why is it that my baby prefers sucking thumb rather than feeding from bottle or breast?


How old is ur baby ?


Three months two weeks

asha chaudhry

Sonali Shivlani pls advise

Sonali Shivlani

The thumb is easily available and when the baby want to comfort himself it is accessible. It is actually quite normal. Don't try to pull it out or stop him as then the habit becomes stronger. However if you offer him the breast often then he will slowly let go of the thumb sucking habit.

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