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I've heard it's a good idea to cut the tips of pacifiers to make them less attractive. Is that safe?
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Cutting the pacifier tip increases the risk of the child biting off a piece and choking.
This is, of course not safe.

In brief: No
Cutting the pacifier tip increases the risk of the child biting off a piece and choking.
This is, of course not safe.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Yes it is safe.
The idea is to cut every 3-5 days tiny bit of the pacifier, provided you have one or two pacifiers in the house.

In brief: Yes
Yes it is safe.
The idea is to cut every 3-5 days tiny bit of the pacifier, provided you have one or two pacifiers in the house.
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
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