How to Wean Your Child From a Pacifier
If you have ever observed a full-blown temper tantrum because you have forgotten to bring your child's pacifier, you know how attached kids become to their beloved binkies. Pacifiers may have a thousand names, but their value is the same: they provide comfort to infants and toddlers.
Last reviewedNovember 2013by Michael Woods, MD
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