co-breastfeeding - page 2

A question for any of you experienced RN's- is there any danger or value to this practise? Ananova: Woman breastfeeds puppy A New Zealand woman is breastfeeding her Staffordshire bull... Read More

  1. by   maire
    Well I found a link to the story, if nothing else.

    The New Zealand Herald
  2. by   Zhlake
    Quote from Hardknox
    Wow! I thought I'd heard everything. I wonder if the people at breastfeeding.com have heard of this???? :chuckle

    I am an active member at bf.com and yes this was discussed quite extensively. I think everyone thought it was very bizarre.

    I seem to remember seeing an update of this story that the woman ended up losing custody of her child after this. I think there was much more to the story, and this was just the most publized thing.
  3. by   UM Review RN
    I seem to remember seeing an update of this story that the woman ended up losing custody of her child after this
    But they let her keep the doggie???!!
  4. by   Spidey's mom
    Quote from Angie O'Plasty, RN
    But they let her keep the doggie???!!





    Nursing a dog is not normal.

    steph
  5. by   UM Review RN
    Quote from stevielynn





    Nursing a dog is not normal.

    steph
    And I'll just bet that the dog knows it, too.

    Couldn't that be considered animal abuse??
  6. by   NRSKarenRN
    From the article dated 11/18/204:

    1. Child born August 29 and is now on bottled milk--at 3 1/2 months.
    2. Directly breastfeeding pup.
    3. Mother again pregnant.


    Yep, those pregnancy hormones can make you do strange things.
  7. by   Chaya
    Like they say-takes all kinds!
  8. by   acgemt
    All I have to say is yuck. I love my dog, but not that much!!!

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