At what age should thumb sucking, sippy cups, bottles etc. be discouraged/discontinued
My co-worker has a new client that is 3 years old and sucks his thumb in the night. The dentist noticed that it is affecting his palate. How would you handle this with a 3 year old (considering it is a sleeping behavior or goes in when he gets tired)?
Hello Sandra, I am writing to let you know how happy I am with the results of my UNPLUGGING the THUMB which I purchased from you about a month ago. If you remember, I am the mum from Australia. My five year old daughter, A, has successfully “unplugged her thumb” and I am amazed at the changes
You didn’t mention that there was another item associated with the sucking habit. Aha! That might be a way to approach it sooner. Do you recall the method we went over to eliminate a pacifier habit?
My 3 1/2 year old daughter sucks her thumb….. A dentist separately mentioned possible frenectomy. Can you recommend someone near us to discuss these issues with?
I thought my 10 year old son had been cured of his thumbsucking habit after having a thumb crib removed which he had worn for 3 months. It really seems like he is being punished for something he isn’t even aware of doing. He dreads having that thing replaced if he can’t stop and the pressure of having a deadline to quit has made him quite depressed.
I was wondering if your program is guaranteed. My daughter turned 4 in October and she has been a thumb sucker since we adopted her from China. I know they had to comfort themselves somehow because of not enough care providers. So, she wraps her little blankie around her fingers and sucks her thumb.Do you think she is a candidate, and it is not clear what is all in your kit, could you please explain.
February, 2010 Q; Daughter thumb sucking must stop I just ordered your Unplugging the Thumb kit : ) We have decided to have our daughter stop during winter break so that it doesn’t interfere with her school work and concentration. She is very upset about it but it has to be done. She is
February 7th, 2010 When my child sucks her thumb she has a ritual of pulling the tag between her fingers with her other hand on her stuffed animal “Doggy” rhythmically. She has been doing that with the same dog for 4 years now. I don’t know whether to take doggy away or cut the tag