Every parent I know has relied on the magic soothing abilities of a pacifier at one time or another, and for good reason. There’s no arguing their effectiveness. Nothing quiets a crying baby faster with as little effort as popping a soother in their mouth.
Now, I’m not anti-pacifier, but I do think they should be used in certain circumstances, and that they can have a negative effect on sleep if used at bedtime.
In today’s show, I’ll tell you my thoughts on when is the right time to use them, when you should avoid it, and when is the right time to do away with them for good.