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How do I get my 2 month old to stop using my nipple as a dummy and get her to actually use her dummy? Please and thank you. Do you have any tips on how to get a baby to use a dummy?

Posted by anon, 14/08/13

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  • I think they either take to them or don’t. My eldest was addicted to his and my second son wouldn’t have a bar of them.


  • Hate to tell you, but not all babies accept a dummy. Mine were never interested. But if you keep trying, buy a couple of different dummies, and keep trying them all. They might eventually take one


  • None of my kids ever took to a dummy. So good luck with it


  • Try all different types. My first only liked a certain type,


  • I was always told a breast feeding baby should not have a dummy, that being said my daughter was bottle fed and refused to take a dummy. Maybe try another comforter instead of dummy.


  • Either they like it or they dont but just try it over and over by putting it in her mouth


  • You can’t force too use dummy, I had two who were addicted to dudummy and 2 who refused to take it. If they want it they will take it.


  • You can try teething biscuits for your baby.


  • some baby’s just dont like it


  • not all children will take to the dummy. At 1st I didn’t want my LO to have a dummy, but it was the only way to settle him. Now he is 2 and 1/2 and I cant get rid of the thing. I wish you all the best and hope you have found an outcome.


  • How did you end up going with the dummy?


  • have you had any luck?


  • Have you managed to have any success?


  • maybe try doing a quick swap… but it is a common problem


  • Trial different types and they will let you know what they like


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