Baby friendly - page 2
Wondering if any of you work at a hospital that is certified as "Baby Friendly"? Is it working? Do all your co-workers agree with this initiative?... Read More
Jan 30, '03Originally posted by Mimi2RN
Allowing babies to cry instead of letting them suck is not baby friendly.
Jan 30, '03Allowing babies to cry instead of letting them suck is not baby friendly. [/B][/QUOTE]
Agreed. And they need something if they cannot eat or be cuddled.
Although the healthy baby rooming in with the mom probably can do without a pacifier since it can be demand fed and demand cuddled. If that's mom's wishes.
Feb 3, '03Supposedly, so our childless but lovely LC says, if a baby sucks its fingers, it isn't getting enough calories. Some babies just love to suck for goodness sakes...(From a former thumbsucker)
Feb 3, '03Interesting all the opinions out there huh? I find some defy all common sense and are therefore hard to swallow. Your LC may believe this, but has she never heard the term "non-nutritive sucking"????? sheesh...commons SENSE puuuhleeze.
Feb 16, '03This is perhaps a foolish question, but what the heck...Just because someone has decided a breast fed kid doesn't have to nurse for 24 hours, but don't they get THIRSTY????