20When To Stop

As a parent, you'll do anything you can to keep your baby from crying or being fussy. Pacifiers can be a big part of that. Thanks to the experts over at Near Say, they claim pacifiers are completely safe as long as you end the dependence around six months.

"Generally, medical

experts recommend stopping pacifier usage around the time your child is six months old. Continuing to use one after this point has been linked to an increased risk of ear infections." We'll describe the correlation between pacifiers and ear infections below, but if your baby isn't seeking its pacifier — don't give it to them.

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