Select the appropriate pacifier for a kid. Most often they are made from latex, rubber or silicone. The first can be considered more mild, but the latter is more rugged and durable in use. You can also buy a pacifier, a special tapered shape to prevent the curvature of the teeth. You can buy several different pacifiers to see which of them is more like a child.
Selected sterilize the pacifier in boiling water. Then give her child. It is advisable to do this after breastfeeding is established, and the child consistently eats. Time to explore with the dummy you pick and choose depending on the needs of the child. It can be given in the case of colic for the best sleep, and after meals. Premature babies, on the contrary, it is recommended to give a pacifier before meals to help establishing normal eating, especially if it occurs artificially, from a bottle and mix.
Encourage the child wasn't with a pacifier constantly. In this case, according to pediatricians, it increases the risk of ear infections. Check the condition of the nipples. It should be clean and intact.
If the child does not suck a pacifier, do not force it. There are other ways of calming, especially in the age of two to three months. The child is already possible to divert various games and socializing.
The question of benefit and harm of pacifiers is still not solved. Their application there are pros and cons. Opponents insist that the pacifier may prevent full breastfeeding, the risk of developing otitis media and curvature of the teeth, and infections of the gastrointestinal Trat. Supporters of the use of the nipple suggests that they reduce the risk of sudden infant death due to respiratory arrest. Therefore, the final decision is up to the parents.