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Hi my baby is 4 months old . He used to suck his hands usually. If I take his hand he starts to cry. I want to stop his habbit as it is said that it will move the gums and teeth get raised. can i use teether for him. if so what kind of teether should i get him



Dhara Popat

hie dear..  my baby is also doing the same.  i would suggest not to use teether as it is not good.  All you can do is whenevr u find your baby doing so,  jus remove it from his mouth and start playing with his hands or tell him its not good for him..  with your expressions. With the time being it will be gone. 
he has learnt that his hands are a part of his body n every baby loves to explore.  let him enjoy it.. jus remove it when you see.  :)

Deepa Makhija

me to facing same prob and want to know

Sindhu Gandhimathi

Thanks  a lot.. I'm doing the same but also he used to do it when he sleeps..

Dhara Popat

my baby also does the same while she is sleeping..  once the baby is in proper slp remove it slowly. 

Sindhu Gandhimathi

Thanks for all ur replies

Priya Sood

Hi. From my experience i have observed that baby does that for comfort. The best way is to distract. No point in telling baby to stop coz baby is too small. You can give a teether. There are many good ones in the market. Go to Mothercare or any good baby shop to choose.

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