Clinging to ‘lovie’ no cause for alarm

Posted: March 20, 2013 at 3:09 a.m.

“Where’s your baby?” said the mother to her sobbing 3-year-old daughter. “You need your baby!” Her older daughter began digging through the two large diaper bags, and triumphantly extracted a fuzzy pink blanket. The 3-year-old grabbed the blanket and tucked it up under her chin, gripping it tightly. “There’s your baby!” the mother and the older sister said in unison. The crying subsided, and we went on with the medical exam.

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Family, Pages 34 on 03/20/2013