If your little one takes to sucking their thumb or fingers,
it can be met with mixed emotions.
Sometimes there’s a bit of relief or elation because your child can soothe themselves!! It can really come in handy.
But there’s also usually a bit of, “Oh crap, how are we going to get rid of this habit down the road?”
So, I’d like to share a story of how we helped our then 5 year old to stop sucking her thumb…
Ashley Cooley is a birth, baby and sleep specialist living in Dartmouth, NS with her husband and their three girls.