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  • #22086
    Avatarrocky51

    i nanny a 16 month old baby girl. when she is very tired she tenses up her body and does this humping motion. is that normal? ive never seen a baby do that.

    #22129
    AvatarAnonymous

    Hmm, that is strange. Have you told the parents?

    #22151
    Avatarrocky51

    they told me she does it when she is tired… but i just think its so werid. her body gets SOO tense. its hard to mover her arms or legs

    #22190
    AvatarAnonymous

    That is weird… normally I would say that if the parents aren’t worried that it’s not a problem… but that doesn’t sound good. If she is so tense that it is hard to move her arms or legs and she does that ‘humping motion’, than she might need to go to a doctor…
    Does she do it every time she gets tired or is it just once in a while?
    Does she draw her legs up to her stomach?
    Are her hands clenched tightly?
    Does she appear to be in any pain?

    #22191
    AvatarAnonymous

    Oh, and that could be an early symptom of autism… ask her parents to hold off any more vaccinations or immunizations until she’s older. They can cause autism (several different families we know have had that happen to their children recently).

    #22245
    Avatarkez_mummy_2_skye

    sounds like convulsions or fits.
    what does she do when she is having these?

    #22255
    Avatarfoolish x3

    i did that when i was a baby. the doctors said it was normal and i did it until i was like 5. it was the only way for me to fall asleep. they called it rocking myself. and my sister made fun of me for “humping the floor” but its nothing to do with humping. its just a comfort thing.

    #22965
    AvatarTooHelp

    I agree, she is just rocking herself to sleep because, her parents don’t MAKE time to rock her themselves.

    #22988
    AvatarMzLady22

    she could be strechting or it could be some type of convulsion. I have never been around a child of that age for long enough to know if thats normal. definately ask the parents if thats normal

    #23030
    AvatarAnonymous

    Woahh. That’s weird. I would get it checked out just to be safe…

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