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Should given pacifiers to babies?

Should given pacifiers to babies?

When we see children who are still suckling at the age of 3, we are all weird, and we think that babies shouldn't be given any pacifiers from the beginning. Most new mothers consider pacifiers as unnecessary and bad habits. “But when they start to try out the pacifier, these ideas can change.” Psychologist Sinem Olcay from Istanbul Parenting Class tells the curious about the subject.

- When can the pacifier be given?

When we see children who are still suckling at the age of 3, we are all weird, and we think that babies shouldn't be given any pacifiers from the beginning. Most new mothers consider pacifiers as unnecessary and bad habits. But when they try out the pacifier, these ideas can change. Some babies are well fed during the first 20 minutes while breastfeeding, but the milk does not draw much in the ongoing time, but adherent to the breast can continue to perform mold sucking. In this case, if you give your baby a pacifier, you can see that it will begin to meet the need for suction with the pacifier even if it does not accept the first try. This will be relaxing for you as well.

- Causes sucking reflex in infants?

The suction reflex is strongly embedded in the brain of the human offspring. In addition, it is one of the activities that help babies to calm down and is a way of relieving tension on their own and self-loosening after they have finished their milk.

- Why do some babies need more sucking?

Some babies need sucking more than others. These babies suckle the mother's breast for a longer period of time, then continue to suck their fists, blankets, or the parent's finger joints. Sucking a pacifier can be equally relaxing, calming and even an essential activity for your baby. This behavior has instinctual foundations.

- Does the pacifier prevent language development?

There is concern that the pacifier prevents the baby's language development. If the pacifier is over-used, that is, if a parent's first reaction to the sounds of the baby is to give a pacifier, yes, it will eventually harm the baby's need to chirp and discover the sounds. Most babies' need for pacifiers decreases at 4 or 5 months long before they start using words.

- When should the pacifier be left?

You can use the pacifier very comfortably with your baby, but if you think the time is longer and it is time to stop pacifier. You should think about the pacifier release process in advance and do this with smooth transitions. For this, there are ceremonies such as going to the park together and throwing the pacifier. Your baby may fall short-term to the pacifier release period and may need you more. You might have to spoil him a little bit during this period. Pacifier release is a serious issue. Remember that you've taken something important from the baby's life.