Some infants suck their thumbs or fingers in the womb. Effects of early finger sucking habits you should know include persistence, forcefulness, and injuries.
Babies suck their thumbs, and it’s cute, but the short- and long-term effects of thumb-sucking can be serious. Learn more about when to intervene.
Parents know that thumb-sucking after permanent teeth come in can lead to dental problems. But here are five facts about thumb-sucking you didn’t know.
While getting a little dirty can help build a child’s immune system, some common places where kids are exposed to germs can pose dangers of illness.
Parents debate the pros and cons of pacifiers but make more informed decisions when they learn all about the link between pacifiers and finger sucking.