You may have seen these products at your favorite" infants r us" store. Its a stuffed animal attached to a pacifier. It combines the benefits of a pacifier with the cuddly soft animal. They retail for about $10. Not that terribly expensive, however my daughter has special needs and doesn't take to regular pacifiers. And I can find better things to spend $10 on like
on my wife.
These can be easily created with your own pacifier or bottle nipple.
You will need:
1 small animal (we got one for free at our local credit union for opening a new baby account)
1 bottle nipple. In this case its a Medela
special needs feeder (AKA Haberman feeder