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Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by rajunor(f): 10:52am On Mar 26, 2023
Good morning parents in the house, like the topic said, i need help on how to stop my 2 years old boy from sucking his thumb. I have done all i can to no avail. I have used bitter leaf, plaster and even resorted to beating the child, nothing seem to be working.
Please, if you have been through this phase in parenting before, how did you stop your child thumb sucking?

Ps; pardon my typos.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by JASONjnr(m): 10:57am On Mar 26, 2023
I think they often use bitterleaf juice everytime 9n the finger... It often irritates the child and they will stop gradually....


Others get abused by their peers and they stopped...


I've seen a mother use scary crayfish to tell the child that her fingers will get bitten by the crayfish if she tries to suckle on it.

You can scare the child to stop it or you hit the child and or deprive the child his/her favourite snacks and so on...

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Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by ahnie: 11:06am On Mar 26, 2023
Both my kids sucks their fingers, initially I was really against it,their dad advised me to stop bothering my self that they would outgrown it,and boths doesn't do that anymore.

I would advise you to ignore and quit spanking that child.

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Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by Nazgul: 11:06am On Mar 26, 2023
Just be patient with him...with time, he'll outgrow it.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by rajunor(f): 11:13am On Mar 26, 2023
JASONjnr:
I think they often use bitterleaf juice everytime 9n the finger... It often irritates the child and they will stop gradually....


Others get abused by their peers and they stopped...


I've seen a mother use scary crayfish to tell the child that her fingers will get bitten by the crayfish if she tries to suckle on it.

You can scare the child to stop it or you hit the child and or deprive the child his/her favourite snacks and so on...
Nothing seems to be working.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by rajunor(f): 11:16am On Mar 26, 2023
ahnie:
Both my kids sucks their fingers, initially I was really against it,their dad advised me to stop bothering my self that they would outgrown it,and boths doesn't do that anymore.

I would advise you to ignore and quit spanking that child.
Nazgul:
Just be patient with him...with time, he'll outgrow it.
ahnie:
Both my kids sucks their fingers, initially I was really against it,their dad advised me to stop bothering my self that they would outgrown it,and boths doesn't do that anymore.

I would advise you to ignore and quit spanking that child.
Thanks, i guess i will just have to be patient. It's just that it's sometimes embarassing.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by Sharonstone7719: 11:18am On Mar 26, 2023
Fix him long nails, it work wonders
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by Bahamas95(m): 11:18am On Mar 26, 2023
My elder sister is also facing similar issue, she did all that but my nephew is still sucking. grin


He's 6yrs now, whenever he's idle he would start sucking but not like when he was much younger......I believe children out grow it.


He doesn't suck in school because he knows his classmates would laugh at him. Na only house he dey suck.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by rajunor(f): 11:29am On Mar 26, 2023
Sharonstone7719:
Fix him long nails, it work wonders
Pls kindly expantiate
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by superCleanworks(m): 11:33am On Mar 26, 2023
rajunor:
Pls kindly expantiate

you are actually considering effemination as a solution.
all the people that told you to be patient, you didn't ask them to expantiate.
you were even beating the child for being a child.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by superCleanworks(m): 11:36am On Mar 26, 2023
rajunor:
Thanks, i guess i will just have to be patient. It's just that it's sometimes embarassing.

Embarrassing!
and what will happen if he pees in public? you will open ground and bury your head in shame, right? or maybe you will beat him like You were even beating him for sucking.

welldone, mother of the year.

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Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by kingtinnie(m): 11:39am On Mar 26, 2023
I see people saying they’ll stop or grow out of it ..I’m sorry but we don’t we only get better at hiding it

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Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by rajunor(f): 11:48am On Mar 26, 2023
superCleanworks:


Embarrassing!
and what will happen if he pees in public? you will open ground and bury your head in shame, right? or maybe you will beat him like You were even beating him for sucking.

welldone, mother of the year.
You won't understand. The kind of questions some people ask you in public like 'madam, your pikin dey suck im finger?' in a demeaning manner.

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Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by RoyalBlu(f): 11:49am On Mar 26, 2023
He'll outgrow it really. Just keep doing what you've been doing to make him stop. But beating him is not an option.

You should still be grateful he doesn't rub his belly button while at it cheesy

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Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by RoyalBlu(f): 11:51am On Mar 26, 2023
kingtinnie:
I see people saying they’ll stop or grow out of it ..I’m sorry but we don’t we only get better at hiding it

OMG!

You mean you still....

OMG shocked
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by superCleanworks(m): 11:55am On Mar 26, 2023
rajunor:
You won't understand. The kind of questions some people ask you in public like 'madam, your pikin dey suck im finger?' in a demeaning manner.

I refuse to understand or see you attempted validation of reason to find the "finger sucking" of a 2 year old kid embarassing. I refuse to come down to such a shallow level of understanding.

You are not even trying to make it stop for his own sake, it is to make you look good hence the application of aggression in trying to make him stop. Do it gently having it in mind that success is a process especially with a child.

Many women with more grace, style, class and levels than you are battling with autistic children they have to carry on their back even when the child is 20 years old and here you are, trying to make me understand what?
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by kingtinnie(m): 11:56am On Mar 26, 2023
RoyalBlu:


OMG!

You mean you still....

OMG shocked

Oh yes i do …it can’t be stopped it’s wired into you..some sort of soothing mechanism like how a cat purr’s
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by superCleanworks(m): 12:02pm On Mar 26, 2023
kingtinnie:


Oh yes i do …it can’t be stopped it’s wired into you..some sort of soothing mechanism like how a cat purr’s

you suck fingers does not make it a common practice. maybe one out of 10,000 people. And there is no way it can be equal to the regular sucking of a child.

Almost everyone in my house sucked finger while growning. My lil sis did it for the longest, till almost 3. GUESS WHAT, WE ALL DUMPED IT AS BABIES.
so please do not try to bring your rare case into this matter like it is something common.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by Exmilitant(m): 12:14pm On Mar 26, 2023
superCleanworks:


you suck fingers does not make it a common practice. maybe one out of 10,000 people. And there is no way it can be equal to the regular sucking of a child.

Almost everyone in my house sucked finger while growning. My lil sis did it for the longest till almost 3. WE ALL DUMPED IT.
so please do not try to bring your rare case into this matter like it is something common.
You seem good at criticism.

if you got no answer to her question, visit politics section.
op is trying to gather ideas on how to stop her two year old from finger-sucking.

imagine having someone like you as a spouse!

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Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by superCleanworks(m): 12:23pm On Mar 26, 2023
Exmilitant:
You seem good at criticism.

if you got no answer to her question, visit politics section.
op is trying to gather ideas on how to stop her two year old from finger-sucking.

imagine having someone like you as a spouse!

you seem to have poor sense of assimilation and absent ability to understand anything that goes beyond one sentence. Kindly visit whatever section that solves your problem while you keep trying to imagine what it would be like having yourself as a dog, not even to talk about spouse. But who cares? Stay in your lane IF YOU CAN.

I have offered my solution but you will not see it even if I write it on your cornea. it is not for you to see with your mental selectivity with respect to what pleases you. Since you are so good at directing people to different section Mr Traffic Warder of Nairaland, direct yourself away from me to somewhere you can play with sand.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by Exmilitant(m): 12:52pm On Mar 26, 2023
superCleanworks:


you seem to have poor sense of assimilation and absent ability to understand anything that goes beyond one sentence. Kindly visit whatever section that solves your problem while you keep trying to imagine what it would be like having yourself as a dog, not even to talk about spouse. But who cares? Stay in your lane IF YOU CAN.

I have offered my solution but you will not see it even if I write it on your cornea. it is not for you to see with your mental selectivity with respect to what pleases you. Since you are so good at directing people to different section Mr Traffic Warder of Nairaland, direct yourself away from me to somewhere you can play with sand.
You sound like you are suffering from what i may not be able to tell.

would you mind seeing a psychiatric? Bill's on me.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by superCleanworks(m): 12:59pm On Mar 26, 2023
Exmilitant:
You sound like you are suffering from what i may not be able to tell.
so you now run diagnosis from your tiny phone. Congrats.
is this the best you can come up with to cover up for your mental deficiencies? try again.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by kingtinnie(m): 1:04pm On Mar 26, 2023
superCleanworks:


you suck fingers does not make it a common practice. maybe one out of 10,000 people. And there is no way it can be equal to the regular sucking of a child.

Almost everyone in my house sucked finger while growning. My lil sis did it for the longest, till almost 3. GUESS WHAT, WE ALL DUMPED IT AS BABIES.
so please do not try to bring your rare case into this matter like it is something common.


Lol alright
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by RoyalBlu(f): 1:09pm On Mar 26, 2023
kingtinnie:


Oh yes i do …it can’t be stopped it’s wired into you..some sort of soothing mechanism like how a cat purr’s

No way man, no way shocked

I've never seen a teen who does, much more an adult.
Wow!!!
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by Exmilitant(m): 1:22pm On Mar 26, 2023
superCleanworks:

so you now run diagnosis from your tiny phone. Congrats.
is this the best you can come up with to cover up for your mental deficiencies? try again.
I won't be mad with you dear, you are suffering and your sick, sick has affected your head.

it's a fine sunday afternoon now, run off to play and stop mentioning me!
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by ahnie: 1:22pm On Mar 26, 2023
Supervleanworks and Mr ex militants I must commend your sparkling and impeccable English,you guys really made me laughed grin grin grin

Please gentlemen let's call a truce, your imputs are topnotched and both of you re on points,bit pls let's not ruined this lovely thread.


Happy Sunday.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by superCleanworks(m): 2:09pm On Mar 26, 2023
Exmilitant:
I won't be mad with you dear, you are suffering and your sick, sick has affected your head.

it's a fine sunday afternoon now, run off to play and stop mentioning me

So you now run diagnosis from your phone? You must be famous in yaba left.

stop mentioning you? hahaha see this irrelevant bufoon! are you uncomfortable with what you started? i told you to STAY IN YOUR LANE if you can but here you are again. What a shallow being.
Feel free to quote me again but please try saying something intelligent this time. I know it is hard, just try.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by frozen70(f): 2:14pm On Mar 26, 2023
rajunor:
Good morning parents in the house, like the topic said, i need help on how to stop my 2 years old boy from sucking his thumb. I have done all i can to no avail. I have used bitter leaf, plaster and even resorted to beating the child, nothing seem to be working.
Please, if you have been through this phase in parenting before, how did you stop your child thumb sucking?

Ps; pardon my typos.

Dont worry much
Once he starts schooling that's the first report you will make to his class teacher so that he doesn't influence others
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by superCleanworks(m): 2:18pm On Mar 26, 2023
ahnie:
Supervleanworks and Mr ex militants I must commend your sparkling and impeccable English,you guys really made me laughed grin grin grin

Please gentlemen let's call a truce, your imputs are topnotched and both of you re on points,bit pls let's not ruined this lovely thread.

Happy Sunday.


Ahnie how you dey? you fall my hand sha.
that basic busy body wey no fit read one full sentence with understanding na she you dey put for the same quote with me? She fit write at all if oyibo no put AUTOCORRECT for phone?
See as the small girl dey lament like say na her pikin.
I don't know why she feel the need to be bitter just because my advise was not pleasing to her when the person concerned has picked the lesson (or not) and moved on. But the bitter whimp dey here dey sniff my ballz up and down.

The use of the adjective SHE is very deliberate.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by Ulunne777(f): 5:01pm On Mar 26, 2023
rajunor:
Nothing seems to be working.

Just buy plaster used for wounds and wrap round the finger .not too tight.Then drop bitterleaf juice on it occasionally.
3 days tops he'll get tired.
That's what I used for my son's own.
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by ahnie: 5:21pm On Mar 26, 2023
Ulunne777:


Just buy plaster used for wounds and wrap round the finger .not too tight.Then drop bitterleaf juice on it occasionally.
3 days tops he'll get tired.
That's what I used for my son's own.
Hey sweetie, good evening dear.hiw re the kids?warmest regards.

Pls any news on kelizosuy?
Were you guys able to retrieve your monies?
Re: Pls Help: How To Stop A Child Thumb Sucking. by Ulunne777(f): 6:47pm On Mar 26, 2023
ahnie:

Hey sweetie, good evening dear.hiw re the kids?warmest regards.

Pls any news on kelizosuy?
Were you guys able to retrieve your monies?

grin grin grin
Munwa?Allow person scam me like that?Mbanu! I was a spectator biko

But I doubt they later got it seeing as she never reappeared after that
.Gurl just used sob stories pack money from offline and online. grin grin

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