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    Re: Effect of night shifts on bf'ing?

    Hi,

    I've had to work some swing shifts like you - be at work both day and nights. I found that I pumped pretty much the same amounts at different times of the day, but I tried to stick to pumping...
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    Re: Deployed Sailor Mom needs advice

    Hi,

    I'm in the military (Air Force) and applaud your efforts to keep pumping!!!
    Even just 5 minutes of pumping several times a day/night will be beneficial. Just soak up those e-mail pictures of...
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    Re: Tired,sad, and about to throw in the towel

    I'm feeling your pain! Agree w/PP - get that margarita:D

    For your sanity's sake, check out some of the sleep info on the boards, it can really make a difference to get at least 4 hours in a row....
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    Re: did your baby do this?

    I like to give my LO some rice chex cereal when I feed him with a spoon. He likes to hold it and take a bite every minute or two and it keeps his hands off the spoon with the purees on it. But I am...
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    Re: Just started eating everything!?!??

    Too funny - my almost 9 month old just went through the same thing! He went from 1 small jar or frozen cube or two to 6 oz or more at a sitting.
    I guess it happens a lot like this :)
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    Re: OALD caused poor latch?

    Hi,

    I suffered through the same thing. My LO is 9 months old now and we have passed that phase but I wanted to toss in my advice. My poor latch with the lip not flanged out helped get the milk...
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    Re: advice please?

    I totally get the tired of pumping at work thing! :D

    I plan to do the EBM to whole milk swap at a year for the workday feedings and then continue with the morning and bedtime nursing as long as...
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    Re: one breast not producing

    I had one side come in with milk after about 5 days and the other side not until about 2 weeks! I thought I would be feeding on one side only, too. But- did not turn out that way. Just thought you...
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    Re: nursing & solids

    My son is 8 months too. I was having the same problem, but evening time and dinner, rather than breakfast. He was nursing when I came home from work at 5:30, then eating solids/dinner at 6, then...
  10. Re: Please Help! I'm so discouraged, I don't know what to do

    Hi,

    I am so glad that you have the pediatrician "on your side".

    I wanted to pass along that it really does help to take iron-containing supplements with vitamin C, like orange juice. And OJ...
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    Re: Advocating for a place to pump?

    I had a similar situation in my workplace. I found out that we have a facilities manager and a "space utilization board". The proposal was sent to these two offices and ...Voila! a pumping room...
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    Re: Traveling Overseas for Work

    Hi,

    I've done a bunch of overseas travel and work/conferences where dad had to do the BM from the freezer thing. It is possible and you can do it!
    I found that nice hotels will let you use the...
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    Re: Full time work and sleep loss

    Well, I wish that I had some magical sleep answer thing, too - I have a six month old that loves to nurse the night away also. My trick is that I have a nice teapot and coffee maker at work and I...
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    Re: Thrush - 4.5 months of it!!

    Hi,
    I have not heard of thrush causing gas. I do know that antibiotics to treat an ear infection will often make the yeast grow even more. Did they give you anything for the thrush like nystatin or...
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    Re: I hate Mondays

    I don't know about you all, but I swear that my LO knows it is Sunday night and he is always more fussy and clingy than other evenings!
    It just makes it worse that we both don't want me to go to...
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    Re: Working Mother Breast Pump Roll Call!!!

    I have a Medela PISA and use it 15 times a week, so we're used to each other:) :) :) :) :)

    I wanted to comment on the Whisper Wear. I wanted a pump that I did not have to hold onto while pumping...
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    Re: Raging Thrush - On baby's thumb??

    Yeast is awful!!!!

    I have fought yeast and then a nasty resistant yeast since November- so I know what a pain it is to get rid of. I agree with the PP and have one more thing to add:

    The...
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