thumb sucking
19Dec, 2017

Help Your Child To Stop Thumb Sucking

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Thumb and finger sucking is normal in the newborn period. Thumb and finger sucking offers these tots a level of comfort allowing them to self sooth, relax and sleep. Most children stop their non-nutritive sucking habit at two and three years of age. If your child stops his habit before the age of 5 then the negative effects of the habit should be minimal. Thumb sucking isn’t usually a concern until a child’s permanent teeth come in. At this point, thumb sucking might begin to affect the roof of the […]