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  • @llli*mrshal07's Avatar
    November 18th, 2014, 01:55 PM
    Hi everyone! My name is Carolyn and I just had my first baby, a boy, on October 30. He came in at 7 lbs 7 ounces and at his 2 week appointment he was up to 8 lbs 6 ounces. The first week and half, two weeks were great. He nursed every 2.5 to 3 hours and would fall right back to sleep. Sometimes I would have to wake him to nurse. Well now, poor Magnus is having a hard time and so is Mama! I feel so bad and need some advice. We are desperate! Magnus is wanting to nurse practically every hour. I offer both breasts with a burp between and after. But what's getting us is the gas. He wakes himself up screaming with gas. I just don't know how to help or if I'm doing something wrong. He will nurse for 15-30 minutes on the first side, then 5-8 minutes on the second. If you need more info or have advice, I am willing to listen and try anything to help my sweet boy! Thanks.
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  • @llli*mamer3's Avatar
    November 17th, 2014, 06:51 AM
    My little girl will be 3 weeks old on Wednesday. I didn't manage to breastfeed my other two children so I am determined to do so this time! It was all going well and we got through engorgement, cracked nipple and blocked ducts. She always opened her mouth wide and latched on straight away. Then when she was 2 weeks old everything changed. She suddenly became so difficult to latch. She just will not open her mouth wide at all when I try to latch her on. She's also turning her head rooting but it's off the wrong way! Her head goes down towards my legs and it's hard to even get her back to where the nipple is. I rub it from nose to chin but she still won't open. She seems to want to just suck the nipple in and her tongue is all over the place. She is definitely hungry and her hands are going crazy and getting in the way and her head is flying off in the wrong direction. When I do get her on its sore throughout the feed with a burning pain on the top or bottom of the nipple on each suck. At the end of the feed or as soon as I take or off to try again there is a white ridge across the nipple and sometimes a white area on the top of the nipple. I now keep taking her off until it's either right or I give up and put up with the least amount of pain. The constant taking her on and off makes me so sore as well. Between the two battles of getting her to latch on in the first place and then for it to be correct and not painful its becoming increasingly difficult and...
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  • @llli*kristenw's Avatar
    November 21st, 2014, 02:01 PM
    My daughter is 3.5 months old. I've been dairy/soy free for 5 weeks due to mucous/blood in her stool ( I was dairy/soy free for 14 months while I nursed my son so this isn't a surprise/issue for me). The blood has gotten worse lately so we went to see a pediatric g.i. specialist. The Dr. told me that my daughter is likely allergic to my breastmilk. I asked if she meant she's allergic to food I'm eating being passed through my milk. The dr. said, no, she's likely allergic to my actual milk because since we're mammals there is whey and casein in our milk and some babies can't process that. I said that sounded really rare and she said my daughter is one of the rare ones. Is this even a possibility? I called the IBCLC I've worked with and she said she's never heard of it but is researching it. The dr. said she wanted to do a scope of her colon and if the damage was too bad I'd have to stop nursing immediately and switch to hypoallergenic formula. We did the scope, the damage wasn't too bad so I'm "allowed" to nurse for two more weeks and see how things go from there. I just want as much information I can get to make the most informed decisions I can!
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  • @llli*3littlesprouts's Avatar
    November 18th, 2014, 09:02 PM
    Let me start by saying i live in a foreign country where health care is not the best. The doctors are 20 years behind, at least! Everything my doctor says i take with a grain of salt, although looking back i have made MANY mistakes based on his advice. I recently went in for my twins 6 month check-ups and he informed me they were not gaining enough weight. I'm supposed to come back when they turn 7 months to check it, and if it's not sufficient i'm supposed to start supplementing with formula. I have worked extremely hard to build up my milk supply and the thought of giving them formula just like THAT just doesn't feel right. He suggested giving them two feedings of solids instead of one. That seems like too much to me, and i thought breast milk had more calories in it? In the mean time i decided to go back to taking my fenugreek and blessed thistle in case its a milk supply issue, i also am trying to feed them for a little bit longer at each feeding. I typically have 3-4 letdowns per feeding, more in the evening. When they wake in the night, i bring them both into bed with me, and they feed quite a bit until morning. Slightly difficult/annoying, but i do love the night time snuggles and the extra sleep i get. Here are the facts. Baby A was born at 5 lb 3 oz, Baby B was born at 4 lb 1 oz. They were born at 36 weeks. I don't have all the weights in between, but I'm pretty sure it was 4 months when they doubled their weight. Now, Baby A is weighing 13 lbs 9 oz and...
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  • @llli*darcy.smum's Avatar
    November 17th, 2014, 05:28 PM
    Good evening, I am new to this forum . During the weekend it occurred to me how alone I feel. I am a 'been there got the tee-shirt breastfeeding mum'. 18 years ago I breast fed my daughter for 18 months and three years later my now 15 year old for another 18 months. Now... second marriage, I have an almost ten month old daughter and am happily breastfeeding her. However, whilst shopping over the weekend I sat in the JL breastfeeding area amongst the 'new' mums. I received a few strange looks , to my feeding, in comparison, 'huge baby'. I felt excluded from their conversations as though it was weird for me to still be feeding my baby. Now, I have to mention, whilst terribly shy, I will feed my baby anywhere . If I am having a coffee, and my daughter wants milk, then she will receive. I feed in church , I fed on the bus for the first time last week. Sadly I do receive strange looks and odd comments. Has time changed that much in 18 years or am I more sensitive in my forties? I would really welcome your views. PS... my husband hates me breastfeeding which is why I cannot confide how I am feeling to him.
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  • @llli*colomom27's Avatar
    November 22nd, 2014, 07:35 AM
    My daughter just turned one last month and she has been a breastfed and coslept baby her entire life. I have no desire to give up nursing, but lately I feel like everyone is trying their best to convince me! At her 12 month appointment, her doctor told me that she "has no nutritional reason to breastfeed anymore" and that I need to stop nursing her at night because, "She doesn't need it" and "this is when those manipulative behaviors start":yikes. I pretty much disregarded what she said (despite my husband's "I told you so"s), but this week she went to her first dentist appointment and he said the same thing! He said that nursing her at night will "destroy" her teeth. I know there's a lot of research that says otherwise, and weaning her from nursing at night right now would be a straight horror show, but I didn't bother to question him. Are there other moms out there dealing with this? Have your baby's teeth not been "destroyed"? I honestly feel like the only support I've gotten thus far has come from this site and a few coworkers. :gg
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  • @llli*jessicanewmom's Avatar
    November 20th, 2014, 07:29 PM
    Hi! I'm an infrequent pumper, but as my 1 year old sleeps longer stretches at night I've been pumping on my low-performing side to try to maintain a supply. I have a Pump In Style but it's not nearly as effective as hand expressing -- plus it's such a hassle for once a day, one side pumping. The problem with hand expressing is that my aim isn't very good & I end up dribbling milk everywhere. Would a manual pump be closer than hand expression? Or does anybody have tips for less-messy hand expression?
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  • @llli*probs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:02 PM
    Hi there, I am posting on behalf of both my wife and myself (She literally doesn't have more than 10 minutes between feeds at the moment so posting this message herself would be pretty much impossible) We have a three week old baby who never appears to be satisifed after nursing at the breast. She feeds well from what we can tell (Latch for the most part appears ok, Swallowing noises etc) however she never rests between feeds and is literally (And I use the term correctly) feeding every 15-20 minutes. She does not sleep at all (And again, I am not exagerating) during the day. This is both physically and emotionally demanding and if I am honest we are at the point where kind words and empty promises of 'It will get better, Honest!' are no longer going to cut it ... So what have we done? Well, we have had advice from various midwifes/breast feeding support groups as initially she was tongue tied which has been rectified. Initially this made feeding worse as expected but we are confident feeding is back to where it was if not a little bit better. Everyone we have spoken to says that the freqeuency of feeding is normal and that we should just suck it up and get used to the fact newborns require a lot of nursing. This we understand however the fact she is never satisifed is concerning us and got use wondering if this is indeed in her best interests. Whilst her weight appears good and has made back her birth weight she screams and screams when not on the breast....
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  • @llli*summergreen's Avatar
    November 19th, 2014, 09:38 AM
    My baby is 3.5 months. We have had a lot of difficulty breast feeding. Initial low weight gain for her and cracked, bleeding, painful nipples for me. We worked a lot on latch, ended up using a nipple shield for two months (which saved our breastfeeding relationship), saw two IBCLCs and finally had upper lip and posterior tongue ties released. After the tongue tie releases at 2.5 months things got so much better! We weaned off the nipple shield completely, so much less pain for me and her weight gained bumped up (Dr. said she is very comfortable with her weight gain now). However, over the last week some pain has come back (along with one small crack on each nipple), mostly during side laying feeding at night. She bedshares with us and eats every 2 to 3 hours or more during the night. Most of the pain seems to be from vasospasms after she is done eating, which I have had off and on (looking back I realize I even had them before breastfeeding). However sometimes it feels like she is chomping on my nipple again however nipple isn't weird shaped after feeding like it used to be. I've tried to be very conscientious about putting her on with a good latch but it is definitely not perfect. I don't think it is thrush, pain is centered completely on nipples, but I could be wrong. Any ideas? I was just starting to get comfortable with our new and improved breastfeeding relationship and the prospect of a year or more of uncomfortable breast feeding is a little depressing. ...
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  • @llli*gmcx77's Avatar
    November 21st, 2014, 08:06 AM
    hi ladies so I'm not sure if I have it or not. Last night I fed LO and then went to shower after I was putting her to sleep and I felt a lump on my right breast more towards the bottom and closer to rib. It's sore to touch and still hard. <br /> Last night I put a hot compress on it but still no relief I fed LO on the right side to see if maybe she could clear a possible "clog" so this morning before hubby left to work I told him to feel it.. And he's like omg babe get it checked out adapt maybe it's breast cancer ( have had many ppl we know go thru it this year). I told him relax it may be a clog but who am I to know!! <br /><br /> My nipple is white but not sure if this is normal or not. Now LO is 3 months and never experienced this before. Of course hubby's comment got me worried. <br /><br /> I haven't seen my regular dr in years. I called my OB he openss at 10 but would he even be able to diagnose me? If not then who do I see? <br /><br /> All the info on the web also has me confused. <br /><br /> I still have a hot compress on it and I tried to pump after feeding but got about 10 drops.<br /><br /> Any suggestions on what to do? <br /><br /> Don't want to think about breast cancer but would a lump develope that quick? <br /><br /> TIA
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  • @llli*martekm's Avatar
    November 19th, 2014, 09:25 PM
    Hi, I'm new to the site / forum. I have decided to post as I am at a complete loss with breastfeeding my one month old daughter. As a matter of fact my issues are very similar to what another member described in her post (LINK). I had a rocky start as I did not know what to do when DD was first born. I received a bit of help in the hospital but when we came home I wasn't providing her with enough food, and she was almost constantly crying. Four days later, we visited a lactation consultant at the hospital that showed me the basics - we settled on a football hold as DD moves her head around a lot. Fast forward two weeks later, I don't know what happened but I started to experience a stabbing pain at the bottom of my nipple. I cringed every time I put DD on, and had to often re-latch her. I switched to a cross-cradle position but we never fully recovered. I could get her latched on without pain on the left side after few tries, but the right one was completely out of service. I continued to feed her only on the left side thinking it was sufficient (she'd stay on for about 20 minutes, and go to sleep). At the start of last week, she started to get extremely fussy, she'd battle me the minute I'd try to latch her on, she'd push me away, move her head around, move her tongue - it was a complete nightmare. Three days into it, I again went to see LC. To my despair, the LC checked her weight, and she was still not back at her birth weight. I was not feeding her...
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  • @llli*anikuv's Avatar
    November 17th, 2014, 08:55 PM
    I am exclusively breast feeding my 7 months old baby girl. I pump 4-5 times/day on weekdays and try power pumping on weekends. I have been bottle feeding her since i started working since she was 3 months old and breastfeed her in the evenings/night. I have noticed an overall decrease in amount of milk i express while pumping but off late have noticed more decreased in quantity. I eat fenugreek leaves/seeds, have satavarex (asparagus powder), sesame seeds, oatmeal daily. I would want to continue pumping and feeding her breast milk. Please help to increase the supply.
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  • @llli*shenny's Avatar
    November 18th, 2014, 10:10 AM
    Ever since I found out I was pregnant I've been determined to breastfeed. The trouble was that I had this image of delivering my baby as naturally as possible, taking her into my arms, and feeding her with no difficulty. Unfortunately, I had to be induced, never dilated, and ended up with a c-section Halloween morning. But my little redheaded pumpkin was perfectly healthy and beautiful and I was happy nonetheless. No one bothered to explain how hard it would be to breastfeed with large breasts, though (I was a DD cup before I got pregnant) so you can imagine my devastation when I tried to feed her at first. She latched, but only when a nurse half-heartedly helped me or my fiance supported her head for me. I'd told the nurses with utter confidence that I strictly wanted to breastfeed, but she was't getting enough to eat and ended up with jaundice... so of course I had to consent to give her formula. It was taking me too long to get her to eat and I was pretty terrified, We had to keep her under the lights as much as possible so the nurses advised us just to give her a bottle. I have to admit I cried quite a lot looking at her under those lights and knowing it was basically my fault she was sick. The pediatrician at the hospital even asked if I was still going to breastfeed and when I told him I was he said, "Well, the nurses were pretty sure you were just going to quit and switch to the bottle." I thought it would be easier when I got home. But my mom was here to...
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  • @llli*lexi113's Avatar
    November 18th, 2014, 03:44 PM
    Hi All! New to LLLI. LO was born 9.9oz on 7/22 and milk flow was excellent! BF on demand and pumped when she slept. Once or twice a week we'd give her formula followed by BF before bed. She has slept 7-11 hours every night since we brought her home. After she'd finish BFing, I'd pump and then again in the morning. Engorgement would wake me up - or waking in a puddle! Morning pumps were making 8-9oz (Left breast) and 4-5oz (right breast) Fast forward 2 months. I had appendicitis 9/20 and was released from the hospital on 9/21 - unable to pump while I was there so I hand expressed. Came home and pumped and dumped (anesthesia) until nighttime 9/22. Beginning the next day we started to BF again like clock work (and pump when she slept). Morning pump still making 8-9oz/ 5-6oz. Every midday bottle was making 4.-5oz (x2) I began working again on 10/20. Since 10/20 I have produced 4oz/4oz in the morning, I pump every 2 hours only getting 1.5oz/1oz. I leave at 7am and get home at 7pm. The first thing we do is BF from both breasts - baby SCREAMS!!!!! There's just not enough. I usually have to give her one of the 2-3oz bottles I made. We have to supplement with formula during the day because the tiny bottles I'm bringing home from work just aren't cutting it!
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  • @llli*browncow's Avatar
    November 17th, 2014, 09:33 AM
    Hi all it's been awhile! Baby #3 joined our family two weeks ago and breast feeding has gone beautifully until now. DS2 is losing suction and smacking while eating and I'm not sure what if anything I can do to fix it. I had thought it might resolve when my engorgement went away but thats been a couple of days and it has not :( He is not TT but is upper lip tied; his latch seems ok though and had been very comfortable until now, unlike my first two. Help please!
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  • @llli*bcsant's Avatar
    November 20th, 2014, 11:51 AM
    Hey mamas - I am EBF my 4 week old and am now having a few concerns, but am not sure if I should even be worried. For the first few weeks, he had great, "typical" BF poops - yellow and seedy. Now, they range in color and texture. For example, his first 3 poops today were yellow, but not seedy. Then, he started having dark green, kinda slimy poops. Sometimes a bit runny. He nurses on one side only (I thought this was the best way for him to get hindmilk?) at each feeding. Obviously, if he is still hungry, I will switch to the other side - but he's never seemed to need it. He generally "falls off" or lets go of the latch naturally when he is full.
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  • @llli*varuuka's Avatar
    November 17th, 2014, 11:30 AM
    I'm planning to begin weaning my baby at 1 year (in one month), but I'm having a hard time finding information on what my baby can switch to other than cow's milk once she is weaned from breast milk. I'm considering goat milk and coconut milk but am trying to learn more about the benefits or disadvantages of each? I've heard that no milk besides cow's milk has the right nutrients or fats for brain development. Is that true?
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  • @llli*coolranchdressing's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:14 AM
    I'm EBF my second child now (he's 6 weeks) and its going so well! However, when I complain that my son wakes me up at night and I'm tired (all normal things), my husband recommends I use formula at night. He usually says this when we are having an argument over something. I think in his mind he thinks formula is a magic potion and will have our son sleep 12 hours or something. He is a good man, but this issue is annoying (he was a formula feed baby...maybe that's why...lol) I tell him formula feed babies may sleep a bit better but, 1) no guarantee they will 2) why introduce formula esp if BF is going so well 3) may actually cause other issues (gas, tummy upset, allergies, etc) 4) is actually more work (esp at night getting the bottle, etc) does anyone have any personal experiences with BOTH formula and BF and how it affected sleeping? don't worry, I wont use formula but I just need some amo against my hubby.
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  • @llli*mwiggs's Avatar
    November 21st, 2014, 03:51 PM
    My second daughter is 6 weeks old today. When she was 3 weeks old she starting having a bad reaction to my milk and was only gaining about half the weight she souls have been. She was crying all the time for no reason. Her poop was frequent and she cried whenever she had a BM. Also her little rectum would pop out like a donut. At her one month her pediatrician and I agreed to try Alimentum (formula) to see if that would help. After a week on it, she finally gained weight and became a happy normal newborn. Now I would love to go back to breastfeeding even if it's once or twice a day. I've been pumping to keep up my supply. But when I try to feed my daughter and she actually gets some of my milk in her she ends up crying inconsolably a couple hours later. I've eliminated all allergies from my diet except coconut, corn, and a few seeds. My first daughter is allergic to dairy, so I got rid of that 2 weeks before I gave birth. I'm literally eating rice and chicken at every meal. (On the plus side I'm below my prepregnancy weight.) I've tried making sure to pump before feeding her so she gets hind milk, tried formula breast milk combo. I've even tried a bottle of expressed milk. Also, my daughter is on Prevacid for reflux. I think I just want to know should I give up and just go with formula or should I wait a month and try again. The pumping to keep up my supply is getting in the way of parenting my other daughter well. Any thoughts would be appreciated! (Sorry...
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  • @llli*erin.in.middletown's Avatar
    November 17th, 2014, 04:53 PM
    http://www.psmag.com/navigation/business-economics/unseen-consequences-pumping-breast-milk-94181/ "The practice of pumping frequently or exclusively is continuing to grow. According to data from the latest iteration of the Infant Feeding Practices Survey (2005-07), among U.S. moms of healthy, full-term infants, 85 percent have used a breast pump at some point, 25 percent pump their milk regularly, and six percent pump exclusively. Problematically, the rise of pumping also implies that moms don’t need as much time at home to spend with their babies—they can simply pump, store, and go back to work. What most moms may not know is that beneath the perceived convenience of pumping, there are potential consequences both for workplace norms and for the health of themselves and their infants. There’s an assumption that bottle-feeding breast milk to a child is equivalent to breastfeeding, but that may not be the case." The above quote is from the article. I don't know about the tone of the article (perhaps it errs on the side of slight fear mongering?); but I do think it is clear that, like so many things, more research would be helpful. Thought it was worth sharing!
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  • @llli*coolranchdressing's Avatar
    November 22nd, 2014, 05:10 PM
    hello, BFE and going wonderfully except recently... my 6 week old son started to fuss at the breast. He gets one side each feeding. He doesn't want the other side and I think I had overproduction early on (which also caused him to fuss). This is my second child; all were BFE. He was start to suck then a second later will pull off, scream, and milk is squiring from my breast. I will try to re-latch him but he cries. The only thing that works is bouncing on the yoga ball while nursing at the moment. I've tried side nursing, and him sitting upright more (he has pretty good head control; he is a bigger boy). These methods don't work. At night we co-sleep and he nurses side lying at night well and doesn't fuss/choke. the only other times he's normally fussy is bed time; I nurse him to sleep side nursing. He nurses/cluster feeds for 1 hr at this nursing session; however, initially he will fuss/cry a lot at the breast. but once he settles then he nurses well.
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  • @llli*ktblovejx2's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:04 PM
    This is going to be very long as it has a lot of elements to it, so please bear with me! My EBF 1 month old girl has had a very rough welcome to the world. Since she was pretty much born, she has screamed for most of the day and had gas bubbles we could feel and hear. Parts of the day it would seem like colic where we could calm her with the vacuum or certain holds. The other parts of the day her tummy would make noises and she would tighten up and scream. Added up, they were very loud and miserable days. I tried all the things they ask you to for colic and gas bubbles, but nothing seemed to work. Not only that, my nipples were very sore as she would not open her mouth wide enough for a good latch but would instead just suck my nipple in or if I did get a good latch, she would push it back out and relatch it her way. My LC seemed to think her issues were all related to me having lots of milk and suggested the football hold after expressing a little out of the nipple before latching. Well, that did seem to help our latching, but not the gas bubbles and/or colic. Next, I tried cutting dairy out of my diet. We had already tried colic calm, gripe water, mylicon, etc. it didn't seem to help either. A friend finally told me about chiropractic help for newborns. I had never heard of such a thing but we were desperate. Well, my baby has been hetting little tiny adjustments for a little over a week and it was amazing. It seems to have gotten rid of the colic! The crying all day...
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  • @llli*delecto's Avatar
    November 18th, 2014, 11:06 PM
    Hi all. I recently went back to work (last week) and am already having concerns about supply. I'm trying to be relaxed about it but, well, it's hard. I pumped for and BF my son for nearly a year, but can't remember all the details around this transition time. A bit of info: DD is almost 19 weeks old, EBF, almost 13 lbs. She takes the bottle just fine. Right now, she wakes 1-2 times at night to nurse, then sometime before I leave for work (between 6 and 7?). I pump 3x at work, then nurse her again right when I get home, and at bedtime. So about 7-8 times (she nurses 7-9x when we're together). I've been leaving 4 3.5oz bottles (today Grandma gave her an entire extra bottle from my small freezer stash and she "gulped it down." I think it was more her need to suck vs hunger). I'm gone 9-10 hours. I have a double pump (Medela PISA) with new parts, drink about 64oz of water. Try to get rest. Eat reasonably well. Do compressions at the end of the session. And yet. I can barely get to that 14oz that's needed. Today I was closer to 12. Because her night/morning schedule is erratic, I haven't been able to add a session (with DS, he'd eat around 6/6:30 and I'd pump right after. But this little lady isn't that consistent yet). So. My questions are: Any additional tips? I'm going to try a bowl of oatmeal each morning. My breasts feel super empty after pumping (and now in the evening) but I don't feel that way on a nursing-only day. Is this normal? Should I maybe leave 4...
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  • @llli*gbrazelton's Avatar
    November 22nd, 2014, 12:20 PM
    My almost 4 month old suddenly only nurses well from my left side. When I put him to my right side he frequently pulls off, squirms, and fusses to be done after only a few minutes, but will nurse with no problem from the left side. This has been going on for a few days and now my milk supply is significantly less on the right side leaving me very lopsided. I'm fairly certain it's not a clogged duct issue as I can't feel any lumps and there's no pain. What might be the issue and what can I do to encourage him back to the right side?
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  • @llli*sapphyre's Avatar
    November 21st, 2014, 09:41 PM
    I'm having a hard time breastfeeding my 10.5 months old lately. I don't know what the problem is. He is always fussy (well he's always been. He fits Dr. Sears description of the high needs baby to a T.) He used to nurse to sleep fine and during the day also, but lately i can't bring him to nap with the boob. He prefers my husband to go to sleep. He also constantly latch/unlatch and seems unsatisfied. He does have a lip tie, but it never seemed to really be a problem before. I think he is getting molars right now so it could be teething pain. He sucks so hard it hurts. Yet i don't always hear him swallow, which is my only indication as to if he's feeding or not as i've never felt my let down. Could the let-down be too slow? Could my milk supply be dropping? Is he starving? Is it the beginning of weaning? I just don't understand this behavior. I have never been really good with a pump and he has never taken to a bottle so i don't know how I could feed him pumped milk or formula that way (i hate the idea of formula but if i have to consider it, I will) I was hoping to make our breastfeeding relationship last a long time but lately we are struggling way too much, i'm exhausted and fed up. Could somebody please give me advice?
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  • @llli*mkrf92's Avatar
    November 21st, 2014, 10:50 PM
    My baby is 12 weeks old and I was doing an excellent job EBF until I fell very very sick. My son was prescribed a special supplement for gas but due to my illness that has just went away,my supply is very low. I've been told that even if I'm not producing very much at all,I can still boost it to a large amount to go back to exclusively breastfeeding my son again. Tips? Thank you:)
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