The chronology of pacifier hygiene
1 month: sterilize in microwave once daily.
2 months: soak in hot, soapy water as needed.
3 months: rub vigorously between thumb and forefinger under running water.
4 months: immerse in water glass at the diner.
5 months: put in own mouth.
6 months: wipe on jeans.
7 months: wipe on jeans that didn't make it in the hamper last week on laundry day.