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#1 of 9 Old 04-03-2008, 09:43 PM - Thread Starter
 
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So our little one had a gunky eye. I was worried I'd need an antibiotic. He is only 9 days old. Pediatrician walks in tells me to massage his tearduct and squirt breastmilk in his eye 3 or 4 times a day. Worked like a charm. How many pediatricians would give you that advice. I love our ped.
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mine said that too, isn't it nice?

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wow yours is good...mine said that he needs surgery...whatever dude
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Wow, yours is awesome!!! Mine gave us an antibiotic. I haven't really been using it though. I have squirked some breasmilk in her eye too! I think I will continue to do it now!!

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Mine said the same thing and it worked like a charm I was shocked at how simple the solution was! And just the right price too! LOL
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My previous pedi said the same thing. Worked great!
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wow yours is good...mine said that he needs surgery...whatever dude
Yikes!! That's scary. Why did he suggest that?!

Rory had a plugged eye duct. I didn't even need to use BM, just a warm compress and firm but gentle wiping from the inside of the eye to the outside unplugged it.
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Heck, I seem to do that anyway!!! Poor girl, I am always spraying her in the face! Darned overactive let down reflex!

(she still has a plugged duct, but it's no problem at this point . . . )
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Passing through I saw your title and I was like 'my old ped was awesome too, I miss her' she would say something like that, then I saw you are in kirkland, my old ped was in redmond, so maybe its the same person. Honestly, the thing I missed perhaps most about moving was leaving her!

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