how to stop the habit of thumb sucking.... my baby is 11 months old.... pls suggest

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Updated on Aug 16, 2017

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Sucking is a natural urge in babies and is done for comfort. Most babies start to grow out of it naturally 6 month onwards ...some carry on till 2-3 years. It is a problem if it continues beyond that age and starts to affect jaw/teeth development. At present , for your baby , therefore it is not a big issue . As she starts eating/gets interested in other things..she is likely to wean off it. Hope this has been useful.

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