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    Re: Is it worth it?

    Wow, two letdowns? I feel lucky to get one! I have the Ameda Purely Yours pump, it's great, it's just that I am not producing much these days. At work, I usually close up my office, close the...
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    Is it worth it?

    My supply has dropped significantly since returning to work, and ds only gets one 8 ounces of breastmilk per day now, the rest, unfortunately is formula supplemented. I'm wondering if it's even...
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    Re: Weleda Nursing Tea

    Has anyone found the Blackthorn Berry elixir in the US? I went on the Healthshop link and it's going to cost 13.90 for shipping and it's going to take 6-9 weeks unless I want to pay 38.04 for 3-4...
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    How much does your 16 week old eat?

    For those of you who are bottle feeding, how much does your LO eat per feeding session?

    My LO seems to be healthy and putting out enough wet diapers, but he only eats 3-4 oz of EBM at a time,...
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    Re: Anyone used the Adiri Natural Nurser?

    Yes, that is the only bottle my LO will take! We tried every bottle out there, and of course he settled on the most expensive one that can't be sterilized in the microwave or in a machine. Also, it...
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    Thawing for the first time questions

    I thawed a bag of milk prematurely, and it sat warmed for an hour before my LO woke from his nap. I threw it out just to be safe, but I dont want to make the same mistake twice and waste my precious...
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    Thawed EBM Question

    I know how long freshly pumped milk can stay out at room temperature, but does anyone know if the same rules apply to thawed ebm? Also, what about re-heating thawed ebm, is there anything that I...
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    Re: Gassy 3 month old

    I know what you're going through. For the longest time, I was convinced that my LO had the worst gas of any baby EVER. He would ball his legs up and scream while his forehead turned red and purple!...
  9. I'm so incredibly sad...yet somehow glad

    In a mad desperate attempt to get ds to take the bottle before I return to work, we exclusively fed him from a bottle, day and night. It's been almost 2 weeks now, and I am so sad, I miss him...
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    Re: challanges with bottle

    I finally got ds to take a bottle this past week after a month of trial and errors! A friend recommended the Adiri Natural Nurser because they're supposed to feel like a breast, (and they are the...
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    Too soon for sippy cup?

    When can I try offering my LO a sippy cup? They are my last resort. I am having problems with ds consistently taking a bottle. Sometimes he takes the bottle like a champ, and then the next day,...
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    One more Question...

    How much did/does your LO drink at 13 weeks? When I pump I can only get out abour 3-4 oz. Is it possible that my LO is only drinking that much? And if so, is that why he wakes every 2 hours to...
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    Hair Loss and Fenugreek Q's

    Does post-partum hair loss last long? Is there anything I can take as a supplement to decrease the amount lost? Mine just started a couple of weeks ago, and now both me and DS are shedding hair...
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    Re: Not taking a bottle!

    I had the same problem with my LO taking the bottle and then refusing. We tried about 5 different bottles! A friend suggested looking into the Adiri Nurser and to our surprise, he drank the whole...
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    Mixing BM and Formula

    Can you mix bm and formula together in a bottle? I'm concerned that my milk supply is low, and my LO is not eating enough lately. If I start to supplement feedings with formula, I'm wondering if I...
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    Re: back to work issues

    I am going to go through the same thing in about 5 weeks. My LO is 11 weeks old now, and I have never left him for longer than 2 hours EVER! Every time I ran an errand and left him with dh, I came...
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    Sterilizing Question

    I had an idea to sterilize all of my bottles and pump equipment and then refrigerate them in a ziploc bag for future use. I figured if I could keep a bottle of ebm in there and it was okay for...
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    Re: Not a Breastfeeding Issue, but...

    Thank you soooo much for all of your responses. Good suggestions, and I will try the cracking of the window and possibly moving him to his Britax that is collecting dust in the garage. Even though...
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    Not a Breastfeeding Issue, but...

    :sigh ...does anyone else's LO cry in the car seat? It started several weeks ago when ds started to cry when I put him in his car seat. He is 10 weeks old now, and cries from the time I buckle him...
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    Did I miss the boat?

    My LO is 10 weeks old, and still wakes every 2 hours or so to feed at night. I think my problem is that I didn't enforce the "full feeding" rule, and now he is used to only eating a certain amount...
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    Re: Need daddy help!

    Ah, thank you for all of your suggestions and words of encouragement! I think that the pp is right about me not watching him. Last night I had dh put ds to bed after I nursed and it took some time,...
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    Revisiting Re-refrigerating EBM

    When re-refrigerating ebm, is it okay to put it back in the refrigerator while it is still in the bottle? Or should I re-bag it? I was told by a friend that if the bottle is not used within an...
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    Microwaving Breast Milk

    I read a post on another website as I was trying to find tips on getting my baby to take the bottle. A woman wrote that her doctor told her that there may be an enzyme in some women's bm that causes...
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    Teething?

    Is it possible for a 10 week old to start teething? DS started to suck on his hands a couple of weeks ago, and recently started chewing on my fingers. He is also drooling a lot these days. I asked...
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    Need daddy help!

    Poor Daddy, he works a lot, and by the time he comes home from work, it's almost time to give ds a bath and put him to bed! Since work has been so demanding over the past three weeks, (ds is 10...
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