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Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:39 AM on Sep. 10, 2010
Answer by Memigen at 11:40 AM on Sep. 10, 2010
Yes it does, that's is why I used it lol, I was so paranoid about SIDS. It is supposed to remind them to breath so if they have a pacifier in their mouth it reminds them do suck in which also means breath.
Answer by cynprz at 12:47 PM on Sep. 10, 2010
"ScienceDaily (Mar. 13, 2007) — The risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), the third leading cause of infant death, may be lowered through the use of a pacifier. According to an article in Nursing for Women’s Health, neonatal health care practitioners should counsel new parents on the potential benefits of using a pacifier."
Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 2:00 PM on Sep. 10, 2010
"Babies who are offered a pacifier do not sleep as deeply as those who sleep without a pacifier. Pacifier sucking makes it possible for the infant to be aroused from a deep sleep that could result in the stopping of breathing. Pacifiers also increase sucking satisfaction and provide a source of comfort to infants," said Soxman.
Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 2:01 PM on Sep. 10, 2010