Everything you need to know about pacifiers and other baby related topics
On our blog you can find answers to frequently asked questions regarding babies and pacifiers. Additionally, you can find a lot of useful information and 'how tos' about life as parents to toddlers.
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How to clean pacifiers
I often get inquiries from parents who would like to know more about how to clean pacifiers. There are an ample number of more or less qualified suggestions on how and how often to clean pacifiers, so it makes sense if you feel confused.
How often should I replace my baby's pacifiers?
The pacifiers must be replaced after 4 to 8 weeks of use — all depending on how much the pacifier is used during this time. Some children have a very strong suction or use only one pacifier at a time, and in these cases the pacifier may be ready for replacement after less than 4 weeks.
Natural rubber versus silicone
Natural rubber versus silicone pacifiers are made with teats in two different types of material: Silicone and natural rubber/latex. There are pros and cons to both materials. What should you choose for your child — silicone or natural rubber? This is a question we often get from parents.
How to choose the right pacifier for your baby
One of the questions we most often get from parents is: Which pacifier is best for my baby? Basically, one can say that the less pressure there is on the palate, gums and jaws, the more gentle the pacifier is. Conversely, stronger pressure on the palate, gums and jaws will increase the risk of pacifier teeth.
Pacifiers and breastfeeding - what should I be aware of?
The pacifier comforts, gives the baby peace of mind and makes it relax. It strengthens the child's mouth and jaw muscles, while training the coordination of the jaw, palate, tongue and lips. It is beneficial for the child's breathing, eating and speech development.
7 life hacks that give you extra energy in your day
Life as a parent of babies and toddlers is wonderful but also exhausting and hectic: Sleep is a faraway dream. You need to take the little one to baby swimming and baby music. Every day you need to prepare healthy food from scratch.
6 things that shorten a pacifier’s shelf life
During the short life of a pacifier, it is scalded, chewed, tugged, thrown on the ground, and exposed to several other things you may not have imagined. This gives the pacifier a limited shelf life.