As a Midwife and Child Health Nurse who works closely with babies from birth to 5 years old, I have some useful insight into the use of Dummies for Babies that I would like to share with you.
6 positive reasons for a baby to use a dummy
5 ways a baby can be disadvantaged for using a dummy
What type of dummy to choose
Not all babies take to sucking a dummy but there are certainly babies in the world that benefit from sucking one. These are
1. Babies who are 3 – 4 weeks old who have learnt to attach and feed well from the breast but think they should feed constantly. In this situation, the breast feeding mother and her nipples could do with some relief and possibly repair from constant sucking...Read More