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    Re: Easy way to keep hands out of way

    Have you tried swaddling her at night? My LO at 12 weeks still cannot sleep well if she is not wrapped up tight. When she is exhausted and fighting sleep she pushes with her arms as you described....
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    Re: diaper rash already!

    My oldest had yeast diaper rashes, his bottom was red with small raised blister-like bumps. No over the counter creams worked, the ped gave me a script for an anti-fungal ointment which worked. He...
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    Re: Questions about herbs..

    That perfectly describes how I feel taking Fenugreek.

    After dealing with low supply & slow weight gain, I am scared to stop taking the "magic pills". My LC suggested cutting back and weaning off...
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    Re: the evening eater!

    Key words! You sound like you are doing a fantastic job responding to your LO, keep it up.:gvibes

    You are providing your LO with what she needs, don't worry if it's not what your critical SIL's...
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    Re: Fenugreek question

    I am taking it because I was experiencing supply issues, my lo is 5 weeks old & getting started BF/her initial weight gain was a bit of a struggle. I think I am producing a sufficient amount now -- I...
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    Fenugreek question

    I've been taking 3 fenugreek 3x a day for 3 weeks. I went to the health food store today to get more and they had none. I live in a small town and there is no other store nearby that carries herbs,...
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    Re: Big-breasted: Helpful tips or hints?

    Cross cradle supporting the baby on a pillow or boppy with my hand supporting the breast and side lying are the best for me. I didn't realize how important breast support & having the babies body...
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    Re: Nursing Tops

    I just ordered a nursing tank to wear under my regular tops. It has panel openings at the breasts so when you pull up your shirt your back and belly are not exposed. Nursing tops seemed too expensive...
  9. Temas: why...?

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    Re: why...?

    lol, that was our response as well. Things always work out the way they are supposed to! :)
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    Success !! Gaining & Supply

    My DD has regained her birth weight at 5 weeks of age. At her 5 day check-up, she had lost a little over a pound & we went back to the ped 2 days later for a weight check, she had put on 2 oz, so we...
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    Re: why...?

    Samj, I am experiencing a period at 5 weeks also. I am EBF, nurse on demand, co-sleep & use no pacifier. My lactation consultant told me this is unusual, but not unheard of. She suggested it...
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    Re: any WAHM's with ideas??

    Ditto !
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    Re: AGH! What could be wrong?!?!

    I also don't really feel let down. Sometimes I feel a little tingle high on my breast, near my armpit kinda ... but not always. Obviously if the baby is having sufficient wet/dirties, the milk is...
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    Re: supplementing

    Please don't interpret the medical term as a characterization of your mothering. Failure to thriven (FTT) is a term used to indicate an infant that is not gaining weight as expected. It is diagnosed...
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