Nuk introduces new baby items


HACKENSACK, N.J. — Nuk has expanded its portfolio to include two new products.

The Nuk OrthoStar advanced orthodontic pacifier, made of 100% silicone, features a flexible heart-shaped shield to provide greater comfort while the nipple mimics the shape of mom's nipple during breast-feeding. The pacifier also features a scoop nipple cavity to maximize tongue movement (to build strength) and a thinner neck to lessen jaw pressure while integrated channels are designed to lessen palate pressure. Available for children ages zero to six months, the pacifier carries a suggested retail price of $3.99.

Nuk also has introduced Babytalk Learner cups, which are designed to help babies transition to sippy cups. The cups feature a spill-proof, soft spout is designed to be gentle on gums and removable easy-grip handles with antislip grips. The 5-oz. cups carry a suggested retail price fo $7.99 each.

"The Nuk brand provides parents with a complete, best-of-class solution for nurturing babies through important milestones," Nuk USA VP marketing Walter Lehneis said. "By making a relatively small investment in the right early childhood products, parents can set their children on the right path physically and emotionally while helping to save themselves big money on curative procedures in the future."

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