Apr 082014

Breastfeeding“Breastfeeding after 6 months is unnecessary. Mothers who do have mental issues and anxious children.”

- Nurse Practitioner at pediatrician’s office.

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Mar 292014

MOSWNoOtherText“You should take him off your breastmilk and give him soy formula immediately.”

- Pediatrician to mother who brought her 13 month old to the doctor over concerns of vomiting and diarrhea.

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Mar 102014

Breastfeeding“Every time he makes a sound, she sticks her boob in his mouth. I told her that’s no good!”

- Pediatric Nurse at a 2 month well baby check up.  The nurse was referring to her own daughter and grandson, when talking about nursing to the mother during the visit.

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Mar 072014

MOSWNoOtherText“Oh, they never mind this part.”

- Pediatrician, while manually examining a one year-old boy’s testicles during a routine health check up. 

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Jan 232014

ThoughtfulThursday“This is just one of those freak things that happen. It is not your fault. It would have happened here at the hospital or at home, and he will be fine.”

Pediatrician in the ER after a home birth transfer beause the newborn needed care.

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Jan 132014

MOSWNoOtherText“We find that babies who don’t start solids by five or six months just lose interest in eating them.”

- Pediatrician to mother at baby’s 6 month check up.

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Dec 302013

Breastfeeding“You might give her a bottle once in a while to give her a break.”

- Pediatrician to mother of a 3 week old baby born at 35 weeks.

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Dec 152013

Newborns“You’ll need to supplement with formula because your baby is so big.”

- Pediatrician to mother of a 10 pound newborn.

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Dec 022013

Breastfeeding“We may have to supplement with formula.”

- Pediatrician to mother of a just born baby who weighed 9 1/2 lbs.

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Nov 042013

Newborns“What is that, a toy store? It kind of sounds like the name of a toy store.”

- Pediatrician’s comment upon reading the name of the birth center where the baby was born.

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