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help with my 3 year old!

in the last month or so my three year old has started sucking his thumb will this pass or any suggestions on what to do.

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Asked by Capch at 9:51 AM on Feb. 11, 2009 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • put vinegar on his thumb and see if that helps

    Answer by SThompson21 at 9:52 AM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • What changes have been happening in his life?

    Is he under stress?

    Answer by Wimsey at 9:58 AM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • he has a new baby brother that is three months old

    Answer by Capch at 10:36 AM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • So it's probably a coping mechanism?

    I wouldn't make a huge deal out of it - just keep track of where/when he does it and make sure he is involved as much as he wants to be with the new baby. Maybe "big bro" can have some special daddy time too!

    Answer by Wimsey at 11:07 AM on Feb. 11, 2009

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