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  1. Re: My boss is harassing me- need advice please!

    Your boss seems to have something against you and is using the pumping as a way to harras you further. Please continue to use your breast pump regardless of his ignorance. What I would suggest is...
  2. Re: challenges Starting to pump milk for storage

    What you can do is following each nursing session, if you can have someone else keep the baby while you use the pump for 10 minutes to drain both breasts. Use that milk to store in the freezer.

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    Re: help please

    Hello, you are not alone. I've been nursing for 9 months now and have always experienced much less production from the left side. I am lucky to get 1/2 - 1 oz from that side after pumping for 10...
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    Re: A few questions-losing my supply??

    It is normal to have a low supply when your cycle is on. It happens to me too but afterwards my supply goes back to normal. Even though nothing is coming out when you pump, still use the pump. You...
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    Re: Night Feedings

    My 8 mo. old has the same problem with night-time waking. We can't seem to figure it out but we are both tired of the lonnnngggg period of sleep deprivation. He eats solid food 3 times a day but...
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    Re: Latch problem- please help!

    It takes some time for new babies to learn the art of feeding. You too will learn the best way to help baby latch. For me it took maybe 3 weeks to get it right. Keep trying and don't give up. You...
  7. Re: Unexplained severe pain and on the verge of giving up

    Have you had your baby checked by a pediatrician? If he has thrush on the tongue it can be transferred to the nipple. Your nipples may appear alright but the infection causes severe pain during...
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    Re: I think it is over

    Aweee....you sound like me. I have nursed my baby for 8 months now and he no longer is interested (except when going to bed at night or waking in the middle of the night) He too could care less. I...
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    Re: bad latch

    You will find that if you purchase one of the boppy pillows and rest your baby on that when nursing it helps. I too have very large breasts and had trouble positioning but found the football hold...
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    Re: 6 mo old constantly coming off

    I experienced the same thing with my boy around that time. In fact at 8 mos he still occasionally does the popping off thing. It is annoying, time consuming and sometimes I have to just let him be...
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    Re: temporary supply dip?

    Are you under any stress now that you are back to work? I found when I returned to work my supply went down. On stressful days I may get 2-3 oz per session and I pump 4 time while at work. You do...
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    Re: HELP!!-Left Breast Shutting Down

    Thanks for the encouragement. I don't have any trouble with baby nursing on the left when he is going to sleep for the night or when he wakes in the middle of the night. During the day though, he...
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    HELP!!-Left Breast Shutting Down

    I have been nursing for 7 mos now and have always had an issue with my left breast not producing much. Baby has begun to not want to latch on the left side or not stay on long because of slow flow...
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    Re: I'm going dry

    YESSS!!! Stress has a negative impact on milk supply. I too was under a tremendous amount of stress being overwhelmed as a full time working mom and having way too many responsibilities at home. I...
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    Re: Oh please help lost supply!!!!

    You can get your supply back by doing what is called a nursing vacation. I had a very big dip in supply more than once and had to try this. It works. Stay in bed with the baby for one day and do...
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    Re: Confused

    The times when you are able to do this, try it. If baby is not nursing appropriately, after they doze off, lie the baby down and use the pump. Your breasts need to be emptied in order to keep...
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    Re: At the end of my rope...PLEASE help!!

    I understand your frustration as I went through many sleep deprived nights with my son who also would wake every hour or so crying for someone to pick him up and rock him back to sleep. This would...
  18. Temas: Lopsided

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    Re: Lopsided

    Hi, my son does the same thing. He favors the larger side and stays on that one for a long period. There is much more milk in that one. I have always been lopsided but now it is VERY noticeable. ...
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    Re: Engorged breasts at night. Help!

    Can you allow baby to feed on both breasts so the other does not become engorged through the night? I agree about not wanting to get up in the middle of the night just to pump. I have to do that...
  20. Re: Pumping-how much to give at feedings

    Who offers the baby a bottle when you are away? What you can do is ask them if the baby is finishing off the entire bottle during the feeding. If the baby is draining the 4 oz then you can increase...
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    Re: Getting Frustrated!

    I usually have the pump one notch below the highest/fastest setting. That hasn't seemed to help. I also try to change the angle of the flask, but only a few extra drops come out when I do that.
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    Getting Frustrated!

    Has any experienced any problems with the Medela Symphony hospital grade pump. It doesn't seem effective at removing all my milk. My flow will stop after about 2-5 minutes of pumping, but when I...
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    Sick of my breast pump

    My 6 mo old has lost interest in nursing. I can usually get him to feed in the middle of the night and when he is sleepy but then he doesn't nurse long. As a result I am having to use the pump all...
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    Re: How much is everyone pumping?

    I've NEVER been able to pump this amount. I have a Medela Symphony hospital grade pump. I use the pump once in the morning, 4 times at work and twice in the evening after baby goes to sleep. With...
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    Re: Possible Teething & Nursing Strike

    My 6 mo has been doing the same thing. He is only interested in nursing in the middle of the night or when sleepy and ready to nap. Otherwise he will just stay on for a couple minutes then pop off...
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