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Can milk go into the ears of an infant if you prop them up while drinking a bottle?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
No.: Babies who are propped up while feeding shouldn't get milk into the ears (gravity will pull the milk down). I would venture to say that most babies are fed at least partially propped up and do just fine!
Answered on Dec 16, 2014
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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
No problem!
Apr 17, 2012

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