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  1. Re: Don't want to use formula - any ideas?

    If the issue with pumping is work, could you pump at other times of the day and use it for the mid day feeding? For example, could you pump after your little one goes to bed or during nap on your...
  2. Re: uh... who wants to answer this question?

    My daughter is 22 months. I think is was about 4-6 months ago that I noticed that they were back to pre-pregnancy size.
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    Re: Using Flax - need some advice

    Flax oil tastes terrible. And it is hard to hide the flavor because it needs to be given raw or you lose the all the good stuff. I have never heard of a kind with cinnamon in it though. Without...
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    Re: Making own baby food:meats

    We did the same thing, bake with broth. The broth I buy is Pacific Natural Foods. It's organic and free range. And it comes in handy 1 cup size containers.
  5. Temas: yougurt?

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    Re: yougurt?

    If your little one had been taking little bites of yours for a while now, yogurt should be just fine. And as PP suggested, it is less allergenic than other dairies. Sugar in yogurt varies greatly. ...
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    Re: Are extended nursers spoiled?

    My initial response to this question was "that's just silly." But then I realized there are people out there that would actually adhere to that line of thought. Ugh.
  7. Re: Will Birth Control Pill Affect My Milk Supply at 13 Months?

    Yes, weight gain is a listed side effect.
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    Re: formula and boobfood

    Based on the information provides, your question cannot really be specifically answered other than saying, yes, it is possible to get too many nutrients.

    Technically, people can overdose on...
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    Re: Night weaning, co-sleeping inquiry

    Seriously, it sounds like the information you got came from some 1950's book. Do what feels right for you and your family. If you want to co-sleep you should continue to do so; if you cannot let...
  10. Re: Will Birth Control Pill Affect My Milk Supply at 13 Months?

    ditto.

    Some say that if your supply is well established the combination pills should not affect supply. However, IMO I figure why risk it if there are other options.
  11. Re: Switching from breast to breast on his own every few minutes!

    I have no answers for you but share in your frustration. For my daughter anyway, I think she just likes to go to the side that has the milk is coming out fastest.
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    Re: Weaning Schedule??

    One month does seem a little quick depending on his current intake of both breast milk and other foods. How many nursings does he average in any given 24 hour period? Is he currently drinking cows...
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    Re: fat and calcium

    I do not know calcium values but breast milk is higher in fat and calories.
    Whole milk per 8 ounces has about 150 calories and 8 grams of fat
    Breast milk per 8 ounces has about 175 calories and 9.5...
  14. Re: am i causing my lo to have interuppted sleep?

    Hemp milk has become retail available. It has more nutritional value than soy and rice milk plus it has those fabulous omega 3 and 6 fats, and it's quite allergy friendly. These are the two...
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    Re: low milk supply?

    Thanks for your reply. My daughter has known the milk sign for a while, but the point was not lost. With these little ones, everything is tied into everything else; a tooth breaks through and...
  16. Re: $ day old with jaundice-back in hospital

    Similar situation here. My baby was slightly jaundice when we left the hospital, so we were given a biliblanket. Two days after being home, her blood was tested and we were admitted to the hospital...
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    low milk supply?

    My daughter will nurse for a bit then come off my breast and give me the milk sign. She'll go back to the breast for a moment and come off and do the same thing. Is there anything this could mean...
  18. Temas: Jar food

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    Re: Jar food

    You might want to check out the website for The Center for Science in the Public Interest. They have a published study on a comparison of jarred baby foods. Here is web page for one such study....
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    Re: did you PLAN to nurse past 1 year?

    It never occurred to me to breastfeed past one year. My goal was to make it to one year, and I was so happy to make it to that point. I did not think about what would happen after the one year...
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    balanced nutrition

    My 16 month old nurses about 6 times during day plus throughout the night. She used to eat everything and anything; now the list of things she will eat is getting shorter and shorter. For breakfast...
  21. Re: Wait 24 hours to nurse??? Supposedly nurses' advice.

    Unless there is something more going on, it sounds like that nurse gave horrible advice. The general rule is to get the baby to breast as soon as possible and as often as possible. You are right; a...
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    water buffalo milk

    Does anyone have any information on feeding a baby (one-year-old) water buffalo milk yogurt (or other products)? My understanding is that compared to cow's milk it has more fat, more calcium, more...
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    modifying formula

    I started back to work full time today and my baby will be getting two bottles of formula while I am gone. Does anyone know if you can add anything to formula or modify it to make the benefits...
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    Re: Correct Horn size

    This might help.
    http://www.medela.com/NewFiles/faq/breastshield_fit.html
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    Re: Iron supplement at 3 months

    I ran across this article which may be of interest to you.

    http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=62531

    Like others have said, iron levels can be easily tested.
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