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Safe Sleep: Pacifiers

October 16, 2013

There’s a lot of information on both sides of the pacifier. But, most doctors and nurses agree that babies who comfort themselves by sucking can find a pacifier very soothing at bedtime. Moms who are breastfeeding should wait until their babies are at least a month old and they know that the breastfeeding is taking[…..]