the nurse observes an 18 month old toddler keeping a bottle of milk in the mouth throughtout the history taking and assesment process during a well child visit . the mother confirms that the child has a bottle available most of the day and remarks that it makes a great pacifier. which responds should the nurse provide?
A bottle is gnerally much better than using a pacifer
using milk rather than juice helps avoid tooth decay
prolonged bottle use can increase risk for cavities
the bottle will assist in preventing thumb sucking
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