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    Weaning..not taking formula..help

    Hi,
    My LO is 10 months and I'm having a real difficult time pumping enough for her. I want to supplement, at least for the days I can't get enough, but she will not take formula. We tried Enfamil...
  2. Re: Exhausted from increased night feedings

    I was getting up to feed my Lo all night and was exhausted all the time until I mastered the lying down feedings. She sleeps with me and was really good about latching on by herself. I would aim her...
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    Re: cot vs the big bed

    We've had our baby in bed since day one and we sleep great. She's almost 8 months now. I'm home for the summer with her and even her naps are better and longer when we take them together, sort of...
  4. Temas: Cereals?

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    Re: Cereals?

    I started her on some rice cereal but became really constipated . My ped said to give her oatmeal cereal but she didn't really like cereals so I skipped it and moved on to fruits and veggies and the...
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    Re: sleeping 6 hrs?

    yeah you're lucky, maybe that will be your LO's schedule. Once my LO is sound asleep I don't wake her but she fusses to bf, but I'm so tired that usually I'm in bed with her anyway. Oh and about your...
  6. Re: 6 months old and at a crossroad . . . NEED ENCOURAGEMENT

    I'm sorry to hear your having a tough time. My LO is 6 months and we just started giving her cereal and fruits and she still nurses every 2 hours. Last month I was struggling to have her milk for the...
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    Re: sleeping 6 hrs?

    I was told it does. I would let my LO sleep upto 4 hours b/c I was so sore but she lost weight the first month. I would advice you to wake her or try to feed her while she sleeps, mine does that at...
  8. Re: nursing every 2 hours at 7 months old during the day

    Mine too, she's 6 months. We just started her on bananas and cereal but she'll still nurse about every 2 hours and at night about every 3 hours. I think sometimes she might just be thirsty b/c she'll...
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    Re: Very active when breastfeeding?

    Oh yeah mine is the same. She'll play with her feet and hold one up to her cheek. She'll also pull away and then come back to the boob. She wants to look all around and take her time. I think she's...
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    traveling with LO

    Hi Everyone,
    I need some advice. I will traveling this summer with my LO (6 months old). We are driving about 20 hours. I plan to stop half way and spend the day just to break up the long drive. I...
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    Re: Are they giving her too much milk??

    Something that has worked wonders for me is offering both breasts to my LO to make sure she's full and then letting feed off of one while I pump from the other. It's a lot more effective than feeding...
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    Re: Are they giving her too much milk??

    My LO is also 4.5 months and I'm currently struggling with that. My mom takes care of her and she knows her really well. I've been working for 2 months now and she's been taking 4 ounces every 2...
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    Re: introduce solids 4 months?not enough milk.

    Thank you all so much for all the advice. Just to update you on my situation:
    We are still bf. I started drinking mother's milk tea and I think that's helped a lot. Also my mom is holding her off in...
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    Re: introduce solids 4 months?not enough milk.

    Thank you all so much for your prompt reply. My LO just let me know what she needs...after giving her cereal today she was gassy and seemed to be in pain, cried a lot and didn't even want the boob...
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    introduce solids 4 months?not enough milk.

    Hi Everyone,
    I really wanted to wait and bf exclusively until the sixth month, but I'm having trouble keeping up with her. I'm struggling to pump for the next day and try to get up at night but I...
  16. Re: cracked nipple, spit up, shakey hands, human pacifier

    oh I feel your pain b/c I was there too. My nipple was horrible and I cried and almost went into depression. It hurt so bad that I dreaded feeding her. She's now 3 months. I was latching her the...
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    Re: Baby pests...

    I received this in an e-mail and I forgot I had it until I saw your post. I have a huge ant problem in my kitchen and they even reached my bedroom. I think the milk drew them in. I haven't tried...
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    Re: Nursing positions?

    I tried feeding my LO (11 weeks) lying down and it would was uncomfortable until she was about 2 months. My breast are pretty big so this is the only time I can do it without supporting the breast...
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    Re: The dreaded day is almost here

    bbsmom good luck to your family. My DH was also deployed when we first got married and I know it's a very difficult time but it made our love stronger and me love him even more. :hug
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    The dreaded day is almost here

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    In two days I go back to work and I am very upset and anxious about leaving my LO (2.5 months). I want to pump to have fresh milk for the first day (I have plenty of frozen) but haven't pumped...
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    Mommie Poem

    :hug Before I was a Mom I never tripped over toys or forgot words to a lullaby.
    I didn't worry whether or not my plants were poisonous.
    I never thought about immunizations.
    Before I was a Mom -...
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    Re: NYwifey is a mommy!! :)

    Congratulations! :love
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    Re: Extending Sleep Time

    Mine is 8 weeks and feeds about the same as yours even more frequently during the day sometimes. We sleep together and since last week I've able to nurse her lying down (took us a while to get it...
  24. Re: New to Everything.soreness,milk supply,gassy

    I had a terrible time..sore, cracked, you name it. I went to my midwife crying. For me it began to get better at 6 weeks and bf lying down I got a better latch. Slowly I'm becoming more and more...
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    Re: bottle nipple? huge nipple crack

    just wanted to update you guys...I pumped for a day and then decided to try the football hold and it made a huge difference. I am healing now! In terms of the bottle nipple I'll just keep using what...
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