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Old 12-24-2007, 12:52 AM   #18
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Re: The great binky dillema

Originally Posted by mistylaureena View Post
I think it can be frustrating when so many mamas (and this is NOT directed at anyone person) believe in breastfeeding forever and letting the child self wean But everyone is so eager to jump and take the bottle and binky away from non-BF'd babes right when they hit 1. Doesn't seem fair to me because they are both comfort things to babies and toddlers I think if its a comfort thing such as boob, bottle, binky, it shoudl be a self weaned thing when the baby is ready
I agree with you about not taking away a baby's comfort item, but I think the concern with bottle and binkies (and not with BFing) is that they can do damage to the child's teeth and jaw alignment.
Becky, Mom to a dd ds and dd
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