6 months old baby

Question: How to stop sucking thumb from baby's mouth?

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Answer: Hi  It’s perfectly natural for newborns to suck their thumb. Sucking is an inborn reflex for babies because it’s how they eat. use pacifiers. However as your child grows, too much of either can disturb the alignment of your child’s teeth and even the structure of her mouth, so you’ll definitely want to wean him/her off before permanent front teeth come in, around age six.
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