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Children: No Harm to Breast-Feeding From Pacifiers

Published: May 4, 2009

Fear not the pacifier. Mothers who worry that letting their babies use a pacifier will reduce the chances of successful breast-feeding should relax, a new study says.

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Pacifiers and Breastfeeding (The Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine)

Writing in The Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, researchers say they found no good evidence of a link between pacifier use and nursing

it's tough, when investigators in different studies tried to recruit people not to use pacifiers, they couldn't recruit enough people to do a good study, parents are stressed when their baby cries. Bottom line, they will do what it takes.

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