Wendi Fellner always nursed her baby daughter when she got her childhood immunizations, and that baby has grown into a 9-year-old who’s pretty fearless about shots.
But Fellner, who lives in Winter Park, Fla., will never forget her first -- and last -- visit to the office of a new pediatrician she tried when her daughter was four months old.
The nurse told her it was against the practice’s policy to allow moms to breastfeed babies while they were getting shots. Infants could choke on breast milk if they started crying from the shot, don’t you know?
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