How to wean a baby from the pacifier
Child Development / / April 10, 2016
wean the child from the pacifier
How to wean a baby from the pacifier - a popular theme in the women's forums.Dentists warn that overuse the pacifier generates malocclusion and contributes to the development of caries.So mom, worrying about the health of their babies, wishing to save them from this habit.However, until now no one can say exactly when to wean the child from the pacifier without any harm to his nervous system.
Pediatricians recommend to start the process of weaning when the baby learns to sit.This usually occurs between 6-9 months.Gradually the need to limit the time that the child spends with the pacifier.If crumb cries, it is necessary to calm down with the help of other methods: take the hands to include musical toys, talking gently, put in a wheelchair or elektrokolybelku and shake.
Very often we wean the child from the pacifier, guided prababushkinymi councils: smear it with pepper or mustard.But this method can be dangerous for the baby's health.Therefore, it is better not to apply even to senior kiddies.
Psychologists believe that it is necessary to start the process of weaning only when the child is not in a stressful situation.If the baby teeth erupt, or he is sick - Dummy may be the only consolation.This is especially true for those children who are bottle-fed and can not suck his mother's breast.Also, do not start the process of weaning period in the global life changes: while moving to a new place of residence, parents' divorce, worsening financial situation (which is always accompanied by tensions in the family, and the kids feel it).
order to wean from the pacifier at 1 year, 1.5 years old need to have a certain margin of patience.At this age, a pipsqueak can already understand what was wanted of him adults and, in most cases, you can negotiate with him.But the dummy becomes something of a favorite toy for him.Therefore, pediatricians recommend "lose" the pacifier and look at the baby's reaction.If the child does not notice the loss, then you can simply not be reminded of the existence of pacifiers, switching his attention to the game.But if pipsqueak notice the loss and begin to cry, have to comfort him in other ways: take the hands to read a story, offer to go for a walk or play a game together.
Many mothers are looking for an easy way to wean a child from a pacifier during sleep without tears and tantrums.But, alas, there is no single solution to this problem.We'll have to sit out a few nights with the baby, that he finally forgot about a favorite thing and was able to go to the next level.After the rejection of the nipples always entails a new stage of maturity.
In Europe, pediatricians are advised to wean the baby from a bottle, and then the kid himself refuses nipples.You must pack the bottle in a box, tied with a ribbon and give at baby (with his consent) to my friend baby.But this method does not fit all.
You can also try a smooth transition from bottle to cup via the intermediate cup with a spout.Many children do not wish to drink from a cup, because their parents when they drink drink straight from the bottle.So, wanting to wean your baby, it is necessary first of all to analyze their eating behavior.
Remember, no one is drinking from a bottle or pacifier sucking in later childhood.So do not be discouraged if you do not get, and pay more attention to your baby.Perhaps because he is trying to compensate for the lack of your heat.