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how old do you think a baby should have a pasifire

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Asked by adensmommy14 at 6:34 PM on Sep. 17, 2009 in Kids' Health

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  • My mom said she weaned me off of them when my teeth started coming in a lot more. Around 1.
    My son never liked pacifiers, so I've never been through the stage of weaning.

    Answer by K_Sawyer at 6:36 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • My son gave up his pacy when he was 5 months old. He did it himself so lucky me. I don't really know how long. I have heard they can soften or mess up teeth if used too much for too long.

    Answer by Momnumerouno at 6:38 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • We took our son's away at six months. He had his bottle taken away at a year.

    He doesn't have any trouble with his teeth and has never sucked his thumb.

    Answer by 07upsydaisy at 6:38 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • My daughter started on the pacifier with 7 months and we got rid of the paci at 18 months.

    Answer by crazypink at 6:44 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • IMO i think it looks ridiculous when a 3 yr old is walking around with one in his mouth. my daughter never like them but my son stopped using them as soon as he started getting his first tooth.


    Answer by kd2kds at 6:47 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • No longer than 1 year for a Pacifier .


    Answer by Anonymous at 6:52 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • My son didn't use one much at first, and started taking them a little more as he got older. When he turned 1 we started using them exclusively for bedtime, but he started finding ones he threw/dropped and getting more attached. So at 14 months we got rid of them completely, and in the past 2 weeks he has done really well without them. I think 18 months to 2 years max, but I think even that gives them too much time.

    Answer by kikikiki at 7:11 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • DS had his till 6 mos. Forgot to pack some on a trip, only had the one he dropped in the driveway at his grandparents the first night, didn't feel like washing it then, never got around to it. By the end of the trip he had forgotten about them.

    Answer by auroura at 7:16 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • It should be gone by the time they walk

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:10 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • I'd say by 1 during the day and maybe longer for nighttime. Im not a fan of pacis but I let my now 2 yr old daughter have a bottle longer than she should have too so maybe im just more relaxed about those things.

    Answer by ashleyuc07 at 9:12 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

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