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    Re: 7wo Green frothy poo and bad wind

    How long is "not fed for a while"? If you are able to get 2 oz AFTER she has nursed you are probably still dealing with some oversupply. She is only taking one side per feeding? This link has some...
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    Re: 4 month old not gaining weight

    Actually according to the WHO chart your LO is pretty consistently at the 10 to 15 percentile growth curve.
    http://www.who.int/childgrowth/standards/cht_wfa_girls_p_0_6.pdf
    That means that she is...
  3. Re: painful nipple, two white spot on it

    could it be a milk blister?
    http://kellymom.com/bf/concerns/mother/nipplebleb/
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    Re: 7wo Green frothy poo and bad wind

    From your description I would be inclined to think oversupply causing her to get a lot of foremilk. These links have some more info about foremilk/hindmilk imbalance....
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    Re: How does child-led weaning occur?

    DS1 was nursing like that at 2 years (and after) but weaned with a very gentle nudge just after his 4th birthday. I understand being concerned about your family but frankly it is none of their...
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    Re: Baby crying at breast

    Some babies do develop a preference for the bottle since it is so much easier to get milk from a bottle than from the breast and babies can figure this out very quickly. What flow of nipple do you...
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    Re: Don't know if I can breastfeed?

    I think probably the best thing you can do right now is to get a hold of a good IBCLC. http://americas.iblce.org/find-an-ibclc and talk to her about the issues that you had last time. The issues you...
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    Re: 4 months, biting & refusing to nurse

    Could he be teething? You could try some orajel or tylenol and see if that helps- that would help to tell you if he was in pain.
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    Re: low supply at 10.5 months

    How often are you able to pump? would you be able to get another session in- maybe on the way to work or at home? Have you checked to make sure that your horn size is correct- it can change. Even if...
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    Re: 6-day old lost 15% body weight

    Have they been doing wet/dirty diaper counts? 15% does seem high for weight lose but did mom have any fluids during labor? does mom's breasts feel less full after nursing?
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    Is the increased time between feedings only at night or during the day also? how are her wet/dirty diaper counts- that is the best way to know if she is getting enough. ...
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    Re: help, baby won't suck

    Sorry you are having so much trouble. Babies with jaundice do tend to be sleepy which can make those first few days challenging. So basically you have two issues going on- getting baby back to the...
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    Re: Breast PAIN!

    Have you been to a doc? I see that you have tried a lot of home remidies but it may be time to see someone about it. Thrush is my first thought which is treated with an anti fungal type med but...
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    Re: a little late posting

    :cheer
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    Re: reassurance?

    I wouldn't worry too much but I would check your pump and replace the membranes. Depending on the pump and how frequently you are using it it is probably time. As for the increasing amount in the...
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    Night Weaning vs Thumbsucking

    Ok ladies let me preface this by saying I am expecting #2 :cheer and I am exhausted- normal first trimester stuff. I would love to night wean my little guy who is 2.5 years and still waking up...
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    Re: Donating blood while BFing

    I have donated blood several times while I have been nursing. I have never had any ill effects but I am a bit on the larger size and have never been anemic. I agree with PP that you will want to take...
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    Re: Kneading

    I wouldn't worry too much about it right now. My son did quite a bit of "flapping" when he was little- we always said it looked like he was going to take off and fly :lol he usually did it when he...
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    Re: Need to pump more.

    just a few questions to clarify- how old is your DD?, what kind of pump are you using, how long are you pumping for, is there any way that you can pump after your dd nurses in the morning. sorry...
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    Re: Enough milk?

    ita: with the PP on the amount that you are putting in bottles. it is very easy to overfeed a breastfed baby. these links should help you determine if that is the issue. Are you usig a double...
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    Re: Slow weight gain

    Have you looked at the charts for BF babies to find out where he falls on those charts?
    http://www.kellymom.com/babyconcerns/growth/chart1.html
    You say that he is going 4 to 5 hours between feeding...
  22. Re: jaundiced premie latching/interest problem- long

    I agree the the PP that hands on help would be good- espcially since your LO is a premie. One thing that I was thinking you could do is start to pump just until your milk lets down then latch your LO...
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    Re: Relactation help

    I have not had to relactate however the best thing that you can do to increase milk supply is to nurse your LO as often as possible so if the SNS helps you to do that it would be worth it- I have...
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    Re: I need advise

    Oh dear sounds like you had a couple of issues. Usually weight loss is not a concern till it exceeds 10% of body weight. Did you have a C-section? or fluids? That can increase the initial weight of...
  25. Re: Excruciating pain, 2 day old, ready to give up please help

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    Latch issues are so hard to fix without hands on help. These links may help you to get an idea of what should be happening though. Also one thing I might reccommend is not to judge the latch by...
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