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#31 of 32 Old 07-31-2010, 11:16 PM
 
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I'm thinking of The Office episode too...

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I am against getting rid of nurseries. When I delivered my first, I was in labor for over 24 hours. I had no sleep and was in no way capable of tending to a baby. I welcomed the help of the nursery. It is not horrible for mothers and babies. It can be helpful and warranted when the mother needs a little rest so she can regroup after labor.
Stopping taking most babies to the nursery wouldn't take that away from you. At one of the hospitals where I attend births, they don't use a nursery for healthy babies, but the nurses will hold the baby for you at the nurses' station.

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