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April 4th, 2009, 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by TheOtherMichelle View Post
I'm sort of considering a homebirth for our next baby.. not that we will be ready anytime soon or anything.. but I am curious, can the midwife order the PKU test or do you have to go through your pedi?
My midwife did the PKU test herself in her office.

Originally Posted by cheezpoofs View Post
My midwife had all the supplies and took care of it on his one day old visit. It was really hard for me to watch though, because he cried his eyes out which made me cry. Poor little newborn baby!

My midwife wrapped Kayori's foot in a heat pack for a few minutes, then she poked her, and Kayori didn't cry at all.

Amara had her's done at the hospital and she screamed for a long time poor girl.
Jenny - Wife to James - Mommy to Amara(8), Kayori (6),
and Rinoa (1)
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