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RE: [IP] Questions about 3 yr. old getting a pump

> Hi,
> My daughter is 3 yrs. old and she loves her pump even though she
> does not like the changing site days. I believe she feels
> naked/different without it. Every time we take it off she makes sure
> she puts it in a safe place and comes back to see if its still there
> (example: Our vaction at a waterpark resort). She uses the
> Silhouettes and we do not put emla cream before we do it because we
> believe it is faster and less of a torture if she didn't know what
> was coming.

You might try using ice in a baggie for 3-5 minutes pre-insertion. 
That is quick and will dull any potential pain quite well. In a pinch 
(like at the water park) a cold soda can will do nicely as well.

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