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« on: April 09, 2008, 07:22:02 pm »

When you you start teaching your child to stick himself?  Is there an age? Is there a growth marker ie. his last baby tooth falls out?  Any advice would be appreciated.
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« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2008, 09:41:13 pm »

that's a really great question.  since i don't have kids yet i'm wondering, what are the downsides to the port? are they only for infants, or can they be used throughout life?
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« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2008, 04:56:00 am »

i had a port for about 10 to 11 years. I had it taken out during the spring semester of my sophomore year in high school. I wanted to be a little bit more independent.  Before I had it taken out, I practiced sticking myself. Smiley i know it sounds a little weird, but it just seemed inevitable anyways.  I could have had my port for a longer period though.
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