10It Can Help Soothe Your Baby
The amount of time that your baby spends crying is going to increase from birth until about 6 weeks, during this time you can expect your precious bundle of joy to cry for about three hours a day. Just so you know, that can trigger a lot of crying stress. As
obvious, sucking can help your baby calm down and stop crying, which is why pacifiers have gained such an immense amount of fame.
Some babies are extremely fussy, but when given a pacifier to suck on, they turn into the happiest babies on Earth. The fact of the matter is that sucking a pacifier makes babies feel good as it releases chemicals from the brain that are meant to help decrease stress. Yes. your baby can suck her own thumb too, but this might become a habit in the long-term – a habit that will not be easy to break.