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BreaMarie91
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Is she new at this? Or has she maybe never taken blood from an infant? I’m just trying to think why it would be so hard for her to get blood from your daughter. If you can’t do blood tests at home then could you maybe see if your nurse could do a heel/finger prick instead (if she knows how to do it that is).
I’m not sure if it would be that hard to draw blood. I’ve seen my dad do it a million times for my mom (he used to be a phlebotomist). Then again I suppose it is different for every person taking the blood and patient.
I guess I don’t really have any other advice, but I hope something gets worked out! nBre

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