How can I get my daughter to stop sucking on her blanket?

My daughter is two years old, and for 5 months, she has this blanket she loves and sucks it for a nap, watching tv, to sleep and wanted to know if any moms had any kiddos that did that and when did they stop sucking it? Or how did you do it to make them stop? I’m worried it will affect her teeth later.

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Tabasco sauce not a lot just a touch where she sucks on it , and that will make her stop , unless she likes the taste of Tabasco sauce

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I had a favorite blanket also. When I was in head start they took it away from me. Cut it up into pieces and shoved it in a hole. My Mom came to pick me up and I was crying. Mind you. I was only 3. She found it. And threw a fit. That was my blanket. And the day would come when I would leave it at home. She sewed it back together for me. I carried it for a little while longer then learned to just leave it at home.

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Its not going to cause issues with her teeth. The dental association of america says its only a problem after adult teeth start coming in.

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My son bites the ear of his stuffed bunny sometimes. I just tell him to stop and redirect him. My son is also 2yo

It specifies thumbs but its universal

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My daughter is fixing to turn 2, and she does the same with her lovey. Nothing to be worries about. And dont do Tabasco sauce. It could cause a hole to burn in their esophagus from the heat and spices.

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My daughter used to pull fuzz from blankets and stick it up her nose all the time. She stopped after a while. Kids do crazy things when they are tiny but they grow out of it. Patience momma :upside_down_face:

When my son was little he had a big puppy with a bow. He sucked on the bow till it eventually fell off. Once it fell off he kinda forgot about it.

I just simply took the blanket away an didn’t give it back until they learned that it was not made to suck on

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She’s 2…give her time.

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She’ll stop on her own. It’s just a security thing she’s going through. A lot of kids play with your ears, suck thumbs, suck their tongue, and fingers. She gone stop out the blue

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I was a Nanny for a little girl who had her favorite blanket till she was at least 13 so not a big deal. She’s a fine healthy young lady now that is a coping skill for something I say just let it go and they will be fine with the blanket but thumb sucking I would talk to Dentist and see what they tell you no Tabasco sauce that’s a little overboard for a toddler

My almost 8 yr old does same thing and wipes face with blanket covers her head with it when sleeps sense baby

All of my children went through the same thing and eventually stopped between 3 and 5. Their reasoning was because they said it smelled like their mama. :heart: It’s a comfort thing and gives them a sense of security when we may not be there to hold them while tending to other things. (Household chores)

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My parents had to put nail polish removal before my brother stopped. He ended up loving hot sauce.

My son is 10 and still occasionally sucks his shirt or a blanket if hes by himself

My son did this till he was 4 or 5. I called his nasty wet corner his chewy.

Kinda sounds like autism…

Let her be
It’s a comfort thing for her. She’s not being mean, she’s not biting anyone nor is she hitting anyone.
She will give it up some day, but in the meantime, let her be

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