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    Re: 4hrs at work

    I have had to pump when theres been no outlet. I used my manual pump because I figured it was better than not pumping at all. You might be ok not pumping. I started back when lo was 6 weeks and...
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    Re: Questions about pumping while driving

    I pump while I drive to and from work. It was hard to get use to but to keep my supply I have to. I get everything ready before I start driving and I buckle first before I get hooked up. I use a...
  3. Temas: exhaused

    by lincolnsmom
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    exhaused

    Hi,

    I am just looking to see if anyone has any idea's or advice for me. I have been working 12 hour night shifts for a couple months and I am so exhaused. I am having a hard time getting sleep...
  4. Re: My 10 months-old breastfed every hour last night

    I work nights and the nights I am gone lo sleeps 8-9 pm until 7 am without getting up to eat. But when I am home with him at night it is a different story. He eats all night! I think when you...
  5. Temas: pumping

    by lincolnsmom
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    pumping

    Hi,

    This site has been so great.

    I have been working nights and all is going well but I am going to start to do 3 12 hours overnights a week and it will be everyother day. I do co-sleep and my...
  6. Temas: water?

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    Re: water?

    Hi,

    My son is 7 months old and I give him a sippy cup with water when I am giving him solids. I don't do it to replace bfing but to get him some practice with a cup. I was told it is ok to give...
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    Re: baby shots and baby

    Dr. Sears has a good book on vaccines. He also gives a schedule that is different than what most clinics do. It is very informative. I started my lo out a 2 months but I do them single so we go in...
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    Re: Poll: How many Oz in bottle

    My son eats 4 oz every 2-3 hours. He will not take a paci so
    i think that has something to do with it. I also use the slow flow nipples but DH says he drinks the bottle within a minute or two.
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    Re: how to pump supply for freezer?

    What I have been doing is pumping in the late morning before my lo eats. I am able to get a good 5 oz. I was always finding that even after I pump I still had milk. The pump is no way as good as...
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    Re: I work one day a week and do not know

    Do you work 8 hour days? Your baby is still so young so maybe your supply could go down? Do you have the right size horns for your pump?
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    Re: Same day milk

    I have always added milk with eachother for the 24 hour period and have had no problems.
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    Re: YAH! We made it to ONE YEAR!!!

    :clap
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    Re: logistics of pumping at work

    When I am at work I don't have access to a sink most of the time so what I do is buy the medela wipes use them and put my parts in a ziplock bag. I have done it this way for months and have never...
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    Re: He finally did it...

    :lol how cute!
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    Re: He finally did it...

    :lol
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    Re: how long did you nurse

    Thanks so much for the replies. It is so special to have this bond that we as moms get to have. The bottle thing is so cute. I am one of the first in my family to bf so I always am explaining that...
  17. Temas: Weaning

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    Re: Weaning

    Hello,

    Sorry I can't speak from experience but many mom's I have talked to said there lo naturally weaned themselves as they introduced more solids. I think I may depend also if you co-sleep or...
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    how long did you nurse

    Hello mom's,
    I am wondering how long you guys have nursed your lo and did your lo naturally wean themselves or did you wean them. I am a first time mom to a 6 month old and never realized how much...
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    Re: I'm doing it!

    Good for you! Isn't it amazing what motherhood will do to us. You will do things you never thought you would do. Keep it up.
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    Re: night time feedings

    Thank you so much for the replies. You guys are right he is our child and we get to parent him. I guess being a first time mom you want to do everything right and I start second guessing myself. ...
  21. Re: breast shields to help in breastfeeding?

    Hello, I used a nipple shield for a couple months at first. I would get the medela contact one. It will give the baby something to latch on to if you have flat nipples. I would also pump because...
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    night time feedings

    We went to my lo 6 month appt today. She said my lo shouldn't be nursing at night. We co-sleep and he snacks all night long. I am fine with that but doc isn't. She said he will get cavities when...
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    cereal or veggies

    Just a question,
    My lo has been getting cereal for about a month. I am starting to give him veggies too but he doesn't seem to like them as much. Is it more important for lo to have the cereal or...
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    Re: Pump Models

    Hello,
    I recently bought my PIS advanced. At the hospital they told me they no longer make the PIS. The advanced has a two phase pump that helps with the letdown. The PIS does not have 2 phase.
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    Re: help with inverteed nipples

    Congrats on sticking with bf. I was in a similar situation with my son. Before I had children my doctor said that one of my nipples was inverted and I would have trouble bfing. When I was pregnant...
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