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    Re: Excess Lipase?

    Here is the article I read on kellymom.com
    http://www.kellymom.com/bf/pumping/lipase-expressedmilk.html

    Excess lipase sucks! I'm not going to explain it scientifically since the article does...
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    Re: Excess Lipase?

    Is there any way to prevent having excess lipase? I googled it and could not find anything at all. It's just so odd because it happened for the first time this week. If I need to scald I will be...
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    Excess Lipase?

    This afternoon I was giving a bottle of breastmilk which was expressed yesterday and promptly stored in our refridgerator. My little one absolutely refused it and cried (he never does that)! I...
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    Re: Fenugreek & Blessed Thistle

    Well I'm not using it to maintain a supply since I'm still offering the breast. I just hope I'm offering it enough and for a long enough time so that it makes a difference. It's sad though because...
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    Re: Fenugreek & Blessed Thistle

    I saw a couple LC's while in the hospital and kept in touch with one for a few weeks afterwards. They told me that I am doing everything perfectly, buy my baby won't stay at the breast for very...
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    Re: Fenugreek & Blessed Thistle

    I have a Medela PIS and I try to pump every 3-4 hours, usually after attempting bf'ing and after giving a bottle of breastmilk.
    But I fear I will be giving him formula soon. :(
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    Fenugreek & Blessed Thistle

    I have been taking Fenugreek & Blessed Thistle for a while now. I take 2 Blessed Thistle & 3 Fenugreek three times a day. I also eat oatmeal every day. It was working wonderfully up until a couple...
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    breast shields

    How to choose a correctly fitted breastshield.. Does anyone know? I googled it and didn't find anything.
    I suspect mine are too small..
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    Re: breastshields

    Oh sorry didn't realize there was a pumping section
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    Re: breastshields

    A breastshield on a breast pump....?
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    breastshields

    How to choose a correctly fitted breastshield.. Does anyone know? I googled it and didn't find anything.
    I suspect mine are too small..

    And - what does DD stand for?
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    Re: Fenugreek and Blessed Thistle

    Thank you. :)
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    Re: Fenugreek and Blessed Thistle

    On an empty stomach?
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    Fenugreek and Blessed Thistle

    Can someone tell me how much and how often I would need to take Fenugreek and Blessed Thistle in combination?
    Also, do they need to be taken on an empty stomach?
    Thanks

    (I was taking MoreMilk...
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    Re: Milk Ducts?

    He's gaining weight so well because I've been mostly giving him bottles of breastmilk. He is improving with the nursing but I think it will be a while before I feel comfortable doing nursing alone...
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    Re: Milk Ducts?

    He now weighs 9lbs, 14oz. I'm still doing the --offering the breast and attempting for about a half hour, then giving a bottle of breastmilk (sometimes formula..), and then pumping..
    He seems like...
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    Re: Milk Ducts?

    He is officially one month old today, as of 11:27am ET.. aww time flies.
    Unfortunately our pediatrician has recommended we supplement because the baby was not gaining enough weight through nursing...
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    Re: Need advice

    I just started taking this.. I am hoping it works for me as it has worked for many others I heard!

    http://www.motherlove.com/product_more_milk_plus_glycerite.php

    Aside from feeding often and...
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    Re: grabbing my nipple....

    My baby has always done this! Those little newborn nails are SO sharp! Sorry I don't have any advice for you though..
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    Bulging Vein in Areola?

    So a couple days ago I noticed that I can see one of my veins through my areola. It's strange and creeping me out and it sort of hurts, but not too bad. It's sort of like bulging out a little. Why is...
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    Milk Ducts?

    Ok, so I am new here and I have a question. I'm not exactly sure how to phrase it, or exactly what the problem is but I will try.
    My baby was born on 12/20 and we have been really struggling with...
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