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My baby keeps sucking on his bottom lip. Is this bad? What doea it mean?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Self soothing
The lips are supplied with a tremendous density of sensory nerves that send pleasure sensations to the brain.
This aids babies first latch on & feed when they have never ever had hunger.The pleasure persists with the finger/pacifier/nail chewing as they age & contributes to our difficulty in breaking such habits as smoking.

In brief: Self soothing
The lips are supplied with a tremendous density of sensory nerves that send pleasure sensations to the brain.
This aids babies first latch on & feed when they have never ever had hunger.The pleasure persists with the finger/pacifier/nail chewing as they age & contributes to our difficulty in breaking such habits as smoking.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: I don't think so
You don't state his/her age! it may be more important if he/she has teeth.

In brief: I don't think so
You don't state his/her age! it may be more important if he/she has teeth.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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