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  • @llli*snackycake's Avatar
    May 26th, 2017, 07:22 AM
    I would love some advice if anyone can offer it, as I'm truly at my wit's end. Apologies in advance for the length of this post. My baby and I have had thrush since he was 2 weeks old, likely because of the antibiotics I had to have during labor for GBS. He's now two months old, and after trying just about everything, we're not in any better shape than when we started and his pediatrician seems largely indifferent. The thrush is only on his tongue, and doesn't seem to bother him or cause any symptoms other than the clicking noise he makes when nursing. He's a chubby, healthy baby, which I gather is why the pediatrician can't be bothered to prescribe anything that actually works. What we've done for the baby: He was initially prescribed Nystatin, which we used for about 4 weeks and saw no improvement whatsoever. I tried swabbing his mouth with diluted GSE, but that must've burned him because on the second day or so he actually was in too much pain to latch on to the breast or even take a bottle, so had to be fed with a medicine dropper until he felt better. I used diluted GSE on my breasts at the same time, and it seemed to burn me or dry things out and make the pain worse - I have sensitive skin so this wasn't a surprise. I've had him sucking probiotic powder off my finger twice a day. I've swabbed his mouth with a baking soda rinse after each feeding, and then applied lemon juice. Doing this for a week also resulted in no improvement. We tried a three-day...
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  • @llli*bear.mommy's Avatar
    May 24th, 2017, 04:25 AM
    Hello! FTM here of a 7-week old boy, EBF. I'm experiencing pain in my left breast and cannot figure out what it is. I am curious if anyone has ideas or has experienced this as well? It's a throbbing, aching, pulsating pain that's similar to the pain you feel when you get a toothache. Sort of a raw-nerve type pain. It seems to radiate all throughout my breast, such that I can't quite pinpoint where the pain is starting/ending. I had this pain in BOTH breasts when I started breastfeeding (which, btw, was a rocky start, with damaged nipples, bad latch, etc.) but now the pain is limited to my left breast. The pain comes and goes, but when it comes, it lasts for a while (over an hour?) and sometimes makes me cringe. It also makes it hard for me to fall asleep. The external skin is very sensitive to touch, and it hurts even if I gently stroke the skin. However, as I mentioned, the pain comes and goes, and when it goes, my breast seems fine (no pain, not nearly as sensitive)! To add, I had friction blisters early on and a scab on the left nipple that took weeks to heal; now the nipple seems healed. LO's latch seems fine--the nipple does not come out looking misshapen. It doesn't hurt during a feeding. The pain comes randomly (i.e., not just after a feeding). I don't think it's vasospasms since I don't see a change in color and also, the pain is there even when I'm dressed warmly. There is no redness on my breast. I do get lumps but they seem to go away when LO feeds. I...
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  • @llli*bear.mommy's Avatar
    May 24th, 2017, 04:09 AM
    Hello! I'm a FTM of a 7-week-old EBF boy. We had a rocky, difficult start with breastfeeding--my milk did not come in right away, plus I felt so much excruciating pain from my son's powerful/bad latch and my nipples toughening up that I resorted to mostly (machine) pumping during the first month. Finally it stopped hurting so badly when my son nursed, and I've been able to breastfeed and almost entirely avoid pumping for the past 1-2 weeks. Granted I still experience some terrible pain, but it's (a) limited to an aching, throbbing pain that comes and goes only in my left breast; and (b) neither I nor my OB can figure out what is causing it (not thrush, no symptoms of mastitis, not letdown pain which is something I experience separately, etc.). My main problem now is overactive letdown and what I think is oversupply (at least in my "stud" left breast). My breasts never feel fully drained after my son feeds. Also, if I do pump, I get 3-4+ ounces in my left breast and 2-3 in my right breast. When I have given my son a bottle, however, he eats about 3 oz max. The OALD is worse in my left (stud) breast--LO chokes, gasps, cries/screams from the fast and heavy flow. I try to lean back to help with the gravitational flow, and this seems to help a little. My son only feeds on one breast at each feeding, which seems fine as he has plenty of pee diapers and is gaining weight well/rapidly (he was 8 lbs. 11 oz at birth and just yesterday was weighed at 14 lbs. 4 oz). He also...
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  • @llli*ilikefood's Avatar
    May 26th, 2017, 06:37 PM
    Hello I have a 17 week old and I am nursing when I'm with him and pumping while I'm at work. I ended up with mastitis and a fever for 24 hours about 2 weeks ago. Mastitis was in my left breast and of course it's the one that produces the most. I power pumped and that worked to increase my supply but the next day it dropped again. Do I need to continue to power pump daily to bring my supply back up again? Currently on my 4 work days I pump at 6:30, 9:30, 12, 3:30. Then I nurse him as needed when I'm home. On my days off I normally don't pump but am wondering if I need to in order to increase supply. He is also going longer between feedings, do I need to adjust my pumping to match his new feeding schedule?
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  • @llli*crr.2017's Avatar
    May 25th, 2017, 07:14 PM
    I pump 3 times a day every 3 hours at work. (Mon- Fri) Im away from baby for almost 10 hours. I normally pump 3-4 oz (have gotten as much as 6 oz before) a session usually bringing home 13-16 oz. I've been using the medela 24mm flanges that came with my pump since day 1. But now after pumping my nipples kind of tingle. I think my flanges are the wrong size but I'm not sure if I should go up a size or down a size. I think I have small nipples, maybe even flat but i have large breasts. The first time I pump of a morning the 24mm flanges seem okay but as the day goes on its Iike my breast becomes more stretchy and more gets sucked into the neck of the flange. Also I have noticed a red ring at the base of my nipple on one side (the side I would consider to have the larger nipple). I tried the pumpin pals small and medium flanes but they don't seem to draw out all the milk. I feel like I am sitting there forever and hardly get any milk out. I'm okay with using the regular medela flanges but just don't want to cause any damage to my nipples or breasts. And I don't think the tingling is normal. Also I always use the pump on the lowest suction.
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  • @llli*kristen.ellsworth's Avatar
    May 23rd, 2017, 07:41 AM
    My daughter will be three this week. We’d still been nursing at bedtime and in the morning every day, but it seems that from one day to the next, she forgot how to latch. She just sucks noisily and ineffectively for a few seconds and gives up. It’s not a problem, obviously, at her age. It’s just a surprise because that’s not how I expected weaning to happen. I thought she might lose interest, or my supply might dry up, or I’d have to decide to tell her, “No more nanu,” one day. I hadn’t heard of a child just losing the skill overnight! She is a bit sad about it and asks if I can teach her how to nanu again, but I’ve been saying, no, I don’t think I can and this must mean that she’s a big girl now. Her nose is slightly stuffy (spring allergies), but we have nursed through much worse, of course. I think my menstrual cycle is finally returning, and this coincided with the end of a light period, but I can still easily express milk so I don't think it's a supply issue. Also, she's not complaining that there's no milk, she's saying that she can't remember how. I'm not looking at this as a problem to solve - it's probably just as well for weaning to happen now, and it's probably sort of lucky if it happens naturally. I just wanted to see if this is a common thing to happen.
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  • @llli*momma1707's Avatar
    May 23rd, 2017, 08:57 PM
    My LO is 5 months old and EBF. I recently noticed something looking like a clear bubble in the middle of my nipple. It was painful when nursing but tolerable to some extent. I didn't have any pain when not nursing. Yesterday the bubble seems to have gone and now I see a red spot at the same area like it's wounded and needs to heal. I don't know what it is but now when I try to nurse LO the pain is so much worse and I couldn't go through with it. I don't pump and LO doesn't take bottle. I am not sure how to get through with this. Any suggestions on how to heal nipple or lessen the pain for me to be able to nurse LO. please help.
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  • @llli*shelbymitchell's Avatar
    May 23rd, 2017, 05:52 PM
    My first born was formula fed, I tried breast feeding and gave up because I had extremely bad pp depression and it was so hard for me to connect to him, I got diagnosed with post partum hypothyroidism as well, and was told that my hormones could be effecting my milk too. I promised myself that my second baby I'd breast feed ! So here I am, exclusively breastfed in the hospital & on the second night baby screamed ALL night long, then when we went home he had orange crystals in his diaper which caused my first baby to stay in the nicu! So I freaked out and we breast and supplemented until the signs of dehydration were gone. My issue is now, my baby is 3 weeks old, I pump / latch him every 2 to 3 hours and no matter how much I produce he is still hungry. He has to always finish his feedings with 2 extra oz of formula or pumped milk. I hate this, because I feel like I'm failing him by not producing enough for him. I tried for 2 days to only pump, to see how much I was producing.. I only pump 2oz total between both breast each time, and my baby is eating 3-4oz per feeding. I'm drinking a lot of water, taking vitamins and even have been drinking a mama lactation feeding supplement and nothing has upped my supply. I've been producing the same amount since the first week. Help.
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  • @llli*zozja's Avatar
    May 25th, 2017, 11:24 AM
    It's been 9 days since the last time I nursed my 2 year old. I didn't get engorged which is great but I still have lots of milk if I hand express and I'm worried that I'm going to get a clog. I was prone to clogs while breastfeeding and had to take 7200 mg of lethicin to keep them at bay. I'm down to 3600 now. Anything I can do to help ny body dry up? Also in pregnant so I know I can't take sage. My other question is my toddler still asked to nurse a few times a day. We weaned gradually - taking away one feeding a week and she was down to nursing only a few times / 24 hour period anyway. But it makes me so sad when she asks. How long did it take for other peoples toddlers to stop asking?
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  • @llli*jknicely's Avatar
    May 26th, 2017, 10:58 AM
    I'm a ftm. I started with breastfeeding but my son had issues with latching first which we fixed with a shield and then he just became a lazy feeder, on for an hour and hungry ten minutes after he came off. we decided to just pump to make sure he was getting enough. Since making the switch five days ago I am not producing enough. I am trying everything and haven't seen a drastic change. Here is what I've tried... Mother milk supplements Power pumping Hospital grade pump Pumping every 2-3 hrs Drinking enough water and eating I pump with him nearby Finally my doctor put me on reglan
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  • @llli*pumpkin2016's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:22 PM
    I'm a SAHM to a 16 month old who still nurses all day, 9 times on average but as much as 13 times within 10 waking hours when you exclude his two-hour nap. He's always been a high-needs child who's relied almost exclusively on the breast for comfort. He adamantly refuses pacifiers and other comfort items (e.g., lovey) we've tried. The frequency might go up slightly if he's teething or hitting a milestone, but he basically just never slowed down from infancy-level nursing. I'm not ready to wean and really enjoy this time with him, but there are times when only 30 minutes has passed since his last nursing session and he will have a full-blown tantrum if I resist nursing that instant. To paint a picture, when he wakes up, DH brings him to me in bed to nurse, which he does for an hour. Then he eats breakfast—and this kid eats, like teenager eats :lol. Then, we'll clean up, I'll change his diaper and clothes, and he immediately wants to nurse again :confused:. This means he's either nursing or eating table food from 6:30 to almost 9:30 a.m., and that's just our morning. My first question is, has anyone experienced this type of toddler appetite? And if there are times during the day I don't want to nurse and he doesn't NEED to nurse, what's the best way to say "not right now" without 1) sparking a toddler meltdown and 2) inadvertently pushing him toward weaning? And if I say no, and he has a meltdown, how do you on-demand mamas handle that? Is there a happy medium between...
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  • @llli*kanneki's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:34 PM
    My daughter is 22 months old and at daycare 5 days a week. We are nursing about 4 times during the evening, night and morning. We have been working on getting her to sleep without nursing. My husband cuddles with her until she falls asleep. That's been working ok. But when I get home from work, all she wants to do is nurse. She has ripped my shirts when I asked her to wait. Everything I've read about weaning seems to suggest that the other parent should step in for awhile to break the habit. I feel I'm abandoning her when I go to the other room so my husband can soothe her. She doesn't sleep through the night. I nurse her back to sleep, but there are times she'll nurse for over an hour or more. My husband complains that I should stop letting her nurse in the middle of the night. So I've asked him to take care of her. But she'll just wake up 30-45 minutes later. And we repeat this until he finally just brings her into bed with us and she screams and cries until I nurse her. During the morning we can often distract her, but the night nursing and right after work are the sessions I had hoped to drop first. To me these seem like the times she is most stressed and needs comfort. Any ideas on how I can still be giving her comfort without nursing? if I could I would hold her in my arms all the time, but I'd never see a vegetable if I left it to my husband to make dinner. I struggle to get a good night sleep and it hasn't helped my patience. I love nursing's...
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  • @llli*jabez's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:11 AM
    Just a quick check - do i need to wash my (.)(.) when i pump after nursing?
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  • @llli*killiansmommy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:15 PM
    Hey guys. I stopped breastfeeding my almost 2 month old about 3 weeks ago. Reason being is that we introduced a bottle once a day for about a week (with breastmilk) because I wanted him to get used to it before going back to work. After doing that it was a constant battle to get him back on the breast. He would kick and scream, latch, unlatch, continue screaming for about an hour or more EACH feeding. So I threw in the towel and decided to pump and bottle feed. At first I was pumping up to 12oz a session depending on the time of day and then the amount started going down each time. It got to where I could not get enough pumped to sustain him and started supplementing with formula after feeding him what breastmilk I could get out. And then I couldn't get any out. I know some women respond better than others to the pump but I am wondering if it is normal to be able to pump so much and then not be able to get anything? He has been on formula only for about 1 week now but today I noticed my breasts were leaking and it feels like I have clogged ducts and I was able to hand express some in the shower. Would it be safe to try and Latch him again? I've read contradicting things online about milk going bad or sour while still in the breast. Do I need to pump and dump? if I am still producing I would like him to get the benefits of my milk but I don't want him on the breast using me solely as a pacifier.
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  • @llli*lslinkard's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:04 PM
    My EBF baby is almost 4 months old and has always been colicky. he seems to have trouble pooping and passing gas. He fusses and pulls his legs up and grunts and strains and he will pass small amounts of gas at a time. But he always still has more making him uncomfortable. He seems to feel better after passing gas or having a large poop. What can I do to help him? I've asked his piediatrician about it and she doesn't seem concerned. She says it is normal and he will get it figured out in time. He's gaining weight and thriving otherwise I just want to help him not be in pain and uncomfortable. He's such a happy baby when he isn't so gassy. Also, I've tried food elimination and that doesn't seem to help him either.
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  • @llli*maddieb's Avatar
    Today, 12:19 PM
    Possibly. In any case, it is very good that you are feeling less engorged or not engorged. By this point (anytime after 6 weeks of age) it is typical to start feeling much less fullness or even no fullness at all. Usually, yes. It is possible that a lump would be present but mom cannot feel it, but that would usually happen if mom was very full or engorged as well. Sometimes these are actually just itchy stretch marks. Like a mild rash. Lactating moms get hot, sweat, and there is lots going on in the breast, so often this type of thing is just a not serious, mild topical issue caused by nursing. If you are also feeling run down, achy, have a fever, etc as well as the red marks, this might mean you have mastitis. If you are feeling ok, you may still want to treat this as if you are coming down with mastitis. This means, start resting a lot and, again, keep encouraging baby to nurse lots. "Empty breast, lots of rest" is the way to ward off mastitis. Empty breast does not mean you must actually empty the breast, you just want milk coming out of the breast frequently so the breast stays overall soft. Resting means, if you are standing, sit, if you are sitting, lie down, if you are lying down, sleep. Also do other things that help build strength- drink plenty of water and eat healthily. If you start feeling ill, you may need antibiotoics. You can continue to nurse your baby while you have mastitis and are taking antibiotics! In fact it is a must. More info:...
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  • @llli*pumpkin2016's Avatar
    Today, 12:09 PM
    Hi Maddieb, thanks! No, he's not nursing at night anymore. Yes, most of his nursing is for comfort, and yes, it is I that doesn't want to nurse as much. That, and I probably wasn't clear that the frequent nursing is sometimes becoming a Band-Aid fix to tanturms (e.g., he throws a fit, and the only way to calm him down is with the breast). The cycle feels like it's rewarding the bad behavior. That, or for instance, if he comes over to nurse while I'm on the floor, and I want to go sit on the couch and nurse where I'm comfortable, he throws a fit between me picking up and the time it takes me to get him to the couch, so he essentially latches mid-tantrum. I'm getting concerned that this cycle of him expecting instant gratification and me offering the breast mid-tantrum is sending the wrong message and instead rewarding the behavior. Does that make sense? My breast feels like it's become a treat (e.g., juice or a cookie) that if he doesn't get INSTANTLY, he loses his mind. I'm having a really hard time coping because I don't know how to find a balance between nursing on demand and not rewarding bad behavior with an audience and a mouthful of milk.
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  • @llli*maddieb's Avatar
    Today, 11:49 AM
    Ok here it is I am just pasting what I wrote here: The two books I think have the most reliable info on weaning strategies and the weaning process is How Weaning Happens and The Nursing Mothers Guide to Weaning. In particular for night weaning, the book The No-Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley is probably your best bet. Now, I have to caution about that one, because moms on here have said that this book is a 'sleep training' book, and recently one person said that the book says "parents are doing a disservice to their children if they do not get them sleeping X amount by X time," and other things that would not be consistent with LLL philosophy nor the science of sleep. Now, I would never recommend a book that said such things. In my opinion, it doesn't. So then I have to wonder why some moms get that impression when they read it! And I think it may be because they are used to "by the book" type sleep training manuals, where everything in them is a "rule" that must be followed precisely (or else!) rather than a suggestion based on what has worked for other parents, that may be tried, or not, as you wish! I think that it is important to read Pantley's introductions and explanations of method of research and purpose of her book so you understand that it is not nor is it trying to be a dictatorial "you must do this or else" type sleep training book, and that you can take what works for you from it and leave the rest.
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  • @llli*maddieb's Avatar
    Today, 11:33 AM
    Are you wanting to wean? Many moms are told they have to actively wean, or that a child must or "should" wean by some particular age, etc. This is not true. It is perfectly normal and healthy for a child this age to nurse, nurse to sleep, nurse over night, etc. Since your child is not yet 2 and already down to 4 nursing sessions in a 24 hour period, that would sound to me that your child is well on the way to weaning completely, but weaning is normally a gradual process and can take multiple months or even years. My point is, that if you want, you could continue to nurse your child and do nothing to discourage nursing and your child will still eventually wean. Or you could revisit more actively weaning later, when your child seems better able to handle it, or you could start gradually actively weaning now or whatever you choose. If your husband is complaining about child nursing overnight, and that is why you are trying to wean, I guess the question is why does he have this complaint. Whatever is bothering him might be solved in a different way. Many dads have been very thankful that their toddler nurses at night because they can sleep right through that. If these are the times your child needs to nurse most, a better strategy might be that these are the session you eliminate last. As far as making dinner that includes vegetables and getting more sleep yourself, there are also many options there (for example, making dinner ahead of time- a practice every mom might want to...
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  • @llli*vedimama's Avatar
    Today, 11:29 AM
    I tried offering this side in the lying side position during the night and it worked fine. thank you for the detailed post. It doesnt feel too hard/engorged/firm since 2 days, is that a sign that it will gradually go away?when the plug gets cleared I wont feel any lump, right? Also there are red stretchmarks which feel like rashes or rashes that look like stretch marks on the same side below the breast. It is itchy and i have burning sensation. What are these
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  • @llli*maddieb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:28 PM
    Hi and welcome. I am curious. Is your child nursing overnight? Anyway, this nursing frequency is not excessive or in any way abnormal. Does every one year old nurse this way? No, but plenty do, and if they do not nurse this way during the day, they do so at night. Also it is likely not about appetite entirely, but rather a combination of need to eat or drink and also need for comfort, connection, entertainment, etc. Nursing is a 100% healthy activity, and there is no reason to not nurse baby with high frequency unless YOU do not want to nurse so much. If that is the case, then you can begin to set limits. While limits might push a child into a nursing strike or early weaning, it is unlikely that gentle limit setting would do this. If you would like your child to nurse less often, my best suggestion is to get out of the house lots and do other things. Basically, distract your child from nursing. To say "not now, but later", try simple phrases your child can understand. "We will nurse after lunch" or "after I unload the dishwasher" or whatever. And yes he may have a tantrum. If I had a solution for how to avoid tantrums when you tell a child "no", I would be a rich woman. This article may have other ideas: http://kellymom.com/ages/older-infant/nursing-manners-2/
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  • @llli*carm3's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:22 PM
    First off...:hug for sticking it out - it can be so frustrating and all-consuming trying to puzzle out what's going on, and doing all the treatments and washing that come along with thrush. I've definitely been around the block with it, and it really does suck...but can be beaten. So I'll share what I did with my 2nd baby, cause it did take some figuring out. I recognized the symptoms fairly early on because I'd had it with my 1st baby, so I asked my doctor for diflucan and he was good enough to prescribe it. My daughter didn't really have any symptoms, though she did always kind of have a whiteish tongue, but no thick white patches or anything. Anyways, I did a few two week courses of diflucan and it would help a little, but never all the way. My doctor also didn't want to do any treatments with the baby, so I was sticking with the diluted GSE swabs, and the GV, which helped a bunch the first time we did it, but again didn't get rid of it all the way. On subsequent attempts I didn't find it to be as helpful. I tried those silverette cups, vinegar, airing out, you name it, I tried it! Sometimes it would feel like it got a little better, but then would come back in full force. I should mention that we did have issues with tongue/lip tie and did get those revised around 8 weeks. It didn't make a huge difference right away, but I think over time it did. I think it is a good idea to see an IBCLC, for a couple of reasons -1) they can help determine if there are any mechanical...
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  • @llli*maddieb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:14 PM
    Oh my...And here I thought I had heard everything. Yikes. Milk cannot "go bad" or sour in the breast. it is not like milk just sits in the breast for weeks on end. It is 100% safe to nurse your baby. At this point, after only bottle feeding so long, it is possible baby will not seem interested in nursing or may even refuse to nurse. but this would be because baby became habituated to bottles and not because there is anything at all wrong with your milk. Please be careful where you get your breastfeeding information. There is lots of bad info out there, from mistakes or poorly explained information to out and out lies. It sounds like you were having some kind of issue with baby nursing, and I think it is possible whatever that issue was may still be there. If that is the case, I would suggest consulting with a lactation consultant. Also, since you are seeing a drop in pump output, it is possible that your milk production has reduced and you will need to take steps to build production back up. Luckily this is very possible, but it may require some effort. To increase milk production it is important to encourage baby to nurse frequently and you may also need to pump. For more info on increasing milk production, this is a good article: http://kellymom.com/hot-topics/low-supply/ Nature made breasts so a baby could be comforted as well as fed by them. Your baby wanting to nurse for comfort is entirely normal and healthy, and is good not only for your baby's normal...
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  • @llli*lslinkard's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:13 PM
    I'm going through the same thing. We have had thrush since my baby was 2 weeks old as well. I was treated with diflucan which works and my son was treated with nystatin. It didn't work. I finally convinced the piediatrician to give him diflucan as well and if cleared us up. Well my son had an ear infection, got on antibiotics and the thrush returned. I'm now struggling with getting rid of it again and the doctor will not give my son the diflucan again because his toung isn't white anymore so I keep getting reinfected. It seems like an endless battle. My son will not take a bottle though so I will not be giving up breastfeeding nor do I want to but it is just so frustrating. My son is now 4 months old.
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  • @llli*djs.mom's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:56 AM
    Ventian Violet often works when the anti-biotics don't or won't. Or will work in combinataion with them. I am going to have Carm come talk to you. She and her 2nd baby had it pretty continuously for the 1st few months. Please don't give up. If your baby is happy and healthy and it's not bothering him, don't let it be the reason you quit nursing. And don't focus on a remedy that your docotor is hesitant to give you. If the doctor is concerned that your child is too young or there are possible side effects-take that advice. Especially if NEITHER of you are experiencing pain or symptoms right now and you ARE being treated. I would 2nd the reccomendation to see an IBCLC simply because you are putting a lot of thought and worry into his white tongue and it could be thrush, but it could not be. Either way, if it is thrush, adding Venitian Violet to the mix can't hurt. Although you will both probably be a little purple for a bit.
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