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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: mom | 2006/04/07

Q.

thumb suking

my baby is just above 2yrs and is still sucking on her thumb weve tried applyin sum stuff to her thumb so that she wont suck it but she still continues,does anyone know what i should try

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Don't try anything and don't get stressed out. Do not get cross with her. With time and lots of ignoring of the thumb sucking she will stop.

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Posted by: Lola | 2006/04/10

My daughter is also just over 2yrs & still sucks her thumb.
I've tried to stop her, but nothing works. Her paed said we should just leave her. Her thumb always looks awful. It looks like she has a blister on it, but it doesn't seem to affect her. I've noticed that if we keep her very busy, she forgets about it. Once she's bored, she starts & when she is tired. SHe sucks her thumb the whole night through.

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