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    Re: Not enough milk??

    This is such a hard situation, I wish you the best.

    I am the mother of a 5 week old, and at 3.5 weeks I was pretty sure he wasn't getting enough because of similar behavior, so I did a lot of...
  2. Re: Advice to keep up supply while supplementing

    Thanks for the good wishes.

    I don't wait until I fill up to feed him, but on the other hand if I put him to the breast and he stops swallowing almost immediately then I know it's best to give him...
  3. Re: Advice to keep up supply while supplementing

    I realize they're never empty, but if I try to feed him more often than every two hours he swallows MUCH less than if he gets that much time. It seems that after a three hour break I'm at the...
  4. Re: Advice to keep up supply while supplementing

    Oh, I just remembered that I wanted to ask this more specifically the first time but baby needed me. I'm not sure how to pump and not interfere with his bf'ing. For example:

    Say he eats at 1:00...
  5. Re: Advice to keep up supply while supplementing

    Thanks all. It feels great to hear all this encouragement. And one minor correction--he gained 23 ounces in 10 days (not 7).

    I am using a Medela Pump in Style.

    As for overnight, I decided...
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    Re: beer, MIL driving me nuts

    I've also heard that beer, and particularly Guinness, can boost supply. My mom said her sister used to say it and a friend of my mom's generation said that her mom also said it.

    I am having...
  7. Advice to keep up supply while supplementing

    Hi. I have a five week old son that I started to supplement with formula at 3.5 weeks. I didn't want to, and have been totally depressed/obsesssed about it since, but really believe it's what he...
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