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Does breastfeeding while lying down cause ear infections?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Good Question

Studies have demonstrated that an infant taking a bottle laying down increases the risk of ear infections.
I am not aware of similar reseach for a breast fed baby, but it makes one wonder.

In brief: Good Question

Studies have demonstrated that an infant taking a bottle laying down increases the risk of ear infections.
I am not aware of similar reseach for a breast fed baby, but it makes one wonder.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine

In brief: No

Position while breastfeeding does not cause ear infections.

In brief: No

Position while breastfeeding does not cause ear infections.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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