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At was age should your child stop using a pacifire?


Asked by marquezt18 at 8:36 PM on Nov. 6, 2009 in Kids' Health

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  • By 12 months. Or ask your dentist.

    Answer by kjrn79 at 8:38 PM on Nov. 6, 2009

  • I took all three of my kids' away at 9 months.

    Answer by Jezture at 8:43 PM on Nov. 6, 2009

  • When they don't have a bottle anymore my kids dont need a paci either. They get the bottle thrown away at 12 months

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:53 PM on Nov. 6, 2009

  • mine got rid of her bottle at 10 months and sucked a paci till she turned 3 YES 3 i couldn't get it away from her she cried for hours strait at night then when she was 3 she came to me and said i dont' need my paci anymore b/c 3 year old dont suck pacis (she only sucked it at night when she was over 1)

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:58 PM on Nov. 6, 2009

  • I can only say what I did. My first two daughters only got it until they were 5 months old. My son didn't get it at all.

    Answer by heatheryn at 9:02 PM on Nov. 6, 2009

  • Mine never went past 2 with the binky.

    Answer by NightPhoenix at 9:35 PM on Nov. 6, 2009

  • 6 months for me. Year tops.

    Answer by pagirl71 at 11:38 PM on Nov. 6, 2009

  • I have had 5 kids, only 1 of which ever NEEDED a pacifier. He is 16 months and we have no intention of getting rid f it. Before I had a child who needed one, I thought 12 months was the very latest. Now that I have been there, I understand that one fix is not ok for every child or family. He still needs his binky. When he doesn't need it anymore, we will get rid of it.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:56 AM on Nov. 7, 2009

  • all 3 of my girls gave it up around 4-5 months. after that I was afraid it would be too hard to get them to give it up. At this age they don't remember things for very long so after a day or two they forgot about it and things were fine.

    Answer by Garciamommyof3 at 4:51 AM on Nov. 7, 2009

  • 9 to 10 months old. The earlier the easier it is to rid of it.

    Answer by MSugarKane at 7:33 AM on Nov. 7, 2009