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    Re: Amount of expressed milk to give.....

    My 10 wk old eats 5 oz at a time, but it depends a lot on how many times a day your DS eats. Most babies 1-6 mos old eat 19-30 oz per day. Does your DS gobble the whole amount, or does he stop?
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    Re: Exclusively pumping

    Darleen, I feel for ya! I found the info about sizing the shields and ran all over buying the L and XL shields today- the XL feel best, even though they DO suck in a lot of my breast. This is what...
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    Re: Exclusively pumping

    I pretty much drink to thirst, which turns out to be about 3/4 gal per day of water/ flavored water. I have the occasional soda, but usually ice it down a lot to increase the water in it.
    I have...
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    Re: help!

    We're going through the same thing, except I'm not supposed to nurse my son at all, while yours won't. Hang in there with the pumping... I have increased my supply, and hopefully will be able to...
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    Re: Exclusively pumping

    OH, Thank You! I will try the cluster pumping; sometimes I can pump longer rather than more often, it all depends on the level of chaos.
    I finally bookmarked Kellymom.com- there's a lot of great...
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    Re: 7 Week Old Crying and Pulling Off

    I'm not sure what help I can offer, my 10 wk old just got out of the hosp. because of a nasty no energy to eat spiral. What helped him was that we sat down with a varity of bottle nipples and...
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    Exclusively pumping

    My 10 wk old son was failure to thrive, spent 1 week in the hospital doing testing and whatnot. While we were there he was taken off nursing and given ebm in a bottle. Eventually it was determined...
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    Re: breast pump help

    This may sound too basic, but have you tried standing with your breasts under a hot running shower, and then trying to hand or manual express? I personally haven't had to deal with a clogged breast,...
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    Re: true breastmilk jaundice??

    I don't know how much it may help, but to help combat my DS mild jaundice I laid him in a sunbeam for a little while each day (inside the house, by a window), and also took him outside for some extra...
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    Re: Afraid to Stop Pumping

    It sounds like you're doing a great job! I am also having to work to keep up my supply, and sympathize with you about the work/time involved. One thing I will suggest is to trust yourself, and your...
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    Re: Baby lacking appetite!

    Thank you all for answering! I know that this issue is too serious to just be answered on a message board... I am working with my pediatrician, and several nurses, as well as my IBCLC, and have been...
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    Baby lacking appetite!

    Help!!! My baby is 7 wks old, and has yet to attain and maintain his birth weight! He was born 10 days pat due, and was 8 lbs 12 oz, now only 8 lbs 10 oz. I have been working with a lactation...
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    Re: Vegetarian Needing Guidance

    LLL LactoJen,
    He was born 8 lbs 12 oz, at the 90th percentile. He was 8 lbs 4 oz when we left the hospital, dropped to 8 lbs at 2 wks old, held there for a week, and at 4 wks he was 8 lbs 8 oz,...
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    Vegetarian Needing Guidance

    My baby is 4 wks old and still hasn't gained back his birth weight. He does have GERD, and his older brother also had GERD. Older brother ate only enough to survive and my milk supply dropped, so...
  15. Re: Please Read Need Help ASAP Failure to Thrive Issue with Twins

    I'm not a doctor, don't play one on TV, but I did have a similar experience with my son, Colton. I got a lot of the wonderful advice you have already been given, and I encourage you to keep trying,...
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