What You Should Know about Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is a natural reflex for children. Sucking on thumbs, fingers, and pacifiers gives infants the opportunity to learn about the world, while making them feel happy and safe in their surrounding environment. Thumb sucking is common with young children because it soothes them and helps them fall asleep. However, thumb sucking can have…

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Teething Symptoms and Remedies

Although timing varies widely, babies often begin teething by the age of 6 months. When your baby’s first tooth appears, make sure to celebrate their milestone with pictures and noting it in your child’s baby book. Your baby’s teeth started developing while they were in your womb. Generally, the bottom front teeth appear first followed…

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Benefits and Warnings of Using a Pacifier

You may refer to it as a “binky,” “nuk,” “paci,” “dummy,” “plug,” or “nubby,” either way, the use of pacifiers is very common among infants and is used to soothe a child. But have you ever wondered if it is harmful to your child’s oral health?  It’s important for all parents to learn the good…

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