Open Access Opinion

Use of the Pacifiers in Children with Disabilities

Sun Joung Leigh An*

Department of Occupational therapy, Inje University, Republic of Korea

Corresponding Author

Received Date: September 20, 2020;  Published Date: October 05, 2020


Pacifiers are commonly used with babies all around the world. Pacifiers are used primarily to stimulate sucking and to calm self. These pacifiers, “also known as soothers, dummies and artificial teats are as rooted in history as they are in controversy” [1]. Recommendations for and against its use are given to parents from various professionals including nurses, doctors, dentists and therapists grounded on the benefits or risks.

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