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  • @llli*cutiemark85's Avatar
    October 28th, 2014, 01:49 AM
    just as it says. again. I know I posted about this before, but that WAS around growth spurt time (3 weeks). my lo is 4wks ( and now 2 days) old. she's bottle fed breast milk and formula, and breastfed with a nipple shield ( we had to do it that way from day one since she was born tong tied- this issue has been corrected). we had an issue with weight gain early on, so hence why she's on formula, her LC and i agreed the bottle was the best delivery method for the supplimentation- she'd spit out al the other SNS's ( to the point shed even spit out the breast and not eat), hence the bottle being involved. I'm under the impression that i haven't ever produced enough milk for her. Im taking supplements to help, but ts something i just roll with. my concern is that, even with formula, she's seemed un satisfied. she's wanted to eat every hour since 2pm, and hasn't really napped that much (she had a big 5 hour nap prior to all of this that she was still in and out of ). she's had bottle and breast, but i haven't been able to pump like I normally do after a feeding. /\I'm following her cues. I'm assuming it she says she's hungry, she must be. i am concerned about over eating, she gets 2 and a half ounces of formula and breast milk, and she drinks it all. she's also on the breast on an average of 20 minutes, sometimes longer- I'm feeding based on her visual cues, but she's packing it away, and wanting more!
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  • @llli*seattlemama's Avatar
    October 23rd, 2014, 10:05 AM
    This is a call for desperate help to all you Moms that have or are still breastfeeding their toddlers. Im sorry its a very long post, details are important. I'd like to know from you how your kid was nursing around 7-8-9-10mo age (the time when they start crawling, standing walking etc that gets them distracted even from nursing.) Did your LO start nursing less and less/more and more during this time frame? How often were they nursing everyday, and how long did each nursing session last, nursing single side/both sides? How much solids were you giving to them and how did that impact their nursing habits? What did you do to make sure you were able to nurse your LO for a longer period of time? My now 9.5mo boy has been ebf and started solids since 5.5mo. I've had this passionate desire to nurse my LO for a long duration (at least up to 18 months.) He was doing fine first few months (although due to sore nipples I had to use a nipple shield for 4months.). LO has been very distractible since around 4-5 mo and that's when he started a latch on latch off game that Id hoped would improve with time. Things have been very hard since then. Around 6-7 months time frame he changed a lot - from having a regular 3hourly nursing he went to nursing only while naps and MOTN. I realized that that's how its gonna be and accepted it because at least he was nursing. He was on solids only once a day until around a month ago when he started solids twice a day. This past month and a half he...
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  • @llli*nicole.vp's Avatar
    October 8th, 2014, 11:25 AM
    Ok so this is the first time I've been on here to post anything so it's all new to me. My hubbys shift just changed from working 3-11pm to 11pm-7am and its taking its toll on me, my 5 month old little boy has decided he wants to constantly eat at night so I'm not getting much sleep on top of it being hard to sleep without hubby, and then I have to get up early with our 8 year old to get him ready for school and our 2.5 year old won't let me go back to sleep after I get my oldest out the door. I'm ready to quit breastfeeding, I don't want to but sometimes I could just scream at how annoying my baby is being, maybe I'm the only one like this idk. I feel like I can't get anything done during the day, I've tried wearing baby we have an ergo and he gets mad cause he wants to see stuff, just like when he eats now he won't sit still he's always looking at something. I'm at this what do I do point, am I not making enough so he wants to eat more or can he sense that I'm stressed, since I feel like hubby's shift makes him help me less with stuff around the house and kids. I really wish they would let him go back on days but they won't. Idk maybe I'm just rambling on about nothing. I will note though that at 5 months old baby on weighs 13lbs 5oz and he was born at 7lbs 4oz and after he had come home from the hospital he had lost 1/2lb so they had us give formula and breastmilk for a week to get his weight up which it did some.
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  • @llli*hayashi's Avatar
    October 17th, 2014, 12:29 PM
    I pump into Medela bottles that came with the pump. Then at night, I transfer milk from those bottles to the Avent bottles for daycare. During the transfer, especially in the first pumped bottle which was in the fridge the longest (~10-12 hrs at that point), milk fat has floated to the top and some would stubbornly stick to bottle's wall no matter how much I shake it. I can't warm it up, so that precious calories just get washed away. I'm just wondering if there are any tips to avoid wasting it.
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  • @llli*shaysmommy's Avatar
    October 9th, 2014, 05:00 PM
    Hi all... My son goes for his 4 month well visit tomorrow. He was 7 lbs 12 oz at birth (born two weeks early by emergency csection) At his 2 month visit he weighed 14 lbs 9 oz. We weighed him at home and he is around 23 lbs. Is this normal for an EBF baby? He's already wearing size 9-12 months. I love my little chunk and unless my pediatrician tells me other wise tomorrow, he is perfectly happy and healthy. I just constantly get comments on his size and sometimes it makes me worry. I feed on demand, which is normally every 2 1/2 to 3 hours ( with the excepting of 6 pm to 8 pm... He just recently started being very fussy at this time and only wanting to nurse) and he even does a 4-5 hour stretch at night. He does comfort nurse and won't take a pacifier. I don't think I over feed him, but that's the impression I get from people when they see how big he is. I guess I'm just looking for some reassurance that he's not the only 23 lb 4 month old!!! :)
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  • @llli*ruchiccio's Avatar
    October 22nd, 2014, 11:36 AM
    Let me first begin by saying that I am so happy that we have made it this far with our breastfeeding relationship! We had lots of struggles in the beginning with terrible latch, tongue-tie issues, crazy supply fluctuations, refusal to take a bottle for a long while (at the babysitter), etc, etc, but we managed and as of now my baby is still nursing a few times a day/night. My problem is this: Throughout my breastfeeding duration, my libido has been very, very low. Normally I'm blessed with a high desire almost all the time and this made me happy. Now, though, while I'm nursing I often feel stressed out about not being in the mood... Only on very rare occasions have I felt a spark. My doctor assured me that I am normal and this is totally normal for a nursing mother. It's the body's natural way of preventing fertility and all that, which I understand. However, breastfeeding is still touted as the #1 way of nourishing one's baby in a physical and emotional way. And when they discuss breastfeeding and all its amazing benefits, they rarely mention this downside, which is affecting me in a great way. But how does one reconcile that with the drawback of a very low libido? If this is a common enough problem, how does everyone do it? Do they just take an intimacy vacation for as long as they are breastfeeding... even 2-3 years? Does it get better if one is only nursing 1-2 times a day? As of now my son nurses a few times by day (small, snacky feedings) and 3 decent...
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  • @llli*vf's Avatar
    October 10th, 2014, 07:50 PM
    Thank you for your posts! I am also struggling with this problem for the past 5 weeks. My son is now 4 months and a week and he is having streaks of bright red blood in his stool for the past 5 weeks. I am on a very strict diet for the past 27 days, but the amount of blood is either the same or sometimes even more :( He sometimes cries a lot after I breastfeed him. I am currently breastfeeding exclusively, but for the first three months I gave him formula quite often as I was sometimes running out of milk. At the end of three months he started by having army green stools with mucus and sometimes bubbles of air. He is very often gassy. I asked my ped what could be the reason and she gave me the same old story diary allergy. I eliminated all dairy along with all other well-known allergens and that is when the bloody streaks started to show us. At first there were dots of bright red blood here and there/not is every stool/not every day. But three weeks ago I started seeing streaks, sometimes more sometimes less. There would be days when the stools are quite normal, mustard colored. At first he was gaining 50 grams/per day, but when the problem started he was gaining about 5-10 grams/day. He is now 67 cm and weighs 7,900 kg. Today I breastfed him and after about 15 minutes he started crying very hard. He cried for about 30 minutes and then calmed a little bit. In about one hour he passed a stool that cut my breathing and made my legs feel like made of cotton. I am on a very...
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  • @llli*jessica.holiga's Avatar
    October 14th, 2014, 03:41 PM
    Hello. I have expensive a decrease in pumping output for about 2 weeks now. I went bac to work and was pumping about 8-9 ounces in 2 sessions. I am gone for 9 hours total. I felt comfortable leaving that amount with her. Them about 2 weeks ago my output started dropping to where I could only pump 4-6 ounces in the 2 sessions. I asked for help - and tried the power nursing weekend, increasing to 4 pumping sessions/day, lactation cookies, making sure I either feed her or pump through the night at least once, changing about membranes and tubing, and imaging pumping sessions to 20-30 minutes each time. I still am now only able to pump 8-9 ounces in all 4 sessions combined - 2 weeks later. So my question is, did I let my supply get too low and now I will never get it back? Or is there something else I can do? The problem is that there are many days where she would rather have another 3 ounces - and I have no reserve, so what she gets is what I pump. I am feeling defeated and like I can't keep up.
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  • @llli*sailorscout27's Avatar
    October 11th, 2014, 11:40 AM
    my baby is 18 weeks and ped said he can have cereal twice a day. I always nurse him a whole side first, then some cereal and then let him finish on the other side to top off. now he nurses 7 -8 times a day as opposed to 9-10 times and he seems to be waiting in between feeds. I am leaking more. will my body adjust to his new schedule? will my supply go down?
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  • @llli*jazztpt's Avatar
    October 16th, 2014, 04:11 PM
    We're trying to figure out what is going on with our otherwise healthy & happy 4-week-old son. At less than one week, our pediatrician told us he was worried about his weight and that we should supplement with formula after breastfeeding. We did so reluctantly (and at first only at night), and this trend has continued so that now after breastfeeding he often cries for food. It seems that I am not able to create enough milk for him, so I'm taking fenugreek, blessed thistle, moringa, and might start a drug called domperidone (recommend by LCs in our area). What we're trying to understand is what is going on with breastfeeding and why our son falls asleep so quickly at the breast. (And hopefully what we can do about it.) He will often either wriggle as if frustrated or fall asleep about 5 minutes in. Then he either screams for food or sleeps for five minutes and then screams for food. Our son has an incredibly strong suck and a small mouth, and breastfeeding has been extremely painful for me until a few days ago. Perhaps the pain prevented my milk from letting down? I pump after almost every feeding (to try to build my supply), so I know that he is not draining the breast. Will he grow out of this? What can we do?
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  • @llli*tomzgirl's Avatar
    October 19th, 2014, 10:31 PM
    Hi, there! I'm reaching out to see if there are any like-minded gals on this page. I've never been pregnant, but we are hoping to adopt a newborn soon, and I want to BF. I've read encouraging things about adoptive moms having success with induced lactation, so I plan to start pumping soon and see what happens. I'd be grateful for any advice, support and/or experiences you've had to help me on this journey!
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  • @llli*miran's Avatar
    October 7th, 2014, 06:44 AM
    Our daughter is 7 weeks and we've been mostly pumping though I still have hopes of primarily nursing. (Initially late milk production and low supply, then high palate despite excess supply, then flow preference, now low supply due to plugged ducts, and also now on antibiotics for a possible "subclinical" infection causing the repeated plugs...) We're still comfort nursing and alternating between breast/bottle when possible, but I have nowhere near enough supply to keep her happy. We had some milk frozen from my brief period of oversupply, so she's been fed nothing but breastmilk for the last 6 weeks, but we're running out quickly. Tonight was dad's second try at "night shift", and this morning is my first day back to work, part-time. I woke up overnight to pump and found that he had fed her the regular 4 oz bottle at 10pm and the next 4 oz bottle at midnight. She still wanted more. Usually these would have gone at roughly 11pm and 3am. She's obviously in a growth spurt based on everything else, but I've got two concerns: 1) Is feeding too much at one time from bottles going to literally stretch out her stomach? She's done better at nursing lately, but I'm only pumping a max of 3.5-4 at a single session, and that's with a great deal of compression/massage. Sidenote: We're using Kiinde bottles which at least force her to try to get the milk out a bit - they don't "drip" milk out at all without some effort. It still seems easier than getting milk out of me...
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  • @llli*liscal's Avatar
    October 6th, 2014, 01:48 PM
    Hi Newbie here... My LO is 9 months old and has pretty much dropped all his milk (breast) feeds. He may have 1 or 2 very small feeds morning and/or afternoon, or some days not at all. The last few days, he hasn't had anything more than a couple of sucks before bed. He still wakes at around 3am and has a decent feed, but that's it. He's doing really well with his solids and eats plenty throughout the day, I'm just worried about him getting dehydrated (I offer water at lunch but he doesn't really touch it) and about our breastfeeding time getting cut prematurely short. Can anyone offer any advice or words of comfort? He has cows milk in his cereal in the morning and usually has at least one yoghurt or fromage frais daily. I'm not sure whether I should boost his dairy intake, or whether that will only make him want even less breastmilk... basically, I'm confused about what the best thing is for him. If anyone has any experience of something similar, I'd love to hear it. :huh Thanks!
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  • @llli*ciantarah's Avatar
    October 18th, 2014, 09:05 PM
    Hi there, I am beyond frustrated right now. This is going to be a really long post and I apologize. There are just so many things happening as far as feeding my LO is concerned, and I don't know how to sort them out. My LO is 7 weeks old tomorrow. The good news is that she seems quite healthy and happy and has been gaining really, really well. Her doctor says she looks great. However, last Sunday there was blood in her stool. Needless to say, I called to talk to an advice nurse. While waiting for a callback, I researched and found info on oversupply and milk protein intolerance. Nurse I talked to totally dismissed the oversupply idea and said, "give up dairy and see a doctor tomorrow." So I did. Monday we saw a nurse practitioner at the pediatric clinic. She also dismissed the oversupply idea so I have continued to be dairy free since then. I also returned to work Monday and am now pumping so my husband, who is a stay at home dad, can feed her while I'm gone. I get about 20 ounces a day pumping 3 times while at work.
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  • @llli*denise111484's Avatar
    October 8th, 2014, 03:56 PM
    Hi everyone, Has anybody experienced slow weight gain in a newborn even if they gave proper output? My 7 week old has 6+ wet diapers and 3-5 dirty everyday. He was born at 7.13 but was 7lb at first dr appt. on sep 5 he was 8lb and now 4 1/2 weeks later is 8.12. I am being advised by some to supplement, and some (my ped) say its not necessary yet. Im confused. Uf you have input i would greatly appreciate because i thouht if the output was there then he should be ok. Also i bought a scale last week and according to that he lost an 1.5 oz. i did battle clogged ducts all last week though. Thanks in advance!!
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  • @llli*cicamica's Avatar
    October 3rd, 2014, 12:28 PM
    ...which is great cause I do have milk supply, :thumbsup but these are my issues: 1) he has barely ever slept more than 30-40 minutes at once during the day.:( Every time he falls asleep after feeding I try to put him down but he won't stay sleep unless I hold him on my chest. He wakes up almost 5-10 min into placing him down and rooting and giving signes like he hasn't eaten for a whole day. Then I feed him again etc and So this goes in circles. :huh 2) I am aware of the growth spurts but this is going on since birth. Is this ever going to shift? He has gained weight, has perfect amount of dirty diapers etc. I've read that other babies sleep 2-3 hrs straight, feed then sleep again. I wish I could say the same. :bow 3) also he shakes his head while my nipple is in his mouth and gets frustrated, cries, bangs his head with my nipple in his mouth...:confused: (this happens after like 3-4 hrs of straight feeding=him hopping from one nipple to the other after loooong hours... :gg
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  • @llli*mistyt's Avatar
    October 9th, 2014, 08:10 PM
    UPDATE: I took my son to a g.i. Doctor. He said "the cause of his discomfort is a slight intolerance to dairy which is irritating his colon and causing it be a little inflamed. This is why it is difficult to have b.m." He told me to stop i taking all dairy and use Almond Milk as a source of calcium. At least 16 oz a day to replace the calcium I am losing breastfeeding. He had me get Culturelle Probiotics capsules. I am to give him a 1/2-1 capsule a day sprinkled in a spoon of applesauce. I asked him about the use of the cutip and Vaseline and he said "it is totally fine. It will not make him dependent on it because his organs are still going to function as they do. Continue to relieve his discomfort nightly before bed, as you've been doing. You can also use suppository." The next day, after 1 dose of probiotics, he had the biggest b.m. he's ever had ON HIS OWN! The next day he had another one. It's definitely helping I hope this helps a stressed out mommy with the same issue.
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  • @llli*sweet.mama83's Avatar
    October 25th, 2014, 05:06 PM
    My daughter is 20 months old and I'm still breast feeding on demand. She was 50th percentile when born (7lbs 3 oz) and now is not on her curve. Only 21.5 lbs at 20 months. Has only gained 2 lbs since her first birthday. Doctor is very worried and said I have to stop breastdeeding so much so that she will eat more solids. She does eat some solids however she is very picky! Won't eat much meat, maybe twice a week. I've tried every kind of food that has high protein/iron but she is just super picky. Anyway, I just need some advice..should I listen to the doc and breastfeed only before bed and in the morning? Or should I continue to breastfeed on demand? I would like to continue for another 8 months ( We plan to get pregnant with second child by then and don't want to continue breastfeeding for a number of reasons which I won't go into right now) my daughter recently got a blood test to check her iron levels (we will get the results in a few weeks) doc is concerned her iron may be low due to the lack of iron rich foods. Daughter is meeting if not exceeding all her milestones and is very happy and active. I know the doc will not be happy if I tell her we haven't changed our ways at our next appointment in 2 weeks. I'm just hoping her iron turns out to be adequate, then I won't have to worry so much. It would be great to hear from other moms and what you think! Thanks:)
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  • @llli*momager's Avatar
    October 12th, 2014, 01:04 PM
    I posted already about a low supply but now fear that my 10 month old is reduced to only comfort nursing. I do not hear her swallow much when she nurses( only wants to nurse to sleep or upon waking). I feel like a failure and am wondering if I should be actively trying to wean her. Every week I feel like I have less and less milk and her suck feels like comfort nursing not nutritive. I really wanted to go longer but it's not looking good.
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  • @llli*whitters225's Avatar
    October 5th, 2014, 03:37 PM
    Hi everyone! I am 2 weeks postpartum and about 4-5 days after delivery I started having vaginal itching. At first I chalked it up to my stitch healing but then the itching spread upwards. My vulva, labia and clit are also extremely itchy. I've tried everything under the sun to relive the itching but nothing seems to bring me relief. I was looking online today and came across an article about atrophic vaginitis occurring in breastfeeding mothers because of the lack of estrogen in my body. It seems the only cure is to take hormone supplements and decrease my milk supply or stop nursing altogether; neither of which I want to do. Phytoestrogens are said to help with estrogen levels but I just don't want to dry my milk up. Anyone have any advice? I don't know how long I can deal with this itching.
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  • @llli*liz.g.autry's Avatar
    October 19th, 2014, 04:57 PM
    Well my ongoing adventure in pumping and breastfeeding continues. My little girl is almost 2 weeks adjusted (15 weeks actual) and I'm getting to the end of my rope as far as pumping goes. I'm just so sick that every two hours I have to put her down to spend 30 minutes pumping. She'll be wide awake and looking around and I have to put her down. I can't delay because that will mess up when I can try to put her to breast next. I've read about some mom's who have had success setting aside a couple of days where the baby just breastfeeds, no bottles. Basically a breastfeeding boot camp. I'm debating whether that is something I want to try with my little one. I still struggle with low supply, pumping a total of 350mL in addition to 4-5 breastfeeding sessions a day. Her latch is rather lazy, she won't open up wide and once she's on milk is constantly dribbling out the side of her mouth. I managed to get her to latch properly yesterday for the first time, no leakage and a good 5 minutes of good deep swallows. She has an upper lip tie. I was concerned she might also have a posterior tongue tie, but our pediatrician said no. He just went by looks though so I'm not so sure. She's still young and has only just started really letting us know if we're late to a feeding. She's also showing nipple preference, if I offer her my breast first she'll chomp and pull and fuss. I have an SNS system but I've only used it a handful of times, it's just so fiddly. I'm just reaching a...
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  • @llli*nursingmama1020's Avatar
    October 14th, 2014, 03:54 PM
    My Baby is six weeks old tomorrow and is still nursing every hour and a half to two hours day AND night. I know it's probably normal, but it seems like he should be having a few longer stretches at least sometimes? I'm just exhausted because I don't ever get any sleep. Milk supply isn't an issue, I pump and get plenty of milk. When he nurses, he feeds until he lets go and seems satisfied. It's just SO often still. Any advice or tips? Or just make me feel better that he's still nursing so often :)
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  • @llli*ckernan's Avatar
    October 27th, 2014, 11:29 AM
    Hi! It seems my little guy has been self weaning from about 11 months old. He began reducing his nursing amount to twice a day at that point, and over the past 4 months has been skipping sessions and reducing the length of time spent nursing. For the most part he just started refusing it whenever offered during the day, save for those morning and bedtime sessions. Over the past 2 weeks, he seems to be reducing and skipping again. Over the past 3 or 4 days he hasn't wanted anything to do with breastfeeding at all, and I am taking this to mean that he is telling me he is done with it. Given his reduced interest over the past several months, I think we are past the point of hoping it was a nursing strike. I plan to continue offering it to him, but obviously can't force it on him! He has an incredibly healthy and varied diet of solid foods otherwise, so I am not concerned about him going hungry or his overall nutrition. My question is: should I be supplementing with other forms of milk? Personally, I believe human milk is for human babies so am not that keen on giving him calf's milk. That being said, our family is not vegan and are not opposed to him consuming it in other things... it's just the straight drinking of it that doesn't quite agree with us. We do give him sippy cups of almond milk for calcium (in addition to the other sources he gets in his diet) from time to time, and he gets a good variety of fats from coconut milk & oil, as well as avocados, flax oils, etc....
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  • @llli*ramom's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:56 AM
    Hi all, This is probably not the right place to post this but I'm hoping someone has some pointers. I don't need to go through our whole story but my baby is 3 months old and we've had a major struggle, and things took a turn for the worse after I went back to work. We made the decision last night to just try exclusive pumping until my milk dries up, combined with formula to make up the difference. I know this is the right decision at this point, for both me and the baby, but I'm feeling so devastated and I don't know how to move on and focus on the important parts of my life. I guess it will get easier over time but before it does I'm going to have to watch the freezer stash get used up, my milk output decline, increase in bottles and formula, etc, all of which is going to be very hard to watch. I guess I just invested too much emotion and effort into this whole breastfeeding thing. Does anyone have any suggestions for how to move on? A support group of some kind? Ways to think about it that aren't so devastating?
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  • @llli*cutiemark85's Avatar
    October 12th, 2014, 07:38 PM
    I think today has just been a day. Our Daughter turned 2 weeks old today, it's also our Anniversary. But it was already off to a rocky start. our daughter wouldn't wake up to eat, so we had to be "mean" to get her up and nurse. that ended in tears for the both of us. she barely nursed at the breast and ended up taking a bottle. ( She's on an SNS because she has a posterior frenulum issue, when she was born they only cut the anterior to see if it'd help, and it really didn't.) So she ate, we went about our business, she napped again, and then we came home. Same thing. Could barely get her up and had to be "mean" again to her to finally wake her up. she barely nursed at the breast, perked up when she got a bottle. I ended up taking her again when she was still hungry, and she nursed at the breast for about 30 minutes, then had another bottle. ( Again, this is part of her SNS, we tried the syringe feed at the breast several times and it was not working.)
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  • @llli*toastedpea's Avatar
    October 7th, 2014, 04:33 PM
    I've tried giving a pacifier and after she calmed down, quickly transferred her to the breast. This works sometimes. Side-lying position worked a few times (interesting!). Then I started giving her 1oz bottles of expressed milk, transferred her to breast after she calmed down. But this didn't always work. She'd want more from a bottle. But I really dislike pumping and washing bottles :) I want to be able to nurse her while I'm with her, and only give her a bottle when I'm away. Any mamas tried anything else that worked for you? Would really appreciate your shares!
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  • @llli*chey08's Avatar
    October 21st, 2014, 06:17 AM
    Hi there, I have a 2 week old baby and she drinks everyb2-3 hours on one breast only for 5-7 min, can that be normal and does she get enough milk? I tried puming out my breast milk and feeding her with a bottle to monitor how much she takes in, however she seems to be more hungry when i bottle feed.. She falls asleep on my breast after 5-7 min, then take winds out to see if she wants more, but she sleeps and then only wakes up 2-3 hours later for the next feed....my concern is, is she getting enough milk and is 5-7 min suffircent enough? She has regular poo and wee nappies. Is it possible that my milk is very filling or that my milk comes out so quickly that it fills her tummy quickly?
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