Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    my grandson
    avatar
    skipper58 posted:
    My grandson is 21 months old and he humps his hands for over 30 minutes. He stays with his father for 3 days and with his mother (my daughter) for 3 days at a time. I dont know if this is normal and I am w9orried
    Reply
     
    avatar
    vanessa2727 responded:
    This seems to be pretty normal. I am member of another website called baby center and so many babies do it. Most of the moms on there say not to punish him or her for doing it because that can cause issues with their self esteem. We interpret this the way we do because we are adults who have had sexual experiences or understand those movements to mean something sexual to us. To the baby he has just found something he likes. By the way the reason I looked this up is because my 16 month old started to hump my arm at night. His Dad didn't believe me when I told him until he humped his dads leg. His Dad is a great guy and my baby humps his hands and the dogs and tries to hump us. We just push him off of us and let him be. We do not want him to feel ashamed for exploring himself. I think its normal and his Dad most likely is wondering the something as you but may be too embarrassed about the topic to talk to you about it. IF you are worried about the Dad keep an eye out for bruises or physical harm. Otherwise I bet he is a good Dad. Baby is just exploring himself. I also know that not all babies do this. You probably raised kids who didnt hump and this seems scary but its pretty normal please do more research and check out baby center .com


    Spotlight: Member Stories

    My name is Brit. I have been married to my DH since 2002. My sweet DD was born 10/11/2008. I also have one angel baby M/C 2/2/2010 at 11 weeks. My DH ...More

    Helpful Tips

    Be the first to post a Tip!

    Helpful Resources

    Be the first to post a Resource!

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.