Cynthia - posted on 07/31/2010 ( 94 moms have responded )
I have a 3 week old that is refusing to take a pacifier! She took one the first week as long as she wasn't hungry and just wanted to suck. Now I have tried 2 different kinds and she refuses to take anything and just wants to use me as a pacifier all the time! I feel like I am nursing her constantly and getting no sleep! She latches on, then just falls asleep but when I take her off she screams! (the only other thing she will suck on is my husband's finger- and since he wont let me cut it off and keep it while he goes to work, i'm kinda stuck! LOL) I did pump and give it to her in a bottle, which she took fine so what I'm wondering is, is there a chance that if I keep trying she will eventually find a pacifier she will like, or do some babies never take one? If I cant get her to take one what do I do to pacify her so I can get something done and get some sleep? Pacifiers aren't exactly cheap, so I hate to keep buying them if there's no hope! Heeeeellllllpppppp!!!!!!