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|Fri, 05-04-2012 - 9:36am|
Got a wailing newborn? Parents have long used pacifiers to quiet them, despite warnings about nipple confusion from nursing experts.
Now, a few pediatricians are questioning the commonly held belief that pacis meddle with a newborn’s breast-feeding. And in a complete about-face, the latest research suggests that pacifiers may encourage breast-feeding.
In December 2010, Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children’s Hospital locked up pacifiers in the newborn nursery to improve their breast-feeding record even more. To everyone’s surprise, they saw breast-feeding rates drop as soon as the pacifiers were no longer readily available.
No more nipple confusion: Study says pacifiers may help breast-feeding- http://moms.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/04/30/11434749-no-more-nipple-confusion-study-says-pacifi...
Interesting! Will you be introducing a pacifier to your baby?