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To pacify or not to pacify a baby

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09/24/14

Honestly, it's up to the parent. Pacifiers have benefits such as soothing the infant. However, they must be broke of it later on. We were fortunate enough that Jonah broke himself of one.

09/11/14

To not. Lianna has never took a liking to the paci which I'm glad for. I tried but she never to an interest so I thought why bother.

08/19/14

My son loved his pacy from the day he left the hospital but was very picky with the type of nipple so when it was time to buy him a new one I had to buy it online because they did not sell it in stores. At 6months of age I bought two new pack sets of 2 which is 4 new pacys and I cleaned and sanitized them and got ready to give him his new pacy and he spits it out. Ever thought I just wasted 9 dollars I was so relieved that he on his own quit the pacy. I tried one more time to put the pacy in his mouth and again he threw it away. MOMS best wish!!! Never again did he put a pacy in his mouth. Age 1 he stop using bottle and wanted a big boys cup... Boys they are so independent but can be such mama boys.

08/18/14

I am 27 years old and as a child my mom did NOT give me a pacifier. If i wanted to suck my thumb she would put lemon juice on it. I now LOVE lemons! I have three children of my own and I did not give them a pacifier. The hospital gave them one and I threw it away. My children do not suck their thumbs and do not have bad teeth. Now my little sister from my dads second marriage had a pacifier until the age of 8!! Can you believe that. She had bottle capped teeth and has had several issues. I really feel that the pacifier is just a way to shut up a child. There are other ways to sooth a baby.

08/06/14

I am a big believer in binkys . All of my boys have had them . They help prevent SIDS and that right there would be enough reason for me to use them with my babies . Babies have a natural urge and need to suck , it soothes them when they are fussy and tired . I also would rather ween them off of a binky then have them suck a thumb or finger that you cannot take away .

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