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Is pacifier good for an infant?

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Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

The general answer is yes.
It is a great way to calm a baby and avoid overfeeding. It has also been thought to decrease chances of sudden infant death syndrome. Do consider: do not start until 3-4 weeks if you are breast feeding (nipple confusion) and definitely take away by age 1 yr. Although you could use it up to age 18-24 mo, it is harder to wean at that age and may affect teeth and speech dev.

In brief: Yes

The general answer is yes.
It is a great way to calm a baby and avoid overfeeding. It has also been thought to decrease chances of sudden infant death syndrome. Do consider: do not start until 3-4 weeks if you are breast feeding (nipple confusion) and definitely take away by age 1 yr. Although you could use it up to age 18-24 mo, it is harder to wean at that age and may affect teeth and speech dev.
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Dr. Nour Baltagi
Pediatrics

In brief: Pacifier

Apparently, it may help against sids.

In brief: Pacifier

Apparently, it may help against sids.
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