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    6 week GS - eating for HOURS!

    Hi ladies! My LO is almost 7 weeks old. Her last weight at her 1 month DA was 7 lbs 7 oz, up from her lightest at 5 lbs 4 oz.

    She has done nothing but eat today. Literally. She hasn't slept AT...
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    Final weight check today

    We just got back from Dumplin's final weight check. Are you ready for this?

    She is 7 lbs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She gained 10 ounces since Friday with nothing but Mama's milk served straight from...
  3. Temas: SNS newbie

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    Re: SNS newbie

    I used the SNS for a week before we came off of it. My 3 week old DD was rejecting the tube - she'd fuss if it was in her mouth. I talked to the LC about it, and she said that as long as my DD gained...
  4. Temas: Can I do it?

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    Re: Can I do it?

    :hug Mama! Yes, you CAN do this!

    I had issues with supply as well. This is what worked for us:

    I would nurse my DD, (3 weeks old) and then pump right afterwards. I did this after every feeding,...
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    Re: My LC made a comment today

    No kidding! It cost us over $120 a month for formula for DS. (I was uneducated in BFing with him, and gave up when my nipples cracked. If only I had known then what I know now...:cry )
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    My LC made a comment today

    I visited her for the umteenth billionth time, and we were discussing BFing vs. FF. She said that in most BFing literature, the pictures shown are of 3-4 month old babies nursing. She said very...
  7. Temas: SNS newbie

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    Re: SNS newbie

    Hey there Mama! I just got told I could stop using the SNS today at our latest weight check.

    I agree that its quite difficult to get the hang of at home. :hug for you!

    Here is what worked for...
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    Fantastic News!!!!!!!!

    I took Gia in for a weight check - she's gained 7.5 ounces in TWO days!!!!!!! We got the SNS system yesterday, and have been using EBM in it. I've been getting an ounce out of each breast pumping...
  9. Baby with severe weight loss - please help!

    Okay, as you may have seen, my DD and I are having some issues.

    She latches on, pops off screaming and then latches back on. Repeat this cycle for at least 30 minutes. I discovered by accident...
  10. Re: So frustrated - am I doing something wrong?

    Gia nursed constantly in the hospital. She latched on well and actively nursed (suck suck swallow) from both sides for at least 20 minutes at a time, and ate about every 3 hours. She began the...
  11. Re: So frustrated - am I doing something wrong?

    I called her ped on Thursday, and she said not to worry if it hadn't been a week between poops.

    I called the Dr. on call this morning, and he said to try a suppository, and if that didn't work - a...
  12. So frustrated - am I doing something wrong?

    Hi Mamas! I'm so glad I found this site!

    I have a 10 day old little girl, and our nursing routine has me frazzled.

    She latches on - correctly, according to the LC at the hospital where I...
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