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Health Tip: Quit Thumb Sucking by Medline Plus Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 6:00am Encourage your child to stop By Diana Kohnle Monday, September 6, 2010 (HealthDay News) -- Usually, your child will give up sucking on a thumb with time. But if the practice seems to go on too long, you can take steps to encourage your child to stop thumb-sucking. The American Academy of P ... Read on »
Thumb Sucking by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted Wed 18 Apr 2012 8:06pm Although I have addressed the issue many times in other posts, I just realized I don't have a specific post on Thumb Sucking.  I hear all the time, "how do I get my child to stop sucking their thumb?"  Well, here is a rundown of some general advice that I give in the office. Basically, lots of kids suck either pacifiers, thumbs, or one or m ... Read on »
Medicine Monday- Bruising, Thumb Sucking and Anemia in Children by Dr. Sheila Cason Medical Doctor Posted Tue 12 Aug 2008 4:22pm Hi Everyone!! Welcome to my first Medicine Monday! This is where each week I post the answers to the questions I have received in the previous week. Some of the questions come from my readers and some from my clinic. Believe it or not I frequently have to admit that I need to do some research and get back to them! Yes doctors look stuff ... Read on »
Thumb-sucking, Comfort Object and Teddy Needs a Bath Product Review by Amy R. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Mar 2012 7:00am Meet Buddy.  Not the child, the stuffed doggie.  This is my Sophie’s all-time favorite thing/person/friend/comforter in her entire little world.  When she is hurt she needs Buddy.  When she is tired she needs buddy.  When she is bored, lonely, excited, mad…..you get the idea……she needs Buddy.  (Oh and don’t mind the mullet Sophie is sporting……. ... Read on »
Day 3. No more thumb sucking by Awilley Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 10:12pm On Monday the older 2 boys went in for their dental checkup. I am still amazed at how fast their Dentist is. We got there at 8:25 am and were walking out the door by 8:45. X-rays, cleaning, fluoride and consultation all done. Since Noah still enjoys sucking his thumb, and does not want to give it up, the Dentist and I discussed putting a ... Read on »
Putting an End to Thumb-Sucking by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 11:13am Actually, surgery is more like a last resort – and then, only in certain, specific cases. Most times, an open bite caused by thumb-sucking or similar oral habit can be corrected through a combination of myofunctional therapy and dental orthopedics (orthodontics). “Myo” is especially helpful in that it helps stop the thumb-sucking ... Read on »
4 Thumb-sucking Remedies That Work by Cascia T. Posted Thu 31 May 2012 10:44am Healthy Kids from Teeth to Feet: Kids & Health 4 Thumb-sucking Remedies That Work By Ylonda Caviness for Healthy Kids from Teeth to Feet Got a sucker? As sweet as it may seem when... Click on the title above to read more Read on »
quitting thumb-sucking: it's not just hard on kids by Linda and Cara .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 22 Sep 2011 5:00pm When my kids were newborns, I clung fervently to the almighty pacifier as a soother - even learning to tuck the bottom half right into their "baby burrito" swaddling at night to encourage it to stay in place. As they... Read on »
Sucking Thumb: My daughter does it…Any advices? by Laura Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 Jan 2010 3:44pm My daughter will be six in March and still sucks her thumb. Sucking her thumb really calms her down and it’s really a comfort for her to be able to do so. She was a baby that never wanted a pacifier and she only started thumb sucking at the age of 2,5 years. I remember quite well that it was summer and she started being interested in the ... Read on »
Sucking Thumb: My daughter does it…Any advices? by Laura Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 8:54pm My daughter will be five in March and still sucks her thumb. Sucking her thumb really calms her down and it’s really a comfort for her to be able to do so. She was a baby that never wanted a pacifier and she only started thumb sucking at the age of 2,5 years. I remember quite well that it was summer and she started being interested in the babi ... Read on »