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Pacifiers and nipple confusion.  What’s the deal? Were you afraid to give a pacifier?

Listen this week as Dianne and Abby break down the research about pacifiers and breastfeeding.

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Things we talked about:

RTW feedback [3:30]

Lots of pacifiers at the hospital where Abby had Jack [8:56]

Baby Friendly [10:20]

Kids find something for soothing [13:00]

NICU/SCN and preemies [15:20]

Healthy babies [23:44]

SIDS [24:25]

Motivated parents [27:23]

Problems contributing to breastfeeding [28:30]

What Dianne sees in her practice [30:05]

Feeding issues [33:20]

Cultural [33:59]

Therapeutic situations [36:09]

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