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    Re: need help fast!

    Are you able to put him in direct sunlight (not through a window)? I know the UV light from the sun can help jaundice clear up more quickly; similar to how the bili-lights work that the hospital uses.
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    Re: 8-month-old / sore nipples ??

    I could totally see my son doing this in a couple months. Sounds painful!

    Have you eliminated the possibility of an ear infection? Maybe her method of sucking helps reduce pain.

    Could you try...
  3. Re: Help with distractible 6 month old

    I too have a very distractible almost six month old. Some of the tricks that work for us are:

    Nursing in a dark quiet room
    If we are out and about I kiss, blow raspberries, suck and make smacking...
  4. Re: Need help/reassurance! Almost 4 MO only nurses when slee

    My son started being picky about eating when he turned four months. Especially if we are nursing somewhere other than in our bedroom, with the sound machine on and everything as dark as can be. If we...
  5. Re: Trying to get pregnant while breastfeeding..

    My sister got pregnant with her third when her second was eight months old. This was while she was tandem nursing her first and second! I believe if you want to used breastfeeding as a birth control...
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    Re: Tugging at Breast in Week 4

    I do want to add, I was not concerned with DS's weight gain (he was packing on the pounds very quickly) or about stimulating the breast frequently enough (we'd nurse 18+ times a day) so I was...
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    Re: Tugging at Breast in Week 4

    My son did this too around the same age. After nursing for 10-15 minutes he'd pop on and off, thrash/shake his head and seemed uncomfortable. It took me a couple days and several nursing sessions of...
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    Re: My son nurses 6-10 times at night

    @Mommal: Thankfully the clock is a non-issue. I can't see the one on my SO's nightstand without my glasses and the bed is pushed against the wall on my side. No clock unless I check my iPad; which I...
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    Re: My son nurses 6-10 times at night

    Thank you all for the suggestions.

    @Avesnovuelan: No, I don't burp him every time, just when he squirms and seems uncomfortable.

    @LllMeg: I'm fairly certain this is just who my baby is. He...
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    Re: My son nurses 6-10 times at night

    We will try the white noise again. I used it for a while but it bothered my husband. At this point I think my sleep is a bit more important than him being bothered. Thank you for the suggestion.
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    Re: My son nurses 6-10 times at night

    Yes, we cosleep (we don't own a crib) and I do nurse side-lying. I've been really thankful that this past week my DS has started latching by himself so I just have to point the nipple in his...
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    My son nurses 6-10 times at night

    I have an amazing 12 week old son. He has fantastic weight and height growth and I know I have a plentiful milk supply (I can pump 5oz of milk after he feeds). My problem is that for the past 12...
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    Preventing Thrush

    My nine day old infant has developed a skin infection. Our doctor prescribed a ten day course of the antibiotic Cephalexin. What can I do to help prevent thrush? I know probiotics can help; do we...
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    Re: I Just Need A Little Support

    My heart breaks when I read your story! No matter what choices you make during birth (to have an epidural, c-section, I.V. etc.), not being at peace with your birth and being out of control of your...
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