythmic movement soothes the child to sleep. Some babies bang their head as a way of seeking attention.
When Should Your Child See A Doctor For A Bump On The Head?
When to see a doctor. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that you call your child’s doctor for anything more than a light bump on your child’s head. If your child doesn’t have signs of a serious head injury and remains alert, moves normally and responds to you, the injury is probably mild and usually doesn’t need further testing.