Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: kaaj | 2008/09/03

Q.

sucking of hand

my son is four and a half months old and constantly wants to suck his hand. Do you think that this is a problem? If so how can I wean him off it

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is normal and is an early sign of teething.

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Posted by: MelS | 2008/09/03

My son also does this and he is now 1 already.

I don' t think it' s a problem at all.
This is just their way of self soothing

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