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Pacifiers and Influence on Suck Patterning (2017)

Zimmerman, E., Forlano, J., and Gouldstone, A. Not All Pacifiers Are Created Equal: A Mechanical Examination of Pacifiers and Their Influence on Suck Patterning. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (2017). Vol. 26, 1202-1212.

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The authors of this study aim to examine the various structural and mechanical differences across commercially sold pacifiers, and how they may or may not affect suck patterns in healthy, full-term infants. Due to claims made by numerous companies th ...

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Population:

Pediatric

Discipline:

SLP

Diagnosis:

Birth to 3Feeding and Swallowing