While most babies do it, some kids keep sucking their thumbs into adolescence. Understanding the role of genetics in thumb sucking can help parents intervene.
Most babies do it, and it’s natural. But there’s more to thumb sucking than you might know. Why do kids suck their thumbs? Some reasons may surprise you.
Some babies suck their thumbs, while others suck their fingers. Here’s a brief guide to everything you need to know about infant finger sucking.
Most kids stop sucking their thumbs by age three. But some adults still suck their thumbs. Learn factors that put your child at risk of adult thumb sucking.
Prolonged thumb sucking can cause dental deformation and speech problems. Parents should also understand how thumb sucking can lead to emotional problems.