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The Beckham Pacifier Controversy Reveals an Ugly Truth About Parental Shaming

The Daily Dot | Posted 08.21.2016 | Entertainment
The Daily Dot

Even if experts agree that a 4-year-old shouldn't be using a pacifier, that doesn't preclude the general public from minding its own business.

David Beckham Puts The Daily Mail In Its Place Over Parenting Article

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.11.2015 | Sports

On Monday, David Beckham pushed back against a flimsy story recently published in The Daily Mail that criticized his parenting techniques -- particula...

Preemies In Pain Get Relief With Micro-Pacifier

Posted 06.02.2015 | Parents

By: Harriet Miller, CPN, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies Published: 06/01/2015 04:42 PM EDT on LiveScience Harriet Miller, CPN, a nurs...

Dear Perfect Mother

Leyna Juliet Weber | Posted 12.13.2014 | Parents
Leyna Juliet Weber

What if your CAPS LOCK button quits? That would give you a tick and a stutter. And if I were to take away your exclamation point -- how might you unleash your venom?

15 Reasons the Pacifier Fairy Won't Be Visiting My Home

Leyna Juliet Weber | Posted 11.30.2014 | Parents
Leyna Juliet Weber

Many parents debate when the pacifier love affair should end. My husband and I have taken a joint position on this one

Ashley Woods

Baby Almost Dies After Swallowing This Common Accessory

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 10.17.2013 | Parents

Adrienne Herrick seems to have that sixth sense mothers talk about. When her daycare called her at her call center job on Aug. 12, she knew immediatel...

Thalía's Daughter Inspires Star's Latest Project

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.20.2013 | Latino Voices

Thalía knows it can be hard to come between a child and his pacifier -- she’s tried it -- but the Mexican star is hoping to make the process a bit ...

Why Do Babies Wake Up at Night?

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP | Posted 05.29.2013 | Parents
Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

Although some superhero babies sleep 10-12 hours straight starting around 3-4 months of age, most infants wake up during the night and cry out for their parents. There are scientific reasons and some developmental and behavioral explanations for these awakenings.

How To Ditch Your Child's Pacifier For Good

Babble.com | Posted 02.04.2013 | Parents
Babble.com

Know that the only thing keeping you from ending the soother reign is your own fear. Fear that your child will always be using a soother. Forever.

Betrayed by Modern Conveniences

Monica Wyche | Posted 09.22.2012 | Parents
Monica Wyche

I need to rest. If Pacifier and Swing can give me that, then maybe there is a place for them in our home right now, after all. Maybe Swing isn't mocking me. Maybe Pacifier is just misunderstood.

Catherine Pearson

The Surprising Impact Pacifiers May Have On Breastfeeding

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 04.30.2012 | Parents

Think binkies are bad for breastfeeding? You may have to think again. Hospitals across the U.S. have stopped giving pacifiers to newborns in ord...

Police Find Pacifier Filled With Ecstasy On West Side

Posted 10.22.2011 | Chicago

Police found a child’s pacifier filled with ecstasy pills in a vehicle involved in a police chase Saturday night, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. ...

So, Are You Having Another One?

Teresa Strasser | Posted 10.09.2011 | Parents
Teresa Strasser

What they are really asking: Does this whole kid thing ruin or life, or did it work for you? In a way, my husband and I can't answer the question because both are true.

Passing on the Pacifier

Heather Cabot | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heather Cabot

I was the one who wasn't ready to let Paci go. Finally reaching the milestone felt really big. It was something so mundane and yet, it weighed on me.