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taking binky away tonight!

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Any one have advice? Some thing that maybe soothed their little one? Ds will be 2 in august and i cant believe i let him go this long w a binky :( his teeth are starting to go crooked! I feel like the worst mother in the world...one of my friends told me that her 2 yr old dd's dentist said binkys cant form crooked teeth but im thinking other wise. So its going TONIGHT! Any helpful tips? Its going to break my heart but its gotta be done.
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 6:48 PM
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LongBeachLiz
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 7:36 PM
You know if they are ready it will be a sinch if not I would think it through.

Just try to wean it down to only a little bit and then finally just take it away.

My son was ADDICTED. But no matter what I did I could never find a binky when I needed it. Then one night I swear the binky fairy snatched them all. That was it. Did he want a binky? Yes. Did the world end? No. Took his bottle away a week later too lol. He is nearly two and he wont. Talk. He understands, follows directions, all that good stuff. Lots of made up words and a few real ones. I thought taking the binky out would help. It
skylersmom44
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 7:38 PM
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Best advice is to take them, cut them up, so you don't resort back to them. You may have a few hard nights ahead of you but then it will be better. If you give in and give it back tonight or tomorrow ect. He will know that if he cries, he will get it back. Just stay consistant. 

Candace8609
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 7:40 PM
He loses his bink all the time! He also has a very limited vocabulary. I assume its from having his binky. W my oldest, he really started talking after we took his bink.

Quoting LongBeachLiz:

You know if they are ready it will be a sinch if not I would think it through.



Just try to wean it down to only a little bit and then finally just take it away.



My son was ADDICTED. But no matter what I did I could never find a binky when I needed it. Then one night I swear the binky fairy snatched them all. That was it. Did he want a binky? Yes. Did the world end? No. Took his bottle away a week later too lol. He is nearly two and he wont. Talk. He understands, follows directions, all that good stuff. Lots of made up words and a few real ones. I thought taking the binky out would help. It
MommyMartinie
by Member on Jun. 22, 2013 at 7:43 PM

Don't feel too bad, a lot of mom's do it and they don't know or think about it. My husband was the one who was dead set against it and I'm glad we haven't used one.

Quoting Candace8609:

I really wish we wouldnt have given him a bink at all :(

Quoting MommyMartinie:

I CAN and will cause crooked teeth. I don't have any experience with binkies and have never given my daughter one, but I wish you luck!



LongBeachLiz
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 7:50 PM
My dd hated the binky and didn't talk until between 18 months and 2. Ds understands just doesn't want to talk. He says mine and no lol. I know in the end he'll talk.

I feel that for the period of time he had it he needed it whether it was just for soothing. Binkys are not a new concept in any way shape or form but now that he's older he doesn't need it and has let it go ( A LOT easier then I thought and he was obsessed lol)


Quoting Candace8609:

He loses his bink all the time! He also has a very limited vocabulary. I assume its from having his binky. W my oldest, he really started talking after we took his bink.



Quoting LongBeachLiz:

You know if they are ready it will be a sinch if not I would think it through.





Just try to wean it down to only a little bit and then finally just take it away.





My son was ADDICTED. But no matter what I did I could never find a binky when I needed it. Then one night I swear the binky fairy snatched them all. That was it. Did he want a binky? Yes. Did the world end? No. Took his bottle away a week later too lol. He is nearly two and he wont. Talk. He understands, follows directions, all that good stuff. Lots of made up words and a few real ones. I thought taking the binky out would help. It

KatieFlower
by Member on Jun. 22, 2013 at 8:41 PM
Cold turkey, baby! Only way to go
Candace8609
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 8:54 PM
Dh was against it too. But i thought it would be easier on all of us,sd went into kindergarten a week before i had ds. It actually was bc sd had home work plus we had 2 other children at home when sd was in kindergarten...

Quoting MommyMartinie:

Don't feel too bad, a lot of mom's do it and they don't know or think about it. My husband was the one who was dead set against it and I'm glad we haven't used one.


Quoting Candace8609:

I really wish we wouldnt have given him a bink at all :(



Quoting MommyMartinie:

I CAN and will cause crooked teeth. I don't have any experience with binkies and have never given my daughter one, but I wish you luck!




MommyMartinie
by Member on Jun. 22, 2013 at 8:57 PM

Wow, that's a lot to handle at once. I can see why you did it. Just try to be strong and know that no matter how much he cries it's best for him.

Quoting Candace8609:

Dh was against it too. But i thought it would be easier on all of us,sd went into kindergarten a week before i had ds. It actually was bc sd had home work plus we had 2 other children at home when sd was in kindergarten...

Quoting MommyMartinie:

Don't feel too bad, a lot of mom's do it and they don't know or think about it. My husband was the one who was dead set against it and I'm glad we haven't used one.


Quoting Candace8609:

I really wish we wouldnt have given him a bink at all :(



Quoting MommyMartinie:

I CAN and will cause crooked teeth. I don't have any experience with binkies and have never given my daughter one, but I wish you luck!






Candace8609
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 8:57 PM
Its already getting difficult :( bed time is at 8 and he has been super crabby for the past hour. Wants to be held, then put down but throws a fit...i have 2 quizes i have to get done tonight on my on line class and a 2-3 page assignment due tomorrow and i work for the next 4 days :/ ugh...

Quoting LongBeachLiz:

My dd hated the binky and didn't talk until between 18 months and 2. Ds understands just doesn't want to talk. He says mine and no lol. I know in the end he'll talk.



I feel that for the period of time he had it he needed it whether it was just for soothing. Binkys are not a new concept in any way shape or form but now that he's older he doesn't need it and has let it go ( A LOT easier then I thought and he was obsessed lol)




Quoting Candace8609:

He loses his bink all the time! He also has a very limited vocabulary. I assume its from having his binky. W my oldest, he really started talking after we took his bink.





Quoting LongBeachLiz:

You know if they are ready it will be a sinch if not I would think it through.







Just try to wean it down to only a little bit and then finally just take it away.







My son was ADDICTED. But no matter what I did I could never find a binky when I needed it. Then one night I swear the binky fairy snatched them all. That was it. Did he want a binky? Yes. Did the world end? No. Took his bottle away a week later too lol. He is nearly two and he wont. Talk. He understands, follows directions, all that good stuff. Lots of made up words and a few real ones. I thought taking the binky out would help. It

lilmama8408
by Gold Member on Jun. 22, 2013 at 8:58 PM
My DS had a paci until he was 2 (nap/bed only after 2) and his teeth are straight. He had an ortho approved mam paci. My dd is 1 and uses the same brand. Their dentist is a pediatric specialist and said pacis don't cause crooked teeth, baby teeth break in how they are able to and the other is genetics.
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