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do they make you..

after you have your baby and the nurses bring the baby back to u, after being cleaned up! do they expect you to breastfeed? or is that when or if you choose to breastfeed?

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Asked by savanah520 at 6:57 PM on Jan. 13, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Only if you plan to

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:58 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • They will ask you if you want to try but they won't make you.

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 6:58 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • If you plan to.

    Answer by Misteh at 6:59 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • thank you!

    Comment by savanah520 (original poster) at 6:59 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Like everyone else said, only if you want to

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 7:00 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • You only have to breastfeed your baby if you want to. They will ask you most likely when your being admitted. They will give the baby to you right away, or after they clean it up, but not necessarily to feed but to hold and bond. It's an experience you'll never forget, just to hold your new born baby.

    Answer by MyAngel003 at 7:03 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • It's totally optional. I do suggest writing up a birthing plan and giving it to your OB. It should touch bases with visitors, breast feeding, etc.

    Answer by Razelda at 7:07 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Like all other mom's said,'s totally optional. They asked me both times, and baby doesn't have to feed right away if you plan to breast feed, if you do, I suggest getting a little bit of rest first. It's a wonderful experience(giving birth) , one that you'll never forget, that's for sure! Goodluck Mommy-to-be! Wish you and baby all the best.

    Answer by knicole0708 at 7:11 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • They don't MAKE you but I don't know why you wouldn't want your baby to have the best.

    Even if you only nurse once it's beneficial. HAVE YOU DONE ANY RESEARCH AT ALL?

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:24 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • You breastfeed only if u want but if you're going to the sooner the better.

    Answer by randibosin at 7:36 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

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