Quoting MommaSav2:" My DD will be 2 on Friday and is the same way. I never had these issues with my son."DD is ridiculous about it. A little while ago I took a button out of her mouth. She chewed it off her shirt! I swear she's set on giving me a heart attack.
Quoting the grace life:" My kids both ate with utensils very early in life (from what it seems) They were eating fairly well with ... [snip!] ... however, is 2 and he still explores with his mouth a lot. I just chalk it up to being normal, try to correct it and move on. "I'm pretty orally fixated myself, I wonder if DD is too. But still, I'm really worried she's going to put something in her mouth and I'm not going to realize it quick enough and she'll end up choking on it. Anything you do with your DS that seems to work? I've tried explaining to her on her level that we only put certain things like food, medicine, toothbrushes, etc in our mouths. She doesn't seem to get it.
Quoting Derpy the Duck:" I'm pretty orally fixated myself, I wonder if DD is too. But still, I'm really worried she's going to ... [snip!] ... on her level that we only put certain things like food, medicine, toothbrushes, etc in our mouths. She doesn't seem to get it. "
Quoting Muggleish:" You know I'm 26 and still put things in my mouth that don't belong there. (Cords to my headphones, buttons, ... [snip!] ... to my headphones, buttons, etc.) I like the texture and pressure. For me its a coping mechanism along with biting my nails.... "I do too. But I know not to swallow things, DD doesn't. For example, she chows down on crayons. Playdoh was a huge disaster too. Lol.