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Re: [IP] RE: breastfeeding and diabetes, and asking doctors for input



In medical school I think breastfeeding is mentioned
and I heard doctors usually average one course in
nutrition. Any doctors out there to inform us as to
their expertise on these matters.meg

--- Bridget Roe <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Thank you for your encouragement.  It did take us a
> while to realize that
> the doctors don't always know best.  I still look
> back and regret some of
> the things we allowed them to do.  I believe you
> should always follow your
> instincts and heart.  If I had been stronger, I
> could have stood up for him
> a little more.  The thing that surprised me about
> this situation was that
> the doctor was a neonatologist and head of the NICU
> at one of the 10 largest
> children's hospitals in the nation.  I thought he
> would be just a little
> better informed about breastfeeding.
> Thanks again for your letter
> Bridget
>
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