The Top Reasons Moms Use Pacifiers

Suzanne Murray

There's been a lot of talk on CafeMom about pacifiers lately. Angelizedsinz never used one, but was curious about why some moms do, and her question led to an intense discussion in the CafeMom Newcomers Club. And mamiyounqin posted a question about pacifiers that elicited a lot of responses in the Pregnancy group. I read through and discovered that everyone who gave their baby a pacifier used it for one or both of these reasons:

1. Sucking soothes babies

2. Pacifiers may help reduce the risk of SIDS

Does your baby use a pacifier?

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