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Old 06-20-2011, 03:22 PM   #1
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Would you nurse someone else's baby?

Like a close friend or relative's LO? I think in some cultures this is more accepted but here it seems to have a lot of stigma attached to it.

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Old 06-20-2011, 03:27 PM   #2
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Totally depends on the situation, but I wouldn't run out and get formula for a baby who only knows breastmilk if there was some emergency. If there was time and a bottle available, I'd probably pump/hand express first though, and give the BM in a bottle.
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i would for friends and family
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Old 06-20-2011, 03:42 PM   #4
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Old 06-20-2011, 03:54 PM   #7
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As long as they were as comfortable with it as I was. I couldn't imagine saying no to my sister or a hungry baby!
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If I needed too

There are a couple situations that I can think of. Like, my sister's baby I know she would be OK with it, and frankly... it's just easier

Even a strangers baby in an emergency. If I was sitting with a FF mom in a FEMA shelter with no clean water to mix her formula I would quicker than a second.

Like Lindsey said, if there were time available, I would probably pump and offer a bottle rather than struggle with latching a bottle baby.

But I don't think it's icky
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I would as long as the parent had no issue with it.
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