- OB to mother who was doing skin to skin with her baby who was 6 hours old.
- NICU nurse comforting a mother about heranxiety that her son would receive formula instead of pumped milk when the mother was not at the hospital.
- Lactation consultant to a mother less than half an hour after birth and only ten minutes of nursing when the baby tested slightly low for blood sugar. The mother asked if they could at least use a cup or syringe to avoid nipple confusion.
“His number are high enough that you may need to end up supplementing with formula, but we don’t want to do that if we can help it. Let me see if the Lactation Consultant is available so we can fix the issue without having to resort to formula.”
- Nurse Practitioner to mother with a baby who was dealing with an increasing bilirubin level.
- Family practice doctor at 6-week postpartum visit when the mother mentioned that her newborn son was fussy after nursing sessions and the mother was concerned he might have reflux.