Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: sasha | 2012/02/18

Q.

thumbsucking

Hi doc! Any tips on how to get my 2 year old to stop thumbsucking.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Thumb sucking at this age is very common and is just a comforting habit that many children develop especially when falling asleep. As with all habits the more the child's attention is drawn to the habit the worse it gets. So try your best to ignore it and with time your child will stop this habit by him/herself.

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