Constantly putting fingers in mouth: Why baby put their fingers in their mouth

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Why newly born baby put finger in mouth

Constantly putting fingers in Mouth: Reasons for newly born baby put finger in mouth

Children need extra care because a slight mistake can affect their health. Many children have a habit of putting their fingers in mouth and at the same time, it may prove harmful to their health. Although the child habit of putting a finger in the mouth is a normal thing, still you should not take it lightly. Bacteria and germs in the hands of children creep in the stomach through and cause many problems related to stomach. There are many reasons due to which newly born babies put the finger in mouth and you need to be aware of those reasons so that your child’s health cannot be affected. (Also read: Benefits of rice water: How rice water is beneficial for toddlers)

Constantly putting fingers in mouth: Reason why newly born baby put their fingers in mouth constantly.

  • Teething
  • Hunger
  • To get good sleep
  • Feeling bore
  • Due to uncomfortable
  1. Teething

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    Teething is the main reason due to which child put the finger in mouth. When teeth start appearing, the itching start in child’s gum due to which they put the finger in their mouth. Putting the finger in the mouth leads to pressure on the gums so that the child gets relief. (Also read: Which Healthy Foods You Should Provide To Your Baby While Teething)

  2. Hunger
    Because of hunger, children often put the finger in their mouth. If your child does so consistently then it is a sign that they are hungry. Keep in mind that you should clean the hands of child else bacteria and germs can affect their health.
  3. To get good sleep
    When newly born baby feels more sleepy then they put the finger in their mouth. Putting the finger in mouth give a child more comfort and sleep.
  4. Feeling bore
    When the child feels bored or does not have anything to play then he takes to put the finger in the mouth and keeps himself busy. But this is harmful to their health, so keep in mind that.
  5. Due to uncomfortable
    Many times when the children do not see their mother around or they want to pass the gas, they also put fingers in their mouth because every child does not cry.

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Children are used to putting the finger in their mouth because they can not verbally explain their problems and you have to observe from their gesture.  You can also read this article in Hindi.

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