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    Re: 9 month old STILL nursing all NIGHT?

    My LO has been doing the same, she's 8 months and been getting up every 2 hours. She goes to bed at 7, and then it's once or twice before midnight, and then usually about 2-3 more times before she...
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    Re: Night nursing/not co-sleeping

    We gave tylenol last night because she's had a cold and a bit of a fever, and I got a wonderful 4 hour stretch, so I'm beginning to think her teeth might have something to do with it. She's been...
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    Night nursing/not co-sleeping

    Looking for advice from mom's who are not co-sleeping, but still nursing through the night. My 8 month old has been getting worse, and worse with STTN since about 5 months. I kept thinking it will...
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    Re: Does my 6.5 month need more milk?

    Thanks for the reassurance. I was thinking that I need to be firmer with DCP - unfortunatly one is my mom :) She's with her two days a week, and then in daycare 3 so there's also a consistency...
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    Does my 6.5 month need more milk?

    I'm trying to figure out if my LO needs more milk. She's 6.5 months old, and I send 4, 4.5-5 oz bottles of pumped milk to DCP each day (I'm gone 10 hours). I pump only about 16 - 18 oz each day, so...
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    Re: Adjustment in supply, how many oz?

    I had similar issues when I went back to work, as I was pumping right after her morning feeding, then three times at the office and giving her 4 3.5 oz bottles while away. For a while I shot up in...
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    Starting Solids and working

    LO will be six months this week, and she's been showing all the signs that she's ready for solids. In most of the reading I've done, they recommend doing it earlier in the day as not to disrupt sleep...
  8. 4.5 month old - How to know if she's getting enough while I'm at work

    I went back to work about a month ago, and for the first few weeks things were going smoothly (or as smoothly as expected). She gets 3-4, 4oz bottles while at the DCP (7:30 - 6) as they are following...
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    Re: Curious about DCP...

    Most of the places I looked at had crock pots or something similar to warm bottles. I have my mom do it with warm tap water in a mug, and have it sit for about 2 minutes - that gets it to abut room...
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    Re: Schedule for a 4 month old

    A couple things I notice from your post:
    - Your DCP doesn't seem to be able to get your baby to nap regularly. Maybe the DCP needs to work on that? If your DCP is used to babies who just conk out...
  11. Re: Back to work - pump both sides each pump?

    Thanks for the help. I've basically worked it out so that I pump after she eats in the morning at home, and then 2 times at work. That gives me enough for her, an even the occasional extra without...
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    Schedule for a 4 month old

    DD is almost 4 months old, and has been in daycare for the past 3 weeks as I've gone back to work. Before I went to work, she was pretty much waking only once during the night to feed (she would eat...
  13. Back to work - pump both sides each pump?

    I'm starting back to work next week, and I've been feeding her one side on each feeding (had some foremilk/hindmilk issues with oversupply). I've figured I'll need to pump 4 times while at the...
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    Foremilk/Hindmilk issues

    About a week ago I had notices my 6 week old was having green/waterier stools. She would feed 3-5 minutes, then we would do a diaper change, switch sides and she would feed 3-5 minutes and be happy....
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    Redness between breasts?

    Just when i have a day that goes well, something new crops up. today I noticed redness between my breasts, mostly where the two are smooshed together in my bras, almost like a diaper rash. My LO...
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    how to tell when empty

    i've been nursing my 3 week old, usually about 10 min each side. the first 5 minutes she does big gulps, then slows to more of a suck, suck, swallow rhythm. I was pumping once a day or so, and able...
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    Re: Finding motivation for meals

    thanks for the support - I think I get waaaay too caught up in my head, and "knock on wood" LO is a good baby and sleeps well, so I spend lots of time online googling what I should/shouldn't do and...
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    Finding motivation for meals

    Not sure if anyone else is having this issue, but making a decision on what to eat has become difficult. I love to cook, and love food. After reading everything I can get my hands on about BF, and...
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    Re: Pumping & nursing - how to regulate

    Thanks! Totally logical and common sense - I guess I need that sleep more than I realize. :ita
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    Pumping & nursing - how to regulate

    Hi, I've been nursing my newborn for about 3 weeks. I've got a good milk supply, can usually nurse her on both sides for about 10 minutes each side and then once a day I'll pump after feeding and...
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