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My daughter is 3 months old and her doc taught me how to do a heel stick at home…for the first month or so I took her to the hospital for them to do it, but even though it’s right down the street they insisted that I learn how to do it myself. At first I made her godmother do it, but then I decided if I’m always scared to do it, then she’ll think she can get away with throwing a fit and not have to do it. So, since then I’ve been doing them weekly myself, I think she’s FINALLY getting used to it though, cuz now I can do it when she’s sleeping and she won’t wake up screaming!!! lol

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