Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: AMBANI | 2011/11/03

Q.

THUMB SUCKING

My eight months baby girl started sucking her thumb from birth, are there any health risks i should be concerned about?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Thumb sucking is just a comfort reflex in babies especially when they are teething.There are no health risks. You do not need to be concerned as almost all babies soon stop sucking their thumbs by themselves

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