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Is it safe for my 2 mth old baby to sleep with a pacifier?
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Dr. Paul Christakis
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Absolutely. Babies need this kind of so called non-nutritive sucking as a way to self console.
They need to be able to breathe through their little noses so if they have nasal obstruction, as from a cold, it could make it hard with a pacifier in place. In this case, talk to your doc about salt water nose drops.

In brief: Yes
Absolutely. Babies need this kind of so called non-nutritive sucking as a way to self console.
They need to be able to breathe through their little noses so if they have nasal obstruction, as from a cold, it could make it hard with a pacifier in place. In this case, talk to your doc about salt water nose drops.
Dr. Paul Christakis
Dr. Paul Christakis
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Although it may fall out, and the first few months they may cry until you put it back in(cause they can't find it), it is safe.
There is even data suggesting it reduces crib death risk.

In brief: Yes
Although it may fall out, and the first few months they may cry until you put it back in(cause they can't find it), it is safe.
There is even data suggesting it reduces crib death risk.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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