Tag: "pacifier" at medical news
Pacifier Use May Lower Risk of SIDS
...diatrics (AAP) Task Force on SIDS, suggesting that pacifier
use be encouraged for children less than one year of age. 'It’s important to note that the AAP’s pacifier
recommendations are not unique,' says author Elizabeth Damato, Ph.D., RN. 'A variety of studies have...
Pacifier Use Reduces Incidence of SIDS: Study
...journal, reveals// some of the positive effects of pacifier
use. "Contrary to popular belief, there are som...nt Death Syndrome (SIDS). Babies who are offered a pacifier
do not sleep as deeply as those who sleep without a pacifier. Pacifier sucking makes it possible for...
Breast-fed Babies Experience Less Pain during Blood Tests
...f breast milk and breast-feeding was compared to a pacifier
or sugar water in easing the pain experienced by infants when blood samples were taken from them. According to lead reviewer Prakeshkumar Shah, a neonatologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto "The babies who were breast-fed experienced less pain...
Dummies Serve To Reduce Chances Of SIDS
... which also enhances alertness. The functions of a pacifier
are more mechanical than biological. The risk of SIDS is heightened when a dummy is regularly used and stopped suddenly...
Thumb Sucking in children Lead to Overbite
.... Kids who continue to suck their fingers or use a pacifier
after the age of 2 may be more likely to end up// ...sts reports.Their study found that kids who used a pacifier
or sucked their fingers or thumb by the age of 4 to 5 were more likely to develop protruding front t...