Avoid babies’ fingers as “lollipops”
The baby will like to suck fingers at one stage. This is the normal development of the baby and there is no need to interfere, but if there is still this habit after 2 years old, parents need to make correct intervention .Will affect the baby’s future personality development.
Therefore, parents should spend more time communicating with their babies, playing with their babies or chatting with their babies, telling stories, appropriately diverting their attention and giving them more love.
Holding, touching, and massaging a baby can bring a sense of security, happiness, and satisfaction to the baby, help the baby gradually build self-confidence, and eliminate sensitive psychology.
In addition, when the baby begins to grow teeth, the mother can also prepare molar cookies or gums for the baby, so that there is something in the baby’s small mouth as a substitute for the small hand.
Mothers can also put on gloves for babies who also like to pinch their fingers at night, so that they can avoid biting their little hands.
The baby eats a hand to help the baby quit the finger “lollipop”, the most need is the love and patience of parents.
Because the baby also has rebellious psychology, forcibly preventing the baby’s eating habits may be counterproductive, but strengthen this behavior.
While giving care to the baby, parents should let the baby understand that the small hand has more uses besides eating. Encourage the baby to explore the skills of the small hand, encourage him to touch, explore and know more new things.
Babies and babies under the age of 2 don’t have to worry about eating hands. It is a signal of the baby’s intellectual development. From the mother’s belly, foreign objects have a strong appeal to babies.
However, the baby’s brain development is not yet complete, and the brain’s positioning system is not yet mature.
Therefore, eating with your hand in your mouth is still an impossible task for babies in this period.
When the baby grows up, the finger function begins to differentiate, and the initial hand-eye coordination function also begins to appear.
After 2 to 3 months, the baby will begin to show hand movements. He will often wave his arms and have fun with this big “toy”.
When the baby can really put his hand in his mouth, it means that the baby’s motor muscle group and muscle control ability have been coordinated and coordinated with each other.
This is a sign of the baby’s intellectual development, and parents should be proud of this move.
Eating hands is the need for your baby’s psychological development. When your baby is 2 to 3 months old, she is in the sensitive period of the mouth. Many babies in this period like to sleep with their nipples or biting their little hands.
Putting something in their mouths will feel more secure for them, and once the needs of sucking and licking are not met, it will disturb him and produce bad emotions such as irritability and depression.
The famous psychologists Freud and Eriksson believe that the baby’s eating activities also include the natural reflection of human sexual pleasure.
The sexual pleasure here is just an emotion similar to that of an adult. Eating hands can eliminate the baby’s uneasiness, irritability, and nervousness, and has a calming effect.
Forcing your baby to stop eating hands will cause your baby to have rebellious or psychological shadows.
According to foreign studies, during this period, if the baby’s behavior is compulsorily restrained and the sensitive period of the mouth is not treated properly, when he grows up, he will more easily form an aggressive character.
Boys tend to be violent, while girls are more likely to gossip and satire.
Babies before the age of two have eating behaviors. Moms and dads don’t have to worry about it. There is no need to stop it.
Eating hands is a normal stage of development and psychological needs during the baby’s growth.
Most of them are a kind of consistent behavior, and they don’t develop the habit of eating hands when they grow up.
What the parents need to do is to wash the baby’s hands often and keep the baby’s hands clean to prevent the bacterial invasion causing the baby’s gastrointestinal infection.