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If you and your best friend had a baby at the same time, would you breastfeed her baby if it was okay with her?

This is not a personal question---I had this convo with my best friend once--we aren't pregnant or breastfeeding.

What would you all do? Yes? No?

Could you breastfeed someone else's child?


Asked by Anonymous at 8:45 PM on Sep. 10, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (24)
  • I became gravely ill when my youngest was 3 weeks old. I was hospitalized and had surgery. If my best friend who was thinking about weaning hadn't nursed my son he would have had to be put on formula. I didn't have a problem with it in that situation. If I was capable and it was an emergency, yes, I would.

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 8:58 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • I would feed a hungry baby. If I have food it is selfish and wrong not to.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 9:01 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Yup, sure why not? I agree w/ SleepingBeautee's perspective.

    Answer by new_mom808 at 9:07 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • If it was an emergency situation, I would nurse anyone's baby. Non emergency, probably not.

    Answer by Christina807 at 9:09 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • i would. Its a baby. Its not like your lending out your boob to just anyone lol.

    Answer by Keaton_Hazel at 9:31 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • I would if it was a rare thing. I think I may only have the tolerance to nurse my child.

    Answer by Wheepingchree at 9:36 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • absolutely! I have before

    Answer by stressedmomma13 at 9:42 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • My best friend and I have newborns that are 2 wks apart and even though it wouldnt be my 1st choice I would def. do it over formula. It's a baby, if he or she needs to be fed and I could do that for them then I would.

    Answer by Nienna7477 at 9:43 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • No......I wouldn't want to bond with her child like that.

    Answer by colethky at 8:47 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • No.

    Answer by mompam at 8:48 PM on Sep. 10, 2010