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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-10-2011, 06:55 AM Thread Starter
 
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Sucking on Fingers

So Alex is sort of sucking on my fingers, kind of doing the same motions and stuff as when he was handfed. I've seen Kiki do it a little bit but Alex does this obsessively. Should I be concerned?




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Ummmm, I have no clue! Does he like hold on to your finger and shake/bob his head? Scully did that all the time. I didn't no what it ment....


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What hipeople described sounds like he was wanting to be hand fed. He is fully weaned now isn't he Abby?

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Yes he is fully weaned.




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Hmm, maybe try and pass him a foot toy just as he starts doing it?

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I'll try that.




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