How To Choose A Pacifier For Babies Aged 1 Month?
good night. my baby is 1 month old, please help the info on how to choose a pacifier and use it so as not to cause bloating in babies, because my baby always wants to suck even though he is already full of milk.
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Basically, babies often get peace from sucking something in their mouths. However, you need to remember that the use of pacifiers should not replace other ways of calming the baby, such as breastfeeding (sometimes small babies have periods of rapid growth that makes them always want to drink more milk), as well as hugs and caresses from their parents. In using a pacifier, there are also some things you should consider:
Do not give a pacifier before your baby is really good at breastfeeding and your milk production tends to be stable (usually when the baby is 1-2 months old)
Do not give a pacifier close to the time the baby drinks milk, you should give before the baby sleeps
Don't force pacifiers if the baby doesn't want to
Do not give a pacifier if your baby's weight does not rise properly
Don't use a pacifier strap and wrap it around the baby's neck
Stop using pacifiers before the baby turns 1 year old
Care for the pacifier properly, wash and sterilize regularly, do not clean with your saliva, immediately remove the pacifier if the pacifier is torn or perforated
To choose pacifiers, pacifiers are made in various sizes. You can choose a pacifier size that suits your baby's age. The shape of the pacifier itself usually does not greatly affect the acceptance of the baby (if the baby really wants to use the pacifier the baby will suck the pacifier, otherwise the baby will melt it). To prevent bloating, you can give it only at certain times (for example before going to sleep) and not given at other times.
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