Archive for May, 2011

Pacifier Use and SIDS

Not too long ago the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a recommendation for parents to use a pacifier during naps and night sleep until the child is one as a preventative to SIDS. There was an uproar among lactation professionals as to the effects of pacifier use on breastfeeding. AAP did clarify that breastfed babies […]

Posted Under: Infants, Parenting News  |  May 23rd, 2011  |  2 Comments

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Ferber’s Revisions

Recently a parent of a 7-month-old son surprised me with her interpretation of all the recent news on Dr. Richard Ferber and his new book due out this spring. A few months ago she and her husband successfully taught their son to go to sleep on his own (she previously had to nurse him to […]

Posted Under: Infants, Parenting News  |  May 19th, 2011  |  4 Comments

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