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Done with sucking Brie Fleurs 1 child; Des Moines, Iowa 305 posts
13th Jan '13

I think my DD is moved on from her need to suck all the time. She has began throwing her binky and she has stopped sucking/eating her hands. Do babies reach a point where they just don't want to suck on anything anymore?

Allissa Specht 35 kids; Essexville, Michigan 5437 posts
13th Jan '13

Yeah they do. Once they've matured enough to self soothe and occupy themswlfs with other activities then they will not suck on things as much. That is, until they begin teething.

~Nimlorel~ 4 kids; 1 angel baby; Edmonton, Alberta 4787 posts
13th Jan '13

Some just are done with the soother, my daughter stopped using one around 3 months. She prefers her fingers :(

Allissa Specht 35 kids; Essexville, Michigan 5437 posts
13th Jan '13

My first took a pacifier until 14 months, when I threw them away. Second was a thumb sucker and still does at almost 4 (which annoys the crap out of me) and my third takes neither a pacifier or his thumb. All babies are different but generally they hit a point where they are able to meet their needs other ways :-)

Brie Fleurs 1 child; Des Moines, Iowa 305 posts
13th Jan '13

She'll only suck on her fingers if she hungry. Otherwise, she'll act like she's counting her fingers it's the cutest thing ever. She also just realized she can touch her toes so that's her biggest form of entertainment.

Allissa Specht 35 kids; Essexville, Michigan 5437 posts
13th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Brie Fleurs:</b>" She'll only suck on her fingers if she hungry. Otherwise, she'll act like she's counting her fingers ... [snip!] ... fingers it's the cutest thing ever. She also just realized she can touch her toes so that's her biggest form of entertainment."</blockquote>




I love that stage!!!! My DS is 4 months and is just starting to be able to get his toes kn his mouth. He used to try and try but was too chunky. I laugh so hard when he chews on them! He's also rolling and I absolutely love watching him . He will grab his toes laughing and just roll everywhere

Brie Fleurs 1 child; Des Moines, Iowa 305 posts
13th Jan '13
Quoting Allissa Specht:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Brie Fleurs:</b>" She'll only suck on her fingers if she hungry. ... [snip!] ... chews on them! He's also rolling and I absolutely love watching him . He will grab his toes laughing and just roll everywhere"

She doesn't laugh much yet. Her fingers and toes are serious business. She tries to roll a little bit but gets stuck halfway through. She so serious about everything.