Trying to get to sleep and after waking up. To stop your baby from shaking their head, follow these tips. ... I’m a 25-year-old female and have rocked my head side to side for along as I can remember. Some babies may shake their head side to side as a way of self-soothing and lulling themselves to sleep. Deleted profile. She lets out a pathetic meow and tries to take a step but leg goes limp. ... or a stress release. For example, the constant shaking may make them extremely dizzy or disoriented, leading to falls and spills. Newmie70 posted: Ok, I'll start off with "I'm a first-time Mom", and of course, ultra-sensitive to anything out of the norm that my baby does, especially since he never cries, sleeps and eats great, and is always happy. Question for you...our daughter, who's 2.5 years old, loves to shake her head back and forth (like she's saying no) and I'm wondering if we should be concerned? The movement has been referred to as a head bob like a bobble head … 2.5 Yr Old Shaking Head Back and Forth. All dogs shake their heads from time to time, but when head shaking becomes excessive, it can be alarming. I thought he was doing it to be funny but it hasnt stoped since and its been 4 days. 2-year-old shaking his head from side to side. He sways his head from left to right a few times. shaking head back and forth? I noticed this when he was in a race, about to start, and he was lined up with a bunch of 4 year olds. Hi, My 3 yr old son rolls his head from side to side whilst lying on his back, the movement is very quick and even aggressive. Updated on March 06, 2010 ... Hi moms! We have tried the ignore route but it has become worse. I thought I was prob a bit strange and the only one who did it. Head tremors (idiopathic tremor syndrome) in dogs are characterized as an involuntary side to side or up and down movement of the head. About a minute later she is OK. . Posted on 22-02-2015 at 10.59AM . Question - Cat looking dazed, slight movement of head My daughter's 8 year old cat started having some episodes where she stops in her tracks, looks dazed and her head moves from side to side as if she's following a fly in the air. Like he is settling in. This started Dec 30th give or take and has become worse. Bobble-head doll syndrome is a rare neurological movement disorder in which patients, usually children around age 3, begin to bob their head and shoulders forward and back, or sometimes side-to-side, involuntarily, in a manner reminiscent of a bobblehead doll.The syndrome is related to cystic lesions and swelling of the third ventricle in the brain. Jan 2003. my 2 year old boy does this thing with his head when he sits down to be read to or when he sits down to watch a video. my 11 year old son starting shaking his head like a "tick" several times a minute. ... 11month old shaking his head side to side by: Emma. Hi, my three year old little girl has always (from six months old) shaken her head from side to side when she is in bed. The evenings are by far more severe than the mornings. Omg this is so great to find other ppl/ parents going through the same thing my 9 year old girl douse the same thing but she shakes her head really fast side to side n she makes this sound like a gurgle she use to have seizures but has been seizure free for a few years! You also don’t want your baby to accidently hit their head on anything, such as the side of the crib, a table corner, or a wall. My 4 year old son had a fever and a few days after that started bobbing/shaking his head uncontrolably. 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