Worried over child's thumb sucking habit, Try these ways
Friday - May 10, 2019 1:26 pm , Category : WTN SPECIAL
WTN- Thumb Sucking is common among young children and infant. But sometimes this habit of children becomes a cause of worry for parents especially for mother. Parents got worried every time that thumb sucking can make their child ill. To reduce the tension and to get rid of this habit, they adopt a variety of ways but sometimes not totally succeeded. Here are some ways by which you can get rid of the baby's thumb sucking habit by adopting some domestic things.
Why child sucks thumb?
Even when hungry, small children start sucking thumbs.
Children also sucks thumb when in relax mood. Young kids and infants have many things to worry may be due to daily routine of some physical conditions. To feel relieved they used to suck thumb.
Not only the elders but also the children are stressed. Due to stress condition child may sucks the thumb.
In order to get attention, children also put thumbs in their mouth.
Things whereby you can get rid of Thumb Sucking habit
Neem and lemon
You can apply lemon or neem paste on kids thumb. Lemon is citrus and neem is bitter. Whenever the child sucks the thumb with this paste, the test of his mouth gets spoiled. For this child must avoid putting thumb in his mouth.
Take thumb guard
To get rid of this dirty habit of the child, take a thumb guard on his thumb. By doing so, he will be unable to get direct contact of thumb.
Feed your child
Feed your child with items such as fruits, juices, cow's milk etc frequently to not get his stomach empty and feeling of hunger so he will not put thumb in the mouth. By doing this one will leave thumb sucking habit and will start eating everything.
Use other things
Put honey nipple, sugar candy in the baby's mouth. By doing this, he will not put his thumb in the mouth.
Divert child's attention
When you see a child's thumb in his mouth, and then make him busy in other work in which both hands engaged. You can use soft toys too. - Window To News