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    Help! Awful stomach flu, 15 month old

    Hello there... I had no idea where to post this... but this forum has been so supportive and there are always moms out there online to help at all hours, so I thought I'd try asking...

    My 15 month...
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    Re: Dd weaned, hormones gone crazy! Help!

    I'm chiming in late but I was very glad to see this post-- I stopped nursing right before Thanksgiving, so it's been about a week and a half now-- and I've been having hot flashes-- and migraines all...
  3. Re: 11 month old not interested in finger foods

    Thanks everyone, for your suggestions... good luck to all!
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  4. Re: 11 month old not interested in finger foods

    Thanks-- should I just put some smooth jarred food on a plate and let him go for it? I've tried putting other solids in front of him but he's just not interested...
  5. 11 month old not interested in finger foods

    Hi all- was wondering if any of you had any experience with this... my 11 month old son really wants nothing to do with eating finger foods. We've tried everything... cheerios, tiny bits of banana,...
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    Re: pumping and flying with no baby

    I've always had to use my battery pack in public restrooms...always carry a few extra batteries!
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    Re: pumping and flying with no baby

    Hi there- I think a lot of it really depends on what airport you fly out of. I traveled for work two weeks ago. At Logan Airport in Boston, I was questioned extensively, and held while the head of...
  8. Temas: Poison ivy?

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    Re: Poison ivy?

    Thanks everyone, for your responses & advice... the rash isn't on my breasts so I think I'm ok. Itchy, but ok. Have a great day...
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    Poison ivy?

    Hi all- I suspect that I have poison ivy after doing some yard work this weekend... on my arms and legs... starting to itch. I heard somewhere that poison ivy infection is really systemic-- that it...
  10. Re: Excedrin- Need answer fast! Anyone online?

    THANKS everyone- much appreciated-- after a rest I'm now feeling much better! Gave ds ebm but will nurse this pm when aspirin's out of my system... and will call doc Monday for advice should this...
  11. Excedrin- Need answer fast! Anyone online?

    Hi there- if anyone's online now (Sat 6/17 7:51am EST), I'd love some help... I woke up with a tremendous migraine so I took 2 Excedrin-- but just realized this was a no-no. Can I still bf? My son...
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    Solid food / schedule?

    Hello all- I started my son on solids about a month ago, when he turned 6 months- beginning with rice cereal at breakfast, then slowly introducing yellow vegetables like squash, sweet potato, and...
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    Re: Raynaud's Syndrome

    Hi there-- I had nipple blanching, but wasn't diagnosed with Reynaud's. My pain occurred after nursing-- awful pain-- and both nipples appeared totally white. I'd use warm compresses-- someone...
  14. Re: One breast producing LOTS more than the other

    Thanks everyone, for the tips and kind words! So good to know we're all sharing so many of the same things... :)
  15. One breast producing LOTS more than the other

    Hello all! I feel silly asking this question... but my left breast is such a poor producer compared to my right (4 oz vs 2 oz. if I'm lucky when pumping). Is there any way to encourage more...
  16. Correct amount of expressed bm when bottle feeding?

    Hi all-- I've seen the kellymom.com milk calculator for expressed bm when bottle feeding, but then I've seen other websites that suggest feeding a LOT more bm according to weight. I'm confused! My...
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    Re: Constipation

    Hi there-- my son was only having BMs every 5 days or so...my pedi said this was completely normal... but when the period between BMs extended to 8 days, he suggested we try giving him a little...
  18. Re: How many times a day does a breastfed baby normally poop?

    My son went as long as 8 days without pooping from about 3 weeks on...now he poops about every 5 days or so. He does have difficulty with gas, though, poor little guy. Has anyone tried "gripe...
  19. Re: What was/is your favorite breastfeeding moment!?

    My favorite moment-- my son sometimes has a sleepy milky smile when he's done feeding...such a sweet beautiful thing! His little lips curl up at the corners as he releases my breast and falls...
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    Re: sore nipples + slow feeding

    Hi Dryad--gotcha! I'll try to get as much in there as I can, thanks for the coaching. Much appreciated-- hope your son is doing great. Thanks!
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    Re: sore nipples & non-nutritive sucking

    Joyfulmama, I tried the chin rub during our last feeding and it did work a bit! Milkfacesmom, thanks for the link, I'll check it out -- thanks so much to you both-- we'll get through this yet :)
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    Re: sore nipples + slow feeding

    Wow-- thanks so much for the info and support. Traci, now that I have a "name" for what's been happening (vasospasm- I have lots of pain AFTER nursing and when I'm cold) I was able to do some...
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    Re: sore nipples + slow feeding

    Thanks Tiffany-- we've had thrush before and this is different-- it's the blood leaving the nipple tip that turns it white-- no blood circulates there until I warm up with hot compresses-- then the...
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    sore nipples + slow feeding

    Hi everyone-- so glad the website now has a forum to post questions! My son is a little over 2 months old, and we've had lots of ups and downs with breastfeeding but we're hanging in there. Two...
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    sore nipples & non-nutritive sucking

    Hi everyone-- so glad the website now has a forum to post questions! My son is a little over 2 months old, and we've had lots of ups and downs with breastfeeding but we're hanging in there. Two...
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