Lick the Binky Clean?

A new study published in pediatrics says sucking your kid’s pacifier clean might help protect them from allergies — which is great because allergy sufferers have it bad here in DFW.  The study compared pacifier-licking parents to those who boiled or sanitized their baby’s pacifier.  Researchers believe hundreds of good types of bacteria that live in an adult’s mouth can be transferred to the baby.  And those bacteria help ward off allergies.


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