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    Re: Pump & Dump after X-Rays?

    No need to pump and dump!
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    Re: Mastitis after 7 successful months of bf

    Mine didn't look like a blister at all. I'm glad that's not what's wrong w/ you!

    Have you tried taking lecithin? I've heard that will help people who get a lot of clogged ducts. Also, I noticed...
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    Re: New and ned help - PLEASE

    Your supply is fine. You aren't able to get milk when you pump b/c it hurts (and even if it didn't hurt, some women are never able to pump, yet their babies are fine. My sister can't even get a few...
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    Re: Baby sleeping too long at night?...

    I have found that it is really hard to pump in the evening. THat is the time of day when most women's supply is at its lowest. Since you can't pump at work anyway, can you pump right after? At least...
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    Re: Help with latch on please!

    Oh, I also meant to tell you that when I was latching on, I would hold my breast in teh c hold, but stick my ring finger out. It was a very tricky move, but I had to do it when dh wasn't there to...
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    Re: Help with latch on please!

    Have you tried finding a LLL leader in your area? I'll bet if there's one close by she'll come to your house to help. Here is the list of states. Click on your state and see if tere's a leader in...
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    Re: falling behind due to supplementing

    I wouldn't wake her up to nurse. Babies tend to sleep a lot during growth spurts, ime. Nurse, sleep and poop, that's all they do during a spurt. LOL! A four hour stretch of sleep at this age can be...
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    Re: Milk leaking from baby's nostril ?

    All three of mine did it and I was told it was normal. If they get really congested all the time, though, that's a sign of something else (reflux, allergies, or reflux caused by allergies--that's...
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    Re: Mastitis after 7 successful months of bf

    I would go see your doctor, show her the sore spot, and insist she treat it before you get mastitis again. I weaned my son shortly after my 3rd bout (he was 15 mos old) so it cleared up on it's own....
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    Sticky: Re: Scalding breastmilk due to excessive Lipase

    If you don't have access to these articles, I just looked them up through my husband's school account. Basically, they say that microwaving milk kills the anti-infective and other factors in teh...
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    Re: "Rubbermaid" Containers OK for Storage?

    The plastics that are the safest to store foods in are plastic numbers 2, 4 and 5. Polycarbonate, #1, is the worst. That's what Ameda bottles are made of! I was shocked when I found out. I still use...
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    Re: falling behind due to supplementing

    That isn't hunger, that's nipple confusion. She got used to the bottle giving instant gratification. Your baby honestly doesn't sound to me like you don't have enough milk. It sound more to me like...
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    Re: Mastitis after 7 successful months of bf

    Also, do you have anything that looks ike a sore on your nipple? I had recurrent mastitis w/ my first ds. In hindsight, I now realize that the weird "spot" on my nipple was most likely somesort of...
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    Re: falling behind due to supplementing

    To catch up quickly, don't supplement. Can you stay in bed with her one day this weekend and have dh bring you food and lots and lots of water in bed so that you only have to get up to go to the...
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    Oh, I also wanted to say I have struggled w/ oversupply w/ all of my babies so far. Oversupply will cause green poop, gassiness nad fussiness, but it does NOT cause blood in the poop!

    I only nurse...
  16. Re: Update on previous post about needing serious help

    Have you tried cutting all dairy out of your diet? Blood in stool is usually a sign of food allergy. It's uncommon, but it DOES happen! The most common thing is dairy. I haven't read your previous...
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