If you have a baby, you probably understand how important it is to have a soother with you at all times. In fact, you need pacifiers and accessories whenever you’re heading out or even during the night-time to get a good night’s sleep.
When you have a baby, you understand some struggles which you had never thought about before. They can be simple things as getting them to eat a meal, bathing or putting them to sleep. Even the most routine things can cause you a lot of time and trouble, yet for the love of your child, you continue to do them. However, we have so many things that make these struggles slightly relaxed, and you wonder what you would do without them. For example, bottle pens help in weaning off your baby, as their grip is perfect for rocking them to sleep and their first spoon teaches them to eat on their own. These products do a much better job than we can manage, and they fill in the gap for a parent correctly.
A soother is a perfect way to distract a baby from breastfeeding when they are old enough. Apart from this too, there are many other purposes that parents use a soother. It helps them to sleep calmly, is great for when they are done with a feed and more. Today, you can easily find pacifiers and accessories in any pharmacy or supermarket you walk into. Some brands design pacifiers very cautiously, taking care that everything from the rim to rubber is safe and non-toxic. Pacifiers also have accessories that make them easier to use. One such example is a pacifier cord that keeps your little one's pacifier securely in place.
A well-known baby accessory, parents start using one after three to four weeks post a child is born. However, checking the age group the soother is designed for is essential, so you don’t use the wrong one. You will immediately notice how the baby gets calmer and soother after having a soother. It also helps them sleep peacefully. However, if they get too accustomed to it, then making them lose the habit will be difficult, so it's always good to use it only when necessary. Also, if you use it when the baby is sleeping, remove it out after he/she is asleep and won’t notice its absence. This is best done when they are slightly older, and their sleeping habits are more stable.
Also called a soother clip, this one is attracted outside the actual soother. Most of them fit entangled on the outer circle. This is great if you use a holder and find it difficult to put the soother inside without touching the nipple. They have small toys or rattles to distract the baby. It's also easy for you to hold it white sanitising. The holder can be in cloth, beads or rattles and you can choose accordingly. It is usually palm-sized for easy holding. If you tend washing it often, then going for a non-cloth holder is the right choice. You can find plenty of variations if you shop online. Make sure its safe for the baby’s hands and something that won’t break easily.
The pacifier cover is a simple plastic case that is used for holding the pacifier. It is like a small, compact box, in the shape of the soother outline, but bigger. Its perfect for both storing and carrying the soother. For the best use, make sure you wash, rinse and sterilise the soothers in the morning and put them in their covers. They are not ready to use for the day. You can also place a pacifier that has been dropped, however wrap it first so the cover does not get contaminated. Once home, you can do the process again, then put it into the cover for easy carrying. It's better to buy the cover while picking the soother, as you’re more likely to find the correct one that’s meant for it.
The pacifier blanket is a new accessory and this one fits right on the outer rim. You can use it to wipe your munchkin’s face if he/she drools or just as a holder. The small cloth is soft and fuzzy and it's perfect for babies to snuggle with, simultaneously while using the soother. They also come in lovely fuzzy animals or cartoons, to distract the little one. These are generally made in cotton and easy to clean. You can machine wash it with other baby clothes, dry completely and then use again. If you use the soother blanket, then you don’t need a soother strap or holder. Sometimes, it won’t be easy to find one, so you can go to the nearest baby store or check online for some options.
New parents are the best people to ask how essential pacifiers and baby pacifier clips are. Sometimes, parents rely entirely on them to soothe the baby or simply to get through the night. However, thanks to the beautiful companies today who have soothers that are so popular with kids of all age groups. This is slightly on the concerning side too, when babies refuse to get rid of the pacifier even after surpassing a particular age. Nevertheless, it’s a great way to keep them happy.
The good part is that you can find several fantastic options on the internet. Make sure you always pick a recommended and reliable brand. You can also speak to fellow parents for some suggestions if you are still expecting and don’t know where to begin. The good thing is that you can also find reviews online, making this bit easier. Ensure you buy a couple more during discounts and sales, especially if your baby is little and there is a lot of time left to do with soothers.