thumb sucking

Sippy Cup: Friend Or Foe?

sippy cup

The sippy cup is a spill proof, lid-covered drinking cup designed to help parents teach their toddlers how to drink without spilling. Children can toss it, drop it and turn it upside down, but they can’t spill its contents. That’s thanks to a valve in the top that releases liquid […]

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Pacifiers and Baby Bottles: Comforting or Concerning?

Pacifiers and Baby Bottles

Pacifiers and Baby Bottles – When it comes to sucking, babies are naturals — maybe because they practice even before they are born! Children begin sucking on their thumb while in the womb to develop the skills necessary for breastfeeding. And for many kids, this skill has an added bonus: […]

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