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    Re: Want to meet more pump moms

    I am a pump Mom. 13 months to date. LO only suckled maybe 3 times. I offered her the breast yesterday, just for fun. She giggled so hard.

    I will keep pumping as long as I have milk. So to all you...
  2. Re: Calling all Exclusive pumpers - how long did you last?

    Just want to know if anyone has their supply dipped drastically - I am talking about 70-80% dip and managed to bring it back up again. I'd like to hear how you do it.
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    My advice is NOT to drop any pumping sessions except under unavoidable circumstaces. I am a full time working mom. Supply was great when I was on maternity (literally dripping milk all the time) but...
  4. Re: Calling all Exclusive pumpers - how long did you last?

    I had to supplement too. Now that LO is already 13 months, and like my pp says I am almost dry, she only gets 1 bottle of EBM every 2 days. She takes 7oz and it takes me about 2 days to produce that...
  5. Calling all Exclusive pumpers - how long did you last?

    If you are an exclusive pumper like me, I just want to know how long your milk lasted. Mine's almost gone now and I have been pumping exclusively for 13 months (to date).

    If you still have loads...
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    Re: Exclusive pumper drying up. HELP!!!

    Truly it's a vicious cycle. I wait for the breast to get a little fuller to get more milk but in the end, I actually get less cos boobs think I don't need that much anymore.

    But if I pump every 3...
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    Re: how long are you going to be doing this?

    You answer "Until she grows her own boobs!"....:lol

    I got that from a post somewhere on the forum, where people posted their funny replies to that question "how long are you going to be doing...
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    Re: I'm in big trouble . . .

    I give my baby home cooked porridge. We gave her rice cereals (store bought ones) initially but her poo was smelly and hard, sometimes, very very sticky. We stopped the rice cereals and what a...
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    Exclusive pumper drying up. HELP!!!

    I have been exclusively pumping for 13 months now due to latching problems from the start. Anyway, I am producing less than 0.5 oz per session! I am fast drying up!!!

    How can I get the milk to...
  10. Temas: Condensation

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    Condensation

    I just bought an electric pump. I noticed that after a pumping session, condensation (water droplets) occurs in the rubber tubing. How do I get rid of it? I removed the tubing from the valve and hung...
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    No period - can get pregnant?

    I haven't had my period since I gave birth last December? Can I still get pregnant?
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    Re: Traditional Chinese milk increaser

    I didn't think there's going to be anyone from here except those from USA. To Dorothy and cantabile21, I'm your neighbour up north - Malaysia.

    I will get MIL to make that pig's trotter's soup....
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    Re: Rashes driving Mommy nuts! HELP!!!

    SO what did you do? I left it for too long, now the rashes has spreaded. I worry that if I put the baby to the breast, she might get infected by the rashes that's on the breast.

    The cream started...
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    Rashes driving Mommy nuts! HELP!!!

    LO has perfect smooth skin. It's me that's getting the rashes. I didn't think much of it when it started - just a few red dots on my tummy. Now they've spread to a red patch, with little water...
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    Re: Is it so bad to Nurse to sleep?

    Hubby and I decided that baby should have her milk in the middle of the night despite advice from some people to give her water to discourage her from feeding :eek:

    For us, DH gives her a bottle...
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    Ginger, Mint & Bfing

    I've been having this stubborn cough that wouldn't go away, even after 2 bottles on cough syrup.

    Someone advised that I can use either fresh ginger (smashed) or mint (peppermint) leaves, boil it...
  17. When was the last time you had your factory inspected?

    Went for a Pap Smear last week and asked doctor when I should get a mamogram (never had one). He said I can't until I stop bfing. He said breasts are too lumpy to check.

    The thing is, I intend to...
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    Finger sucking - will it ever stop?

    My LO has started to suck her fingers the last 3 weeks. She is 3 mos. She wears mittens and it would be soaked wet with her saliva (she only goes for the right hand).

    I didn't want to remove her...
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    Good boob Bad boob

    It's a case of good boob vs bad boob. My right breast though looks much bigger than my left, has been producing only half the quatity of my left breast. I used to joke calling it my bad boob.

    Now...
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    Baby knows best?

    According to the formula feeding chart, my LO should be drinking 180ml (abt 4oz?)of milk at each feeding. So far she is only taking 120ml (sometimes even less).

    When she pushes the teat out of...
  21. Temas: Allergies

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    Allergies

    My friend's child is allergic to egg and the child is 1year 2mos. the MMR jab is due and she is worried about the jab being highly protein based.

    Pead has suggested that she takes LO to hospital...
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    Re: Will Exclusive pumping decrease supply?

    HI Henry's Mama,
    I am eating instant oatmeal now. I take about 4 tablespoon with milk. How much do you take a day and how frequent? I only take it in the morning for breakfast. How long will it take...
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    Re: Will Exclusive pumping decrease supply?

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    Do you cook the oatmeal? I am interested to know how much increase do you get (after the oatmeal). We don't have the fenugreek or mother's milk tea here where I live. Even my pediatrician...
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    Re: Will Exclusive pumping decrease supply?

    I teach computers to children from 4-7 years old. No way they can stand outside without knocking or banging the door.

    I am trying to get at least 2 pumping sessions a day. On fridays I can...
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    Re: Travelling with baby

    I have a bottle of fever medicine from the pediatrician when LO went for her vaccination last month. She never took it as she didn't develop a fever after the jab. It was given as a precaution.

    I...
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