baby-boy-holding-milk-bottle-100226959New research finds that a pacifier-activated recording of mother’s singing may help improve a premature baby’s feeding and could lead to an earlier discharge from hospital. Although weight gains between the two groups were the same, those that listened to recordings while sucking on a pacifier ate faster and were able to eat less with a feeding tube.

How extensive are pediatric services you provide in your pharmacy setting? What do you find especially helpful in reducing the hospital stay of premature babies?

For additional information please see Reuters 

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