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    Re: 2 week checkup!

    Glad to hear it :)
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    Re: DH Issues...

    When DH shaved his facial hair the first time, DD freaked! Maybe she didn't realize it was daddy :shrug. She was only a month or so old. We'll never forget her reaction!
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    Re: A Gift Basket for the New Mommy

    Girls, thank you so much for all your great ideas. I wanted to bring this to the hosp when I go to see her. I want to do this for her because I want to give her my support for breastfeeding. I want...
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    A Gift Basket for the New Mommy

    Hi All,
    My friend is pregnant and is planning to breastfeed. I really want to encourage her and 'get her started' with some of the must haves. So far I am thinking I will get her some breast pads...
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    Re: Pumping for the Occassional Bottle

    I feel like I am not even sure. The ped recommended giving a daily bottle, but I am hoping not to go back to work. And if I do go back to work the twins will be 6 months old, maybe starting other...
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    Pumping for the Occassional Bottle

    My twins are 2 weeks old. I am thinking about pumping in a few weeks to start giving them a bottle once in a while. I am just thinking,will it have to be on a schedule? My body will get used to the...
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    Re: Making your own cereal vs. buying premade

    I made it for my DD when she was at that age. It was easy and I knew exactly what she was eating. It was mostly brown rice, ground and then cooked. Breastmilk added after. I also made her veggies.
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    Aching Breasts

    After I nurse I feel an aching pain in the underside of my breasts. It is a little uncomfortable and lasts about 15 minutes. At first I thought it was that the breast wasn't fully drained, but I...
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    Re: Breast Pads & Sore Nipples

    Thanks everyone! I was worried I was doing more damage than good. It is so painful to get through those first few suckles, but I am determined to breastfeed them for at least the first year.


    I...
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    Breast Pads & Sore Nipples

    I have been breastfeeding my newborn twins for a week now. I know the first 2 weeks can be realy tough with sore nipples, but this time around it's a little different. I have been using PureLan and...
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    Re: Balancing Act - EBF and Career?

    Before having my DD, I was more focused on my career and advancement at my current job. After her, I just can't stand to go to work at all. I hate that I have to leave her to spend 8 hours a day in a...
  12. Any Amount of BreastMilk Still a Benefit?

    When I first started breastfeeding I was having some trouble with mastitis, sore nipples and pumpming at work. I was told and read that any amount of breast milk was good and a benefit for my dd. I...
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    Re: eggs????

    A friedn of mine got information from her son's dr. Not more than 3 times a week. I also read it in the Super Baby Food book. I give my 9 month old scrammbled egg yolk on the weekend. Maybe I'll give...
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    Poll: Re: Return to work PT or FT??

    PT. I work fulltime and my dd is 8 months. I would love to quit all together, but there is now way we can afford it right now. PT isn't even an option in my current position, but I have been thinking...
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    3 day wait rule?

    How long do I need to follow the 3 day wait rule?
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    Re: cleaning pump at work

    I take a little container that fits my pump parts to work. After I pump I take the pump apart and leave the parts in the dish (dirty). Right before I go to pump again, I squirt some dishwashing...
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    Re: Hard time going back to work

    I too had to go back to work after 9 weeks of leave. We can't afford for me to quit right now, but we are trying to make that happen by the time our 2nd child comes a long. Hopefully, in about 3...
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    Re: 7 mos old hates avocado

    She was born at 6lbs 13oz (the 25th pecentile). Now at 8 months she is 14lbs 9 oz (according to the Dr. the 5th percentile), but I plotted her weight and think it falls in the 10th. Anyhow, when he...
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    Re: 7 mos old hates avocado

    What I do for my 8 month old daughter is simply spoon a bit of the mashed avacado into a bottle. Then I add a little ebm and stir to combine, then add the rest of the milk and give her avacado milk....
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