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 I have to prick my daughters heel twice a week and it always works so much better if i get her heel hot first. i run a rag under hot water and the microwave for 45seconds and wrap it around her heel while  get her lancent and test paper ready. I Have found that if i don't heat her heel up it is almost impossible to get enough blood out of her without having to stick her multiple times.

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