The Cause Of Babies Aged 5 Months Often Suck Lips?
, my 5-month-old son likes to bite his lower lip since the age of 3 months so that the chatter is not clear u0026amp; rarely. Is my child’s development normal? thanks.
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There are some babies who have shown their habits from a genetic age. For example gritting teeth, sucking lips, sucking fingers and others.
Apart from these factors, sucking lips is also preferred by infants because the lips have many innumerable innumerable abilities that develop rapidly so that they are more sensitive. This condition indicates the baby is in the oral phase, the phase where the baby likes to put everything that is achieved by the ladder into the mouth. The aim is to identify the object. The oral phase lasts until the baby is 12-18 months old. Each baby will vary.
In addition, babies like to suck lips can also be caused by itching of the gums which is a sign the baby will teething.
This habit can continue to be great, but it may not. Depending on the direction of parents when the child is able to understand the commands and prohibitions. Generally, the habit of sucking lips does not affect the child's speech. However, it can cause disruption of tooth growth in children, so the teeth grow forward.
You can read about children's speech development here. If there is a delay, you should immediately check the child to a pediatrician.
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