TITLE

The Reasons for Mothers to Either Use or Not Use a Pacifier for Their Infants

AUTHOR(S)
Zotter, Heinz
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Pediatrics for Parents;2009, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study which examines the concerns of introducing pacifiers to infants in the U.S. It notes the controversy associated with pacifiers which suggests that it possibly interacts with pathophysiological actions that lead to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). It asserts that the malformation of the teeth is the main concern of mothers of not introducing pacifiers to infants.
ACCESSION #
37196867

 

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