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Why does my baby chew on his hands?
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Dr. Nanette Nuessle
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Exploration
Babies explore their world with their mouths.
Also, their hands are the first things they can get to their mouths. The two fit hand in glove to create an important developmental milestone. It can also be a sign of teething, and something infants do to soothe themselves.

In brief: Exploration
Babies explore their world with their mouths.
Also, their hands are the first things they can get to their mouths. The two fit hand in glove to create an important developmental milestone. It can also be a sign of teething, and something infants do to soothe themselves.
Dr. Nanette Nuessle
Dr. Nanette Nuessle
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
In brief: Teething
Babies like to chew to ease the gum soreness.
Their hands are easily available to chew on.

In brief: Teething
Babies like to chew to ease the gum soreness.
Their hands are easily available to chew on.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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