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Pacifiers can be great parenting tools to help calm fussy babies. The American Academy of Pediatrics even recommends offering a pacifier in the first year of life. However, not all pacifiers are created equal. Follow the tips below for safe and effective pacifier use.
Check the Consumer Product Safety Commission for pacifier recalls. A number of pacifiers have been recalled because they posed choking or strangulation hazards.