April 29, 2010

Nipple Confusion Is A Myth

Yes, all this time [i.e., since breastfeeding came back], the problem with pacifiers has been that they screwed up a kid's latching.

Which is an improvement when you consider that, for much of its 150-year history, the complaint against pacifiers was that they caused masturbation.

Which they totally do. No one masturbated before 1879. Another scientific fact, courtesy of Salon.com.

Babies Suck: the twisted history of pacifiers [salon]

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