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Published online 2012 January 19. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-12-7

Table 3

Who advised the mother to give her infant a pacifier (multiple response frequencies) (N = 529)

Advised mother to give infant a pacifierPercentage of cases (%)
Prompted responses
 No-one30.6
 Mother / mother-in-law28.7
 Midwife22.7
 Friend(s)20.2
 Other family member16.6
 Husband / partner14.7
 Child health nurse9.8
 Doctor / GP3.2
Unprompted (other) responses
 Other health professional2.6
 Other / Unspecified person1.2
 Given to infant by hospital staff without permission0.4