How To Choose A Dummy Teat?
There are two main decisions to start: orthodontic or cherry teat, and latex or silicone? Dummy teats come in two shapes – round cherry shape, and orthodontic. The orthodontic shapes have a rounded top and a flat bottom, so that the top of baby’s tongue rests flat against the bottom of the teat.
How Do I Choose The Right Dummy For My Baby?
Choose a dummy that is the right size for your baby’s age. It’s usually straightforward – teats get bigger for older babies as their mouths get bigger. Most dummies are available in two options – under six months and over six months. Once you’ve work out which teat to choose, have a look at the rest of the dummy.
Are Cherry Dummies Better For Children?
Cherry dummies are generally considered a better choice for younger children as they will cause less confusion when it comes to feeding time. Silicone or Latex? Compare the Benefits of Both Materials
What Do Cherry Dummies Look Like?
Although they can come in elongated forms, cherry dummies kind of look like a small ball on a stick – hence the cherry moniker. Their shape and style best imitates the breast, which is why they are also referred to as ‘most-like-mother’ soothers.