Mom breast-feeds wrong baby in mix-up

Mom breast-feeds wrong baby in mix-up

There are 33 comments on the KASA-TV Albuquerque story from Dec 7, 2012, titled Mom breast-feeds wrong baby in mix-up. In it, KASA-TV Albuquerque reports that:

The mother of a newborn said a hospital nurse gave her son to another woman for breast-feeding. Tammy Van Dyke is now resting at home with her son Cody in Apple Valley, Minn., but Abbott Northwestern Hospital admits to the mix-up. The hospital released a statement saying a newborn was taken to the wrong room and "briefly breast-fed" by another ... (more)

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#22 Dec 8, 2012
Buffet?

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#23 Dec 8, 2012
nope...... just finger food

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#24 Dec 8, 2012
that is where the expression . i will just nip ple

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#25 Dec 8, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
You'd sue?....that's one of the problem's in this country...sue-happy people....
I agree, what's the harm?

If the breast feeder had HIV, there's still no harm unless the baby dies. Be thankful for the free lunch.

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#27 Dec 8, 2012
I've never heard of diseases being passed on through breast milk, but I guess it might be possible these days.

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#28 Dec 8, 2012
What I thought of was - if they mix them up for that, could they mix them up when it's time to leave?

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#29 Dec 8, 2012
Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>I agree, what's the harm?
If the breast feeder had HIV, there's still no harm unless the baby dies. Be thankful for the free lunch.
I'm all for this wetnurse talk.....Only wonder what i should pay, seeing as how i don't have kids....Is there tipping?

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#30 Dec 8, 2012
info: What can happen if someone else's breast milk is given to another child?
HIV and other serious infectious diseases can be transmitted through breast milk. However, the risk of infection from a single bottle of breast milk, even if the mother is HIV positive, is extremely small. For women who do not have HIV or other serious infectious diseases, there is little risk to the child who receives her breast milk.

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#31 Dec 8, 2012
Now her kid will be damaged, contaminated, and scarred for life, so naturally she'll want about $2M for that...

Seriously, I am glad everyone is okay and that the hospital actually admitted to their error.

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#32 Dec 8, 2012
tallyho wrote:
info: What can happen if someone else's breast milk is given to another child?
HIV and other serious infectious diseases can be transmitted through breast milk. However, the risk of infection from a single bottle of breast milk, even if the mother is HIV positive, is extremely small. For women who do not have HIV or other serious infectious diseases, there is little risk to the child who receives her breast milk.
Very true. I know an HIV+ couple who gave birth to 2 HIV- kids. The hospital took precautions, the mother didn't breast feed, and the health department made her give the babies the HIV cocktail for a year and be regularly tested during that time. They have tested negative every time since them. So even HIV+ mothers can give birth to babies without it.

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#33 Dec 8, 2012
Now if both were to breastfeed each other's child, it would be tit for tat.

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#34 Dec 8, 2012
I find it odd that the woman didn't know it wasn't her own baby...I mean WHAT..??...very Jerry that..

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#36 Dec 8, 2012
So? My first thought was wet nurses too.

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