How Pacifiers Might Be Ruining Your Baby’s Sleep

The pacifier might be ruining your baby’s sleep. Sound odd? The pacifier is supposed to help soothe your baby and help her sleep better, right? How can it possibly be… View Post

When Sleep Props Are Okay (And When to Avoid Them)

One of the cardinal rules for teaching your child to be a good sleeper is to avoid sleep props. Sleep props can create dependence that makes it hard for the… View Post

Poll Results: Pacifiers

Our last poll was on pacifiers. For the full answers, see this post. Here are the results. Did/does your child use a pacifier? Yes: 14 No: 4 What age did… View Post

Poll Discussion: Pacifiers

Today’s poll is on something that people always have questions about: pacifiers. Here are the questions–if you don’t have an answer for a question, just reply N/A: Did/does your child… View Post

Pacifiers Index

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The Happiest Baby on the Block: Sucking

The 5th S talked about by Karp is Sucking. He calls it the icing on the cake. Karp lists reasons sucking makes baby happy (page 174): It satisfies hunger: I… View Post

Baby Whisperer: Pacifiers

A basic summary of Tracy Hogg’s view of pacifiers is to not let your child get hooked on using it for sleep, but you can use it during wake time… View Post