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  1. Re: Weak Suck, pumping and bottle feeding :(

    Hopefully all goes well and i can continue to EBF! i will take him in after the weekend for a weight check. Also, he did get his shots on thursday so this maybe why he's so lethargic? I dunno. I am...
  2. Re: Weak Suck, pumping and bottle feeding :(

    Thanks for everyones support! Yesterday I didn't bottle feed him once, just BF ...some feedings go well and others not so much. Today is rough, he just wants to sleep, compressions dont keep him...
  3. Re: Weak Suck, pumping and bottle feeding :(

    Update: yesterday I saw my LC nad he nursed like a champ, we weighed him before and after a feed, he took in 5 oz!! Lol wow! His weight is still up and i nursed all day!! Supplemented only twice...
  4. Re: Weak Suck, pumping and bottle feeding :(

    Thanks Lisa!!
  5. Re: Weak Suck, pumping and bottle feeding :(

    I will definitely! I still gave him bottles to top him off and he declined them after each BF so that was awesome! I will keep working on it and hoping maybe it just took some time for him to gain...
  6. Re: Weak Suck, pumping and bottle feeding :(

    Gotcha! No nipple shields. Well I have some good news: My little boy nursed twice today!!! I nearly bawled my head off...he was really drinking!! When he would dose off I didnt get discouraged, I...
  7. Re: Weak Suck, pumping and bottle feeding :(

    AH! Good to know! Switch nursing I have done, when he gets tired I take him off and burp him or change his diaper..of course skin to skin. Honestly it only helps me get a couple sucks more.
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  8. Re: Weak Suck, pumping and bottle feeding :(

    Lisa- Thank you so much for that advice! Seriously, its pretty smart doing the breast first and then bottle and then pump...honestly I have tried all different ways and really its so confusing. But...
  9. Re: Weak Suck, pumping and bottle feeding :(

    Everyone--Thanks for replying! Yeah the practice I go to has several pediatricians and so far there is only one I like and the rest of them throw the bottle at me..I refuse the formula everytime....
  10. Weak Suck, pumping and bottle feeding :(

    I am a first time mom and new to LLLI. My little guy is 6wks old, I could use all the help I could get. Here's the deal: my son was diagnosed failure to thrive at 3weeks and I breast fed him from day...
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