My 18 month old never took the pacifier but she sucks her tongue all the time. I sucked my tongue for a long time and had to wear braces so I am just trying to stop this before it becomes a problem. I know she needs to self soothe so here is my questions. Is this something I should be worried about now? Any tips to get her to stop? She is talking and when I tell her to stop, she does for a few seconds and then she goes right back to it. Her lips are dry because of this. Any help, thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated.
This is my first child and this site has been so helpful every step of the way.View Thread
Thank you very much for the responses. After reading this information, it seems like I am prematurely worrying about this habit. I will keep an eye on it and try positive reinforcements, it is does not go away on its own.View Thread