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Baby Pacifier Market

Baby Pacifier Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product Type (Single-Piece Baby Pacifier, Multiple-Piece Pacifier), By Size (Small, Medium, Large), By Distribution Channel (Offline, Online) and By Region(North America, Europe, APAC, Middle East and Africa, LATAM) Forecasts, 2023-2031

Report Code: SRCP55816DR
Study Period 2019-2031 CAGR 5.3%
Historical Period 2019-2021 Forecast Period 2023-2031
Base Year 2022 Base Year Market Size USD 455.35 Million
Forecast Year 2031 Forecast Year Market Size USD 724.77 Million
Largest Market Asia Pacific Fastest Growing Market Europe

Market Overview

The global baby pacifier market revenue was valued at USD 455.35 million in 2022. It is estimated to reach USD 724.77 million by 2031, growing at a CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period (2023–2031). Innovative product offerings facilitated by the manufacturers and an increase in customers' disposable income promote market growth.

The Baby pacifier is one of the main types of baby care accessories that help to pacify fussy babies. There are various advantages associated with using baby pacifiers, such as offering temporary distraction, helping the baby to fall asleep, and, more importantly, reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Post-delivery of the newborn child, the baby pacifier is one of those mandatory baby care products used until the child turns one year old. As a result, most hospitals and clinics provide baby pacifiers to newborn babies as a part of their service. For instance, the Philips Avent Soothie pacifier is being distributed by hospitals across the U.S. as it helps soothe and calm newborns. It is made of hospital-grade, durable silicone without any odor or taste.

Market Dynamics

Market Drivers

Innovative Product Offerings Facilitated by the Manufacturers

The baby pacifier is one of those mandatory baby care products used until the infant turns over a year old. Hence, the segment has witnessed higher demand from the target customers. In recent years, manufacturers have strategized on improvising their product offerings to cater to the specific requirements of target customers (parents of newborns). For instance, UK-based baby product manufacturer Blue Maestro has developed a connected baby pacifier that helps track a baby's temperature and sends readings directly to a parent's smartphone. Thus, innovation helps drive the demand for baby pacifier products in the global market.

Increase in Disposable Income of Customers

Consumer spending on baby care products has increased over the past few years due to increasing disposable income and improving consumers' financial stability to provide their babies with premium products. As disposable income increases, people are expected to spend on baby products such as diapers, wipes, and baby nail trimmers, and in countries such as India, the GDP growth increased from 7.2% in 2014 to 7.6% in 2016, which suggests a higher potential for Indian customers to spend on baby care products.

Market Restraint

Availability of Low-Quality Products

The baby pacifier market is a fragmented market with the presence of both international and regional players. Baby pacifier products are among the mandatory baby care products to soothe or calm fussy babies. The right type of pacifier has no side effects on babies. However, there are low-quality baby pacifiers available in the market that, when used, may increase the risk of middle ear infection among babies. Low-quality silicone nipple also causes tooth misalignment in babies in the future. Hence, the availability of low-quality products hampers the market's overall growth in value sales.

Market Opportunities

Rise of Social Media Marketing

With increased internet penetration, the number of users on various social networking platforms has increased. Given this, most of the leading players in the infant pacifier market plan to promote their products and services using these social media channels. Social media marketing is one of the most important tactics businesses and industries use to raise awareness about their product offerings among target customers through social media platforms. Thus, through a social media marketing strategy, the global baby pacifier market provides a critical opportunity to gain higher traction.

Regional Analysis

The global baby pacifier market is bifurcated based on region into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.

Asia-Pacific's baby pacifier market share will likely grow at a CAGR of 5.3% over the forecast period. Owing to the rise in birth rate, increased awareness regarding various brands, and wide distribution network. Asia-Pacific is one of the fastest developing regions in the world. The market is experiencing growth at a rapid rate, owing to improvements in living standards and the rise in consumers' disposable income.

In addition, developing countries from the region provide lucrative opportunities for the growth of the baby pacifier market. The increase in the infant population across the region, along with a rise in disposable income among infant parents, has led to an increase in the adoption of pacifiers, contributing to market growth. Countries such as China, India, and Japan have witnessed a rise in the rate of baby pacifier usage. Single-piece baby pacifiers have gained a higher level of traction owing to the easy availability of the product at affordable prices. Mee, Pigeon, Fisher-Price, and Chicco are key brands in the Asia-Pacific baby pacifier market.

Europe will likely exhibit a CAGR of 6.3% over the forecast period. The rise in parents' spending on infant products across the region is expected to contribute considerably to the market growth. In addition, government policies across the region to cope with the cost of children also boost the market growth. The rise in infant mortality rates and increase in the disposable income of parents have enhanced the demand for different types of baby care products, such as baby pacifiers, in the region. Parents of newborn babies have recently become more concerned about their child's health. They are taking major steps and buying products that help maintain their child's health daily. Considering this customer perception, baby pacifier manufacturers have developed several innovative products. For instance, a UK-based company, BlueMaestro, launched wearable baby pacifiers, waterproof smart pacifiers with built-in temperature sensors for babies' temperature. Hence, innovations are the key factor that helps drive demand for baby pacifier products in the region.

In North America, the rise in baby care and pacifier stores and an increase in the product range majorly contribute to the market's growth. The North American region covers the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Developments in the economy and culture in the U.S. have led to higher sales of baby pacifiers in the region than in the other two countries. Moreover, the rise in awareness among consumers and an increase in investments in product development and design from key players such as NUK, MAM, Philips, Avent, and Nanobebe in North America propels the growth of the baby pacifier market in the region.

In LAMEA, Latin America provides a huge opportunity for the baby pacifier market to grow significantly in value sales. The increase in the availability of both international and domestic brands in the region is one of the major factors that propel the market growth. In addition, the rise in financial status, the spending power of people, and online retailing also propel the market growth.

Report Scope

Report Metric Details
By Product Type
  1. Single-Piece Baby Pacifier
  2. Multiple-Piece Pacifier
By Size
  1. Small
  2. Medium
  3. Large
By Distribution Channel
  1. Offline
  2. Online
Company Profiles Baby Shusher LLC Doddle & Co Koninklijke Philips N.V Mam Babyartikel Gmbh Mayborn Group Limited Natursutten ApS Newell Brands Inc. Pigeon Corporation The Natural Baby Company LLC Itz Ritzy
Geographies Covered
North America U.S. Canada
Europe U.K. Germany France Spain Italy Russia Nordic Benelux Rest of Europe
APAC China Korea Japan India Australia Taiwan South East Asia Rest of Asia-Pacific
Middle East and Africa UAE Turkey Saudi Arabia South Africa Egypt Nigeria Rest of MEA
LATAM Brazil Mexico Argentina Chile Colombia Rest of LATAM
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, Environment & Regulatory Landscape and Trends
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Segmental Analysis

The global baby pacifier market is bifurcated into product type, size, and distribution channels.

Based on the product, the global baby pacifier market is bifurcated into single-piece and orthodontic baby pacifiers.

The single-piece baby pacifiers segment dominates the global market and will likely exhibit a CAGR of 5.8% over the forecast period. A single molded piece of plastic, silicone, or latex makes single-piece infant pacifiers. The single-piece construction reduces the danger of choking because the pacifier cannot be separated easily. In most hospitals, one-piece baby pacifiers are distributed on a large scale. For instance, Philips Avent Soothie is distributed in nearly 2000 hospitals across the U.S. The product is made from durable, hospital-grade silicone and has a nipple that ensures the natural development of the baby's teeth and gums. Most of the one-piece baby pacifiers come in attractive designs, which help gain the attention of target customers (parents). Single-piece baby pacifiers come in various sizes and can be used as teethers, soothers, or teething pacifiers.

Moreover, the number of working women has increased, increasing demand for baby pacifiers. This is attributed to the fact that women prefer using them to keep their babies calm and busy when they are not around.

The global baby pacifier market is bifurcated based on size into small, medium, and large.

The small segment owns the global market and will likely exhibit a CAGR of 5.5% over the forecast period. Most small baby pacifiers are silicone, such as single-piece baby pacifiers. Small baby pacifiers are often used for babies aged six months or below. The inclination of consumers towards the small pacifier market is high owing to consumer preference for pacifiers up to a certain age limit, i.e., six months. Presently, small-sized pacifiers have become essential for babies, and parents prefer to carry them while traveling, driving, and shopping, boosting segment growth in the market. In addition, the rise in innovations in small-sized baby pacifiers also propels market growth.

Based on distribution channels, the global baby pacifier market is divided into offline and online channels. 

The offline segment is the most significant contributor to the market and is estimated to exhibit a CAGR of 5.6% over the forecast period. The offline store includes key brick-and-mortar stores, such as hypermarkets/supermarkets, specialty stores, and franchisee stores. Sales from offline stores represent a higher value share, owing to the rise in consumer preference of knowing more about products before buying them, which offline stores fulfill. Moreover, customers can personally examine the quality of products and their aesthetic looks, which helps them make better buying decisions and contributes to market growth.

In addition, growth in sales of pacifiers from offline stores also depends on the staff as they recommend suitable products to customers, coupled with personal attention, which, in turn, propels the segment growth. The offline store provides a variety of options in baby accessories, promoting both branded and private-labeled segments. Moreover, these stores initiate key promotional and marketing events, like customer loyalty programs, discounts, and seasonal offers, to generate higher sales revenue. These stores also provide ease of purchasing in case of immediate need, often not offered by online portals. Moreover, offline stores offer products at the best and most reasonable prices. Hence, all the factors above are expected to propel the market growth.

Market Size By Product Type

Recent Developments

  • June 2023- MAM Night Glow, a firm in the United States that manufactures pacifiers with LED lights, announced the debut of a new range named MAM Night Glow in the Dark.
  • February 2023- Koninklijke Philips N.V., a Dutch global corporation, announced the acquisition of Munchkin Inc., a US-based firm that manufactures a variety of infant items, including pacifiers.

Top Key Players

Baby Pacifier Market Share of Key Players

Baby Shusher LLC Doddle & Co Koninklijke Philips N.V Mam Babyartikel Gmbh Mayborn Group Limited Natursutten ApS Newell Brands Inc. Pigeon Corporation The Natural Baby Company LLC Itz Ritzy

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the estimated growth rate (CAGR) of the Market?
The global baby pacifier market revenue is estimated to reach USD 724.77 million by 2031, growing at a CAGR of 5.3%.
Asia-Pacific's baby pacifier market share will likely grow at a CAGR of 5.3%, with largest contribution.
Availability of low-quality products hampers the market's overall growth in value sales.
The top players are Baby Shusher LLC, Doddle & Co, Koninklijke Philips N.V Mam Babyartikel Gmbh Mayborn Group Limited Natursutten ApS Newell Brands Inc. Pigeon Corporation The Natural Baby Company LLC Itz Ritzy
Innovative Product Offerings Facilitated by the Manufacturers

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