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Boy 13 years old still. Suck baby bottle is that. Normal?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No, ma'am

Individual psychotherapy with family participation is needed to determine what stresses him & why he is allowed to self-calm with a bottle.
Assessment includes family history for psychiatric disorders, parent-child interactions since birth, child's iq, academic & social abilities, teacher reports & a dental exam. Therapists teach more age-appropriate coping skills before ditching the bottle.

In brief: No, ma'am

Individual psychotherapy with family participation is needed to determine what stresses him & why he is allowed to self-calm with a bottle.
Assessment includes family history for psychiatric disorders, parent-child interactions since birth, child's iq, academic & social abilities, teacher reports & a dental exam. Therapists teach more age-appropriate coping skills before ditching the bottle.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: To some it is

But to society it is not.
It is an old habit, association with safety, comfort , security , laziness on our part and the child's part. Partly our fault cus we get tired of arguing , fighting with our children especially those escalating bad temper tantrums, screaming, crying, yelling, arguing, never ending fights!need to stop now

In brief: To some it is

But to society it is not.
It is an old habit, association with safety, comfort , security , laziness on our part and the child's part. Partly our fault cus we get tired of arguing , fighting with our children especially those escalating bad temper tantrums, screaming, crying, yelling, arguing, never ending fights!need to stop now
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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