Study finds dangerous misuse of bottles, pacifiers,

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Added: 14-06-2012
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The first national study of child injuries associated with bottles, pacifiers and sippy cups released by Nationwide Children’s Hospital appeared in the journal Pediatrics. The study investigates a range of injuries requiring emergency department visits during a 20 year period. The study found: Every four hours, a child under three years of age is treated in an emergency department for an injury related to these products 86% of the kids went to the ER because they fell while using either a bottle, pacifier or sippy cup 70% of kids suffered a laceration and 70% of the lacerations were on the mouth Bottles are the biggest offenders, accounting for 65.8% of the injuries, followed by pacifiers (19.9%) and sippy cups (14.3%).

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