Answers to FAQs

about NUK products

Everything about the soother and the role it plays

Oral Development

  • Why are the NUK soothers not designed symmetrically like other brand-name soothers?
  • Round soother versus asymmetrical soother: Which is better?
  • How do I know if a soother is orthodontically suitable?
  • Is it a problem if my baby sucks on the NUK soother incorrectly, i.e. upside down?
  • I've heard a lot of rumours about soothers: Are there indeed disadvantages to using one?
  • Can soothers counteract Sudden Infant Death?
  • Can a soother damage my child's teeth in the same way that thumb-sucking does?
  • What is the difference between a calming and a sleep-time soother?
  • Which soother is better: silicone or latex?
  • What should I be aware of when cleaning the soother?
  • There is water in the soother after boiling it!
  • The NUK soother is very flat after boiling!
  • When should soothers be replaced?
  • From what age can I give my baby a soother?
  • When and in what situations is it sensible to use a soother?
  • When should my child stop using a soother?
  • Are there any tips for breaking the habit of a soother?

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