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  1. Temas: Pump & dump?

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    Re: Pump & dump?

    Good point, Rochelleann When I first brought DD home from hospital, my Mom stayed to help, as I had a C-section and was still healing, she was convinced the spicy burritos and curry dishes I love...
  2. Temas: Pump & dump?

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    Re: Pump & dump?

    Per pediatricians suggestion, I stopped drinking coffee and eating spicy foods and cut out most cows milk, and her collic seemed much less severe. Every time I slip and have coffee, spicy and a lot...
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    Re: not taking a bottle

    Have you tried different types of nipples? We are going through the same thing with my DD. Over Christmas, my Mom helped get her to take a bottle of breast milk. It took several days and a lot of...
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    Re: needing some support/encouragement

    Well, It looks like I'll be able to work half-time in the evenings. Luckily, my boss likes me and is willing to be flexible. If we were able to afford it, I'd be a full-time SAHM. but unfortunately,...
  5. Temas: Pump & dump?

    by Paula B
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    Pump & dump?

    I had a cup of half-caffeine coffee today, then just ate a burrito that was a little spicier than I thought it'd be. The two of those tend to upset DD's tummy. How soon does it show up in my milk?...
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    needing some support/encouragement

    I am at the very end of my maternity leave. I'm due to go back next Wed. My husband just got a promotion at his job, which is great, but his schedule will change and our already precarious plan to...
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    Re: Dry contacts when I Nurse?

    Ive noticed dry eyes, too. I live in a cold climate (MN) so the air is really dry in the winter, so I just chalked it up to that. I got a humidifier and run it all the time, and that seems to help.
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    Re: Exhaustion is setting in...

    The best thing for your baby is to have a happy and healthy Mom. Is the benefit of BM worth the mental anguish of you and your family? I am a first time Mom of an eight week old. One thing I've...
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    Re: Napping in swing?

    Thanks for the advice. My daughter's swing time is the only time I get to check the forum :p I feel better about my choice. :)
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    Napping in swing?

    My eight week old daughter sleeps with me in bed at night, but does not like to be there for naps. The swing seems to be where she likes to be during the day when she's sleepy/fussy, does anybody...
  11. Temas: coffee

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    Re: coffee

    My Pediatrician said caffeine can affect feeding and the baby's temperament, and your milk might taste different now that you've introduced coffee. It was really hard for me to give up regular...
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    Re: ok enough is enough - ready to quit :(

    I can "hear" your frustration. Have you talked to your pediatrician? Scary as it seems, if your LO still exhibits all the signs of being healthy, maybe you just need to go with the flow. I am a first...
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    Re: Eight week old making loud sucking sounds

    Thankfully, my nipples are not sore. I will take into consideration the stuffy nose possibility. I go back to work Jan 10th, so my husband will have to bottle feed my daughter in the eve's while I...
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    Eight week old making loud sucking sounds

    I have been BF'ing since my daughters birth in Nov. She had no problem latching on and is feeding fine, but for the past week or so she makes loud sucking/smacking sounds when feeding at breast...
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