When I was teeny and tiny, I didn’t like the binky.
Anyway, I didn’t want or need a soother… but I also didn’t eat properly; I wasn’t holding my mouth correctly, so anything I was trying to drink dribbled down my chin, which was not ideal. As part of my action plan to correct the problem, my speech therapist and my pediatrician recommended that I use a specially shaped pacifier to teach me how to curve my tongue.
And you know what? I didn’t even want it! It took over a week of Mommy pushing it into my mouth before I kept it in for more than a few seconds.
So help. Please! Any great hints for helping me kick the habit? I didn’t make this a New Year’s Resolution because last year’s goal to sleep through the night didn’t really happen until DECEMBER, so my track record there is not so great. Mommy doesn’t really want to face down epic tantrums every 10 minutes either, though, which is why we’ve put it off until now. Any alternative plans to cold-turky-no-binky-bootcamp?