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Thread: yay for DD's ped.!

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2008

    Talking yay for DD's ped.!

    DD had her 18 month well baby exam today, and as usual, she's tall & skinny (8% for weight, 83% for height). Ped. was not concerned since DD has long been on this type of growth curve and has been small for weight since she was born. She asked if DD was drinking cow's milk. When I told her DD won't drink cow's milk but eats cheese & yogurt & other calcium rich foods and still BF's, she said we were doing well and did we plan to nurse until Tessa self-weaned? All of this said as if extended BF'ing is the natural thing to do! Then she proceeded to comment that DD is hardly ever in to see her except for well baby exams and said BF'ing probably had something to do with it.

    I just love hearing comments like that from a ped.!

    Mommy to Tessa Noelle 12/14/07

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2008

    Default Re: yay for DD's ped.!

    Proud mom of 2 boys, both weaned gradually and with love.

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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2008

    Default Re: yay for DD's ped.!

    That's great! Good for you!

    I'm Erica

    Mommy to "C" - currently 3 and half years old
    - nursed for one year

    and mommy to "M" - currently 2 years old
    - nursed for 23 months

    Wife to my handsome DH for 5 and a half years!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2007

    Default Re: yay for DD's ped.!

    That's awesome! Yay for peds like that! We need more of 'em!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2008

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    Way to go Mama! Keep up the good work 18 mo wow that is great!
    Theresa with moby wrapmy little so I can work too
    13mos and counting

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Aug 2008

    Default Re: yay for DD's ped.!

    The world needs more peds like that!
    Imma to AA, born at home 11/12/07 , juggling , working, APing , cloth diapering , - and . I'm done - yay!


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