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Taking Babies from the Mother


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Posted by amy on May 07, 2003 at 21:23:39:

In Reply to: Taking Babies from the Mother posted by Kevin Ray on May 07, 2003 at 19:48:35:

:When I pull babies to feed off, How many should stay with the mother? I have heard of them getting an infection do to noone taking the milk from the moms.

:Kevin

an infection can occur but it is rare. usually if you take all babies then nothing is wrong. The problems arise when you want to keep a few babies to raise. then to keep an adequate milk flow you must have at least 4-5 babies nursing to avaiod her drying up. :o)




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