Tuesday, January 10, 2006

United Press International - NewsTrack - Mixed result in Australian 'dummies' study: "Mixed result in Australian 'dummies' studySUBIACO, Australia, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Giving a baby a pacifier reduces the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, but also interferes with successful breastfeeding, Australian researchers say.

A team of researchers led by the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research said repeated studies have found that giving babies pacifiers -- or 'dummies,' as they are known in Australia -- gets in the way of breastfeeding."