Babies rely on their hands and sense of touch to discover the world around them. Unfortunately, when they learn to grab things, they also become masters of yanking and pulling as well. Although it may start out as a sweet form of curiosity, all it takes is one yelp from you to make pulling your hair a fun game of cause and effect. If you're wondering how to get baby to stop pulling your hair so you don't go bald, you can rest assured that this habit won't last forever. Until that day arrives though, there are a few sneaky tricks that allow you to redirect your baby's attention, while slowly teaching them that it hurts when they pull your hair.
According to Parents most babies are particularly drawn to hair — be it your own, your pet's or even their own hair — for it's soft, interesting texture. The easy access, however, often causes babies to fixate on pulling, yanking, chewing on, or otherwise aggravating your hair. Whether you're a nursing mom hoping to find relief from the pulling, or a parent of a toddler who thinks it's a funny game, learning a few simple parenting tricks can help them quit pulling your hair altogether.