Dummies can be a very helpful thing to help your baby sleep or calm down. But sometimes they become more of a problem than a solution. Like when it falls out at night and they wake up crying. Or when they’re older and it’s stopping them from speaking clearly.
Jo Ryan from Baby Bliss is a paediatric nurse and sleep consultant who has helped parents navigate ditching the dummy.
She outlines when the time is right, and how to say goodbye to the dummy forever.