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    Question Have you ever breastfed somebody else's baby?

    Kind of a spin off after I saw a reply in another thread...
    I have not breastfed somebody else's baby. I babysat my nephew once when he was under 6 months and I was still breastfeeding DS, and kind of thought it would be fun to try it. But in the end I chickened out and decided not to because I hadn't asked my sister and although she probably wouldn't have found out I still felt weird about it (plus, she had expressed plenty, so there was no need). If I was ever in an emergency situation and a baby needed feeding I would definitely do it though

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    No and I wouldn't unless it was an emergency and not unless the parents were aware , I think it's a bit creepy someone else trying to breast feed your child without your knowledge , i would feel really wierd about it.

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    No I haven't but I don't think it would worry me to do so. I would love to donate ebm next time if I can

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    No, I've never breast fed any baby, but my kids have both been breast fed by a family member on a few occasions, it was easier than going home to get more formula.

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    No I haven't but I don't think I'd have a problem with it. I would never do it without the parents permission though unless it was an emergency.

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    I haven't but nearly did in an emergency. Ended up sorting itself out tho. I offered to feed my friends as they were having trouble with bub opening up wide and she had mastitis so suggested we swap but they decided to FF. I wish I could donate but my boobs are impossible to express!!! I can get like 5ml out! It's weird cause I have like at least 3 let downs a feed! (as in u can always hear dd gulping and gasping for air!)


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    I havnt but yes I would if it was needed and parents had given permission

    When my brother was a bub my mum my Aunty were bf at the same time as my cousin was 6 months older than my brother. They were driving somewhere with mum driving and my brother started crying with out asking permission my Aunty started feeding my brother. Lol my mum said it shocked her so much as she hadnt asked first and probably felt a little weird as my Aunty was married to my dads brother so not blood related to mum or my brother
    When I was born I had latching issues and when mum was still in hospital another new mum fed me so I could get colostrum my poor mum didn't end up feeding me as I was such a naughty bub I wouldn't even latch on to the bottle

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    I never have, but I'm new to bf and only know one other person who bf. I definitely would in an emergency. It would be weird for me but I would prefer the baby have breastmilk if that's what it Is usually fed.

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    I haven't but I would, with the mothers permission.

    Has anyone else seen the footage of Salma Hayek breastfeeding a hungry little bubba in an African orphanage? It made me cry, good on her.

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    Etienne, I see your in SA! Haha if you ever wanna break... Lols!


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