Parents seek a balance when it comes to encouraging their children to stop sucking their thumbs. Here’s a brief look at the benefits of quitting thumb 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.
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.