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Negative Effects of Thumbsucking

Thumbsucking is a common habit among young children, and it can have a variety of effects on their lives. For some children, thumbsucking is simply a phase that they eventually outgrow. However, for others, it can become a lifelong habit.

There are a number of different thumbsucking effects that parents should be aware of. For example, thumbsucking can lead to changes in the alignment of the teeth. In addition, it can also cause the child to develop a lisp or difficulty speaking clearly. Thumbsucking can also have an affect on social interactions, as it can be seen as childish or immature behavior by others. As a result, it is important for parents to be aware of the potential thumbsucking effects so that they can help their child to stop if necessary.

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