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  1. Re: Newborn marathon feeder with an exhausted mom!

    One solution to leaking while the babe is eating is putting a burp cloth down to catch the excess. I have BF two kids and both of them were like that. Not sure if it's because I have a lot of milk...
  2. Temas: Lilly Padz

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    Re: Lilly Padz

    I've had my lily padz for a few months now and only use them for when I'm working out at the gym or swimming. I also found that the stickiness of the silicone went away as you wash them. Most of...
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    Re: Help returning to work next week

    When I pumped at work for my DD, I spoke with a manager who had an empty office that was occassionally used throughout the day to set aside specific time for me to use twice a day. I was very lucky...
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    Re: Pressure to introduce solids at 4 mo

    Why don't you try to tell him that you understand his want for normalcy to resume in the household and that holding out for a couple of months before introducing solids is really not that bad? ...
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    Re: Which Manual Pump?

    For occassional use, I would recommend the Avent Isis. It is very comfortable and easy to use. If you are planning on pumping more often, I would highly recommend that you look into an electric...
  6. Temas: So tired....

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    Re: So tired....

    Congratulations on the birth of your son. It's definitely a huge adjustment for everyone in the house with a new addition.

    I could have written your post 3 months ago after my son was born. It...
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    Re: 9 month old not gaining, twice

    Since most infants are quite active by 9 months, it is normal for them to slow down with the weight gain. Keep in mind that genetics plays a big role in what body type the babies end up with. I...
  8. Re: Will giving my newborn a pacifier cause nipple confusion??

    I agree that you should try to hold off introducing the pacifier until your milk supply is more establish. It does sound like she's probably going through a growth spurt right now which is now she...
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    Re: May not be producing enough

    I agree with everything Kate has mentioned. Just wanted to give you more encouragement. Ideally, you should hold off on pumping until your nursing schedule is more establish. The more often your...
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    Re: New member & 1st time mom w/ questions

    Does he choke/cough after a few seconds of being on the breast? This is usually a pretty good indicator that you have OALD. When your milk flow is too fast for the baby to swallow.

    My nursing...
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    Re: Help, my baby is sick!

    The saline drops works wonders. I was told to suction before and after nursing. Also, having a warm air humidifier helps out a lot. My DS got the cold a week after he was born. That was...
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    Re: Hard time going back to work

    I had put my DD in daycare when she was 10 weeks old. Fortunately for me, the daycare was 5 minutes from my work and was onsite for DH. The first few weeks, I would call whenever I felt like and...
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    Re: 911 - I need some help....

    The green stools, gas, and crankiness (due to gas probably) can be attributed to getting too much foremilk. Try feeding her on one breast during a feeding session to ensure that she gets the...
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    Re: Baby due in 4 weeks, have questions

    Since you are doing a repeat c-section, I would think that you would go in for pre-op paperwork which will let the hospital know about your intent to breastfeed only and rooming in. That's how it...
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    Re: 2 hour feedings

    Every child is different therefore there is no exact timeline on when they establish a set pattern for feeding times. When babies go through growth spurts, they tend to nurse more frequently as they...
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    Re: BFing After C-Section

    I've had two c-section and was able to BF successfully with both despite not seeing my babies for the first few hours after delivery. With my first one, I supplemented while at the hospital because...
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