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23/04/2016 at 09:13
My daughters are 4.5 and 3 and still have dummies. They don't have them all the time, just at bedtime, or when they need comfort,or relaxation. The dentist has said that they have perfect teeth, and there are no other problems because of the dummy. But recently I have been getting lectures from my mother in law about how they are too old, and that I should just bin the dummies. Does anyone else think it is fine, or is it ridiculous and should I just bin them.
24/04/2016 at 14:12
It's very much a personal choice but maybe better when they go to school not to have Dummies, they shouldnt really need then by that time
03/07/2016 at 17:46
If they take comfort with the dummy I don't see a problem, they're still young.
03/07/2016 at 18:47
It's personal choice, mine are a similar age and still have their dummies. The only bit of personal advice based on my own mistakes is try and reduce the usage as much as you can with out causing upset as I'm finding it harder and harder as they get older if that makes sense. Don't let the mum in law dictate to you xx
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