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Thumb sucking

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Fulltimeparent Thu 05-Oct-17 20:57:17

Hi, my 9 year old sucks his thumb trying to make him stop he won’t his teeth are pushing forward any advice would be much appreciated , he’s the only one other siblings don’t.

FATEdestiny Thu 05-Oct-17 21:11:35

I read that as 9 week old and was going to suggest a swaddle hmm

Good job I read the OP twice! Coukd you work on the "It's babyish" negative offensive. Talk about the thumb sucking in a negative way - that it looks silly, babyish, he's too big for that.

Firstimefreaked Thu 05-Oct-17 21:14:42

There's a nasty tasting clear nail polish you can put on.

Firstimefreaked Thu 05-Oct-17 21:15:15

A reward system for when he doesn't thumb suck.

Fulltimeparent Thu 05-Oct-17 21:35:48

Firstimefreaked - tried the nail polish also chilli sauce just licks it off

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