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#1 cat5245

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:46 PM

Hi

Can anyone recommend a good brand of dummy for a 2 month old? Thanks.

#2 erindiv

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:50 PM

My DS has always preferred the cheapy ones from Kmart! He rejected all others, Avent, Tommee Tippee, Nuby, etc etc.

edit to add: One advantage of the cheap ones is that as they disappear, as dummies do, they're a lot less to replace.

Edited by erindiv, 06 December 2012 - 11:51 PM.


#3 ~Supernova~

Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:30 AM

Despite me buying numerous other "cute" looking brands, both my children, and most of the other babies in my family, have loved the cheap as chips Happy Baby cherry teats.

#4 tick

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:13 AM

The only ones my DD2 likes is Soothies.  They're from USA, can get them on eBay.  Much much more like a boob than any other dummy I've seen!

#5 Beth E

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:16 AM

We always used the Avent ones, and yes, we had to buy quite a few as they can disappear!

My DS took to them straight away, and rejected any other ones we tried (wouldn't have a bar of the bigger cherry shaped ones).

#6 Futureself

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:21 AM

DS uses the Avent orthodontic silicone . I took everyone's recommendations and looked for the Happy Baby cherry but can only find them in latex which I wasn't keen on. Apparently the silicone are back after a manufacturing issue but I can't find them. Regardless, DS likes the Avent and you can even get glow in the dark night ones for ease of locating.

#7 Princess.cranky.pants

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:26 AM

Start with the cheapest and go from there. You might have to try a few to find one your child will take.

Two of mine liked Tommee Tippee cherry shape (easily available, cheap).
DD2 liked expensive Nan.

#8 Goggie

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:27 AM

Happy Baby cherry teats were recommended to me by midwives. The larger teat makes it easier for the baby to hang onto I was told, no idea if correct though!


#9 littleboysmum

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:40 AM

Happy baby here.

#10 Mum2TwoDSs

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:42 AM

Cherry type recommended by my mw but bub didn't want it when he was 2 weeks.

Bub took a tomee tippee orthodontic (flattish) one but I learnt that the cherry one reduces sucking in more air than the orthodontic ones.

So dh tried to train him to take and truly within one short session bub started using the cherry one and now sucks on it happily if he wants it. We use the Happy Baby Cherry dummy from Chemist Warehouse. It's cheap and it's Australian made. Most brands are made in China.

#11 Mum2TwoDSs

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:44 AM

QUOTE (futureself @ 07/12/2012, 08:21 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
DS uses the Avent orthodontic silicone . I took everyone's recommendations and looked for the Happy Baby cherry but can only find them in latex which I wasn't keen on. Apparently the silicone are back after a manufacturing issue but I can't find them. Regardless, DS likes the Avent and you can even get glow in the dark night ones for ease of locating.


Glow in the dark is great, but I guess they don't glow the whole night do they? Once the lights are out, soon they will lose their glow right?

#12 blackbird

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:45 AM

I liked the nuk ones, flat on one side rounded on the other

#13 amesv

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:22 AM

Happy baby here too, started off with the expensive ones which DS didn't take to.

#14 Carmen02

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:29 AM

happy baby brand here, cheap ones are great

#15 Futureself

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:31 AM

QUOTE (Mum2TwoDSs @ 07/12/2012, 07:44 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Glow in the dark is great, but I guess they don't glow the whole night do they? Once the lights are out, soon they will lose their glow right?

I actually have no idea! I know it's the handle and the pattern on it that 'glow' - I actually haven't used them as we take DS's out once he's fallen asleep so I haven't had the need. Don't know why I used it as a selling point really since we haven't used that feature!

#16 Mum2TwoDSs

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:05 AM

QUOTE (futureself @ 07/12/2012, 09:31 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I actually have no idea! I know it's the handle and the pattern on it that 'glow' - I actually haven't used them as we take DS's out once he's fallen asleep so I haven't had the need. Don't know why I used it as a selling point really since we haven't used that feature!


Haha don't get me wrong i think glow in the dark dummies are cool...will certainly make finding them in the dark easy for our sleepy eyes...just wondering if they actually glow the whole night. DS1 has those glow in the dark outer space stickers on his cupboard and they last only for a while after the lights out. I am assuming its the same material or concept.

#17 FeralMalinki

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:09 AM

My advice is get the cheapest one possible.  DD1 took to a really expensive one, thus expensive to replace.  DD2 started on the $1 cherry shaped ones, and has been happy with those.

#18 PurpleNess

Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:03 AM

We started with a Nuk one that was provided in one of those bags for new mums & just kept using them, DS loves his Dumby :-) but it stays in the cot!

#19 Funky Cold Ribena

Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:17 AM

DS was given a Pigeon dummy by nurses when we were in Westmead Children's when he was 7 weeks old.
It's the only brand of dummy he'll take and I've only found one pharmacy that stocks them in the inner West and last week, they had run out of his size. Have tried and failed other brands. Drives me bonkers, he is down to his last two.


#20 Lolpigs

Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:04 PM

QUOTE (starboard @ 07/12/2012, 11:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
DS was given a Pigeon dummy by nurses when we were in Westmead Children's when he was 7 weeks old.
It's the only brand of dummy he'll take and I've only found one pharmacy that stocks them in the inner West and last week, they had run out of his size. Have tried and failed other brands. Drives me bonkers, he is down to his last two.


Try pharmacy online, they have lots of pigeon stuff, or chemists warehouse online. Same happened for my DD and Pigeon bottles and teats

#21 Mum2TwoDSs

Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:52 AM

QUOTE (Lolpigs @ 07/12/2012, 02:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Try pharmacy online, they have lots of pigeon stuff, or chemists warehouse online. Same happened for my DD and Pigeon bottles and teats


Yeah Chemist warehouse stock Pigeon's products. Love their soft silicone teats, really closer to our nipples.




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