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Does your baby use a pacifier?

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Asked by Cafe Jenn at 2:35 PM on Feb. 9, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • my son used one for about 2 weeks, he never took to it

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 2:38 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • my 8 month old has always sometimes used one but never needed or depended on one....just uses it for comfort sometimes.

    Answer by stepmom929 at 2:38 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • Mine did. It was a big help. Most kids have a non-nutritive sucking need until around 18 months old give or take. Most BF babies don't need one, just use the boob. Bottle babies need them, they can't suck a bottle for that need.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 2:38 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • No, but I wish she would..I think it would be so much easier to break her from the bottle when its time,lol.
    My son did use one...he was addicted to the thing,lol.

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 2:40 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • my son used it only til 5 or 6 weeks old then wanted NOTHING to do with it..

    I was jealous of other moms having a magic peace and quiet plug so when his sister was born I went a little mental and bought one of every single type of pacifier I could find. Fancy custom ones online, dollar store crap, soothies, gerber nuks, mam ones and plenty more. She thought they were awful and would gag and/or cry. Soon though she found her thumb and it worked pretty well, I guess.

    Answer by hibbingmom at 2:41 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • my daughter is 3 1/2 months and bottle fed and never had an interest in one she took one for the 1st 2 weeks. Some babies just don't like them. She would rather talk she's blabbing every minute she's not either eating or sleeping. I suppose this could mean I talk to much and she's imitating me. lol

    Answer by mizsaxton at 2:45 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • DD did, but DS never liked them.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 2:55 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • my son uses a pacifier only when nothing else will calm him. he is almost two months old. we are hoping to not let him use it anymore when he is a few months older. don't know how it will work though.

    Answer by jean_marie1987 at 3:18 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • only if we are on a looooong state to state car ride. or when i'm at work my husband will offer, but she usually spits it out after a minute. she prefers real nipple.

    Answer by amileegirl at 3:20 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • dd took it for about 7 weeks then refused it. which was fine by me.

    Answer by erika_wright at 3:27 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

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