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  • How to Get a Child to Stop Sucking Their Thumb

    How to Get a Child to Stop Sucking Their Thumb

    All babies are born with the instinct to root and suck — it is, of course, what helps them feed even seconds after birth. That instinct can cause them to also suck on their fingers or thumb during non-feeding times, too, because it can be soothing and help them feel secure. If they get into…