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  1. Re: 5 months and dropping off the charts

    I also pumped one breast in the morning and refrigerated it to let it separate. This is what it looked like afterwards. Does it look like it's well balanced as far as fatty and all that? 1994
  2. Re: 5 months and dropping off the charts

    So we had our check up today. Baby gained 5 ounces in the last 8 days. That's good right?
  3. Re: 5 months and dropping off the charts

    Thank you maddieb! I truly do appreciate any and all input! I have considered that this is just how he is, and that he might be smaller. My husband is on the shorter-than-average size, though not by...
  4. Re: 5 months and dropping off the charts

    We go out in "normal" clothes (shorts and t-shirts for most of the year in Texas!), but you're probably correct in saying that it's still not enough for us. After your first comment I just went ahead...
  5. Re: 5 months and dropping off the charts

    We haven't been doing vitamin D drops, but I take a supplement and we get in the sunlight for about 30 minutes each day. Wouldn't that cause lack of growth for height as well though? I will...
  6. Re: 5 months and dropping off the charts

    Thank you for sharing that article! I have been practicing the things suggested for increasing baby's weight.

    I did ask the doctor and the lactation consultant both about the charts, they both...
  7. Re: 5 months and dropping off the charts

    He has remained in the 50th percentile for height throughout his 5 months, head circ has stayed about 80th percentile (my babies have big heads). His strength is great, doctor said he has wonderful...
  8. 5 months and dropping off the charts

    Hello ladies!
    My son is EBF and was born in the 70th percentile at 8 pounds 2 ounces. At his 2 month check up, he weighed in at 11 pounds 12 ounces (around 50th percentile) , then at his most...
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    Re: Dealing with possible oversupply

    bfwmomof3 - thank you! I will try the laid-back nursing!

    meg - he nurses quite often, the longest he's gone between nursing is about 4 hours. It's usually about an hour or 2 though, I'm not quite...
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    Dealing with possible oversupply

    Hello! My son is 2 weeks old and has been nursing very well (gained over a pound already, pooping and peeing a lot). We feed on demand and he never goes more than about 2 or 4 hours without showing...
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    Re: Help...

    Are you pumping around the clock (meaning: not sleeping through the night)?
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    Re: Mirena and Low Milk Supply

    I had a VERY similar experience with Mirena. I drove myself half insane trying to get my supply back up. Even after I had it out I struggled and ultimately I decided that it was causing too much...
  13. Re: Holy crap! Can my iud cause low milk supply?

    I have had the same issue. I have had mirena for about a month now, and still struggle with low supply. Using fenugreek, domperidone, and pumping all the time. LO does not want to nurse now unless...
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