bottle propping

bottle propping

Feeding an infant milk or formula by supporting the fluid container with an inanimate object rather than the parent's hand.

CAUTION!

Unsupervised feeding of infants decreases their bonding with parents and increases the risk of both aspiration and ear infections.
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Anticipatory guidance provided to his mother and father included continued use of a rear-facing car seat, putting Luke on his back to sleep, no bottle propping to prevent choking, and no warming of bottles in the microwave to prevent overheating (Hagan, Shaw, & Duncan, 2008).
The device reportedly promotes proper bottle positioning and eliminates choking hazards caused by improper bottle propping.
It's after that when I find a lot more bottle propping.