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my baby having trouble griping dummy any ideas

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hollygiz1 Wed 24-Sep-08 21:29:20

hi my little 13 weeks has a real problem keeping dummy in especially in night, she just cant get a good grip on it any ideas please as im putting it in every 2 minutes in middle of night

vicsta Wed 24-Sep-08 21:39:47

Same here, I think my DS enjoys making me play fetch. We found some improvement with the orthodontic shaped, but not much.

hollygiz1 Thu 25-Sep-08 08:09:20

can i just ask i know sounds daft but what does ds stand 4 been wondering

isaidno Thu 25-Sep-08 08:11:29

ds = darling son
dd = darling daughter

I would try going without the dummy - perhaps your baby will settle back to sleep without it.

hollygiz1 Thu 25-Sep-08 09:06:47

i doubt it she does go 4 a few hrs when i put her to bed then she starts wanting it bout 3 o clock n from then onwards, some people say to dip it in stuff is this a good idea cos not really sure bout this and what anyway

AnarchyAunt Thu 25-Sep-08 09:17:45

No, dont dip it in anything - bad for their developing teeth!

Have you tried different shaped teats?

hollygiz1 Thu 25-Sep-08 10:34:45

yes but everting same using the cherry shaped ones as they seem to have the biggest teats

Katw3kitts Thu 25-Sep-08 10:37:14

Maybe she just doesnt need it ?

Forget it. Less traumatic in the future.

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