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KristiKon
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Sammysmom, that is a great idea about giving her the bottle right after the poke…we will definately try that! And I had to laugh when I read what you wrote about “making pretties” . nSo basically, I’m wimping out on my first try to take her blood at home. I know, all this complaining I did and now I’m waiting until next month. The reason, though, is that her 9 mo. check-up is the same day that I’m supposed to do the test if I do it at home. I don’t want to poke her anymore that day since she will already be getting shots. So even though the clinic will be doing it again this time, it will be a few days after her shots so she’ll have a little break from needles.
I’m such a chicken .
–Kristi

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