9 month check up

Amber - posted on 09/21/2009 ( 3 moms have responded )

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ok i was just wondering if i am the only parent that had to have this. when i took my baby to the doc today for her 9 mo check up i had to take my baby to the hospital to get blood work done. its just the standard lead and hemoglobin was what i was told. i thought it was a prick on the foot but when i got there it was a blood draw for to lil viles of blood. very tramatizing for me and her!! i was wondering if anyone else had to have blood drawn for hemoglobin and lead tests?

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Amber - posted on 09/22/2009

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ya see we didn't have any shots just the blood draw and thats it she doesn't get any more vaccines til 12 months.

Lauren - posted on 09/22/2009

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i just had my son's 9 month checkup yesterday and we just had a normaly checkup visit, needles and thats it... no blood drawing for us! That is wierd i've never heard of that ( i'd be upset too!)

Alyssa - posted on 09/21/2009

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We had our 9 month check-up last week and didn't have any blood drawn. It was just a "normal" visit for us. Wow- I think I would have been traumatized too....

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