How to choose the size of the openings in the nipple .

August 12, 2017 17:51 | Feeding Children


If the hole in the nipple is small, the baby will get enough of the mixture.He starts to whine or get tired and fall asleep long before eat his norm.If the holes are too big, the baby choke or he will indigestion;moreover, it can not satisfy their sucking instinct and would start to suck his fingers.For most children need feeding time - 20 minutes.If an inverted bottle of the mixture for a second or two beyond a trickle, and then drops a hole suitable for most children.If the mixture continues to pour a trickle, the hole is large, if from the very beginning drops out - a little.

new nipples are often not suitable for newborns, but are suitable for older children and strong.If the holes are too small for your child safely increase them, insert the thin needle (number ten), blunt end of the cork.Then, holding the plug, glowing in the sharp end of the fire-hot.Pierce the nipple at a short distance from the tip.There is no need to extend the previous hole.No need to take a thick needle or poke too deep bef

ore you did not check your work.If the holes are obtained too high, you have to throw the pacifier.You can make one, two or three holes more.If there are no traffic jams, you can wrap the blunt end of the needle with a cloth or to hold tweezers.

If the hole is often clogged, especially when terminal sterilization, you can buy a special small strainers that are inserted into the nipple.Place a strainer into each nipple, then sterilize.You may find it more convenient to daily clean the hole in the nipple with a toothpick.

Another way to prevent clogging of the holes to make the cross-shaped holes;This means that cut through a tiny cross at the end of each nipple.Milk is not shed, because the edges of the incision are held together until the child began to suck.It is possible to make a crosswise cut to conventional nipple with a razor blade.First, hold the end of the nipple to become narrow, and then cut.Again, hold a right angle to the first notch and make the second cut.