Conventional wisdom has been to clean a baby’s pacifier using soap and water. But new research shows another method — that’s somewhat unconventional — could have unexpected benefits.
Practically all young children use bottles, sippy cups, or pacifiers, but in Health Watch, we’re finding out they may not all be as safe as parents would like.
The National Institute of Health says about 65 percent of babies use pacifiers and 45 percent of toddlers find comfort at their finger tips as thumb suckers. So, should parents worry? Just a little.