Most babies have a strong sucking reflex. Some babies even suck their thumbs or fingers before they're born. Beyond nutrition, sucking often has a soothing, calming effect. That's why many parents rank pacifiers as must-haves, right up there with diaper wipes. Sucking on a Pacifier has also been shown to ease ear pains for babies. Order the Simple Silicone Pacifier for your baby today!