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Why does my child sucks his thumb?

child sucks thumb

The suction is a reflection that the newborn has even before his arrival in the world; scans show that the fetuses of 13-14 weeks already suck his tiny fingers. Even it is seen some babies at birth, a small blister on hand due to the suction maintained inside the uterus. The act of sucking not only for the baby a ...

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