[DWJ] nursing

Sally Odgers sally at sallyodgers.com
Sun Sep 11 08:39:23 EDT 2011

> breastfeeding my kids - we tend to call it 'breastfeeding' more often than
> 'nursing' here), which is fairly active and influential. I don't know if
> we have La Leche here. My sister-in-law is an ABA counsellor, and pretty
> active in the organisation though her kids are grown up. 
> Ros

  Yes, we do, don't we? We use "nursing" as a career term ("She's going 
nursing") or as an activity (nursing my sick sister). When we talk 
about "nursing a baby" we usually mean holding/cuddling it. "Would you 
like a nurse?" is frequently heard from mums to hovering female rellies 
of friends. 
  Sally O

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