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    Poll: Which pump do you use?

    Do you have a favorite, or least favorite pump?
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    Re: Traveling

    Do you think you'd be able to pump enough now to get her through the 2 weeks, and freeze it? Make sure to continue pumping while you're away to keep your supply up! HTH! :)
  3. Will BF problems carry down to next LO

    If you have BF problems with your first LO (OALD, supply issues, etc.) will you always have them? If and when you have another child will you have the problems again?
    TIA!
  4. Re: OK ladies...I need all the support you can muster up PLEASE

    Hi Melissa! My daughter was born July 16th, sounds like right around yours! And we just so happen to be going through a similar problem!
    I BFed for her first 2 weeks, then stopped for 6 weeks (PPD...
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    Re: Help! I'm trying not to quit BF

    Hey there! I'm sorry things are so crazy! Baby's first weeks of life are hectic- for everyone! Take a deep breath! Everything will be OK! Remember that your daughter is new to this, just as you are....
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    Re: foremilk chuck it?

    Do you know what the ratio foremilk to hindmilk shoud be? It seems like I have MUCH more foremilk!
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    Re: Will milk ever come back 100%?

    Wow! That's awesome! Good for you guys! I'm so happy for you! It must feel like winning the lottery!
    I nursed her first two weeks. Then I stopped for 6 weeks. She's almost 4 months now, and I've...
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    Will milk ever come back 100%?

    Will my milk ever come back 100%, and how long will it take? Any success stories? :rolleyes:
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    Re: Wish I had weaned much earlier!

    Hello! I'm sorry you're having such a hard time! I have NO experience with this, but would your LO verbally understand if you talked to her? Could you try a new bedtime routine and invite a new...
  10. Re: new here- and beginning relactation

    Hello and welcome! My dd is almost 4 months now. I BFed for 2 weeks (well... had some latching problems and had to pump. So I fed her my EBM in a bottle.) I stopped BFing for 6 weeks (I had PPD). I...
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    Re: Cluster feeding

    Wow! I had NO idea that a baby could nurse so often! You must walk around topless! And be comfortable NIP! I always complain b/c I have to feed my DD my millk in a bottle, and is mostly FF. But good...
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    3mo won't latch on

    Is there any hope that my 3 mo DD will latch on? She nursed off and on for her first 2 weeks. But now I have to pump, and feed her EBM in a bottle. I'm also only getting 2oz a day b/c I stopped for 6...
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    lactation as birth control

    I'm pumping about 7 times a day for 15 min each. I only get 2 oz per day. My DD is 3 months. I haven't gotten my period. Will I get it soon? And even though I'm not making much milk are my chances of...
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    Medela PIS questions

    Hello! Does anyone else have a Medela PIS, regular? My LC told me that to simulate the let-down that a baby encourages you need to play with the speed and suction. I always keep my suction right in...
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    Re: Starter SNS

    I use the 80ml bottles. Never seen the Lact-aid. I'm just so frustrated with all this craziness! Sometimes you've got to wonder if it's worth going through all this! Who says my DD will be any...
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    Re: Starter SNS

    Supplemental nursing system. It's pretty cool. You hang a container around your neck with a tiny tube attatched. The tube goes into your baby's mouth to supplement during nursing. :)
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    Re: Starter SNS

    Yea. I've only used it once- with formula. I'm most worried about cleaning the tubing. Can I sterilize it?
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    Starter SNS

    Is there any reason that I can't use my SNS starter again? They say you can't sterilize it, but I don't see any reason that you couldn't. Any ideas?
  19. All milk is expelled in first 5 min.

    Why is all of my milk being expelled in my first 5 min. of pumping? After the 5 min. I don't get ANY more milk. What's going on? Can I stop after 5 min?
    Thanks!
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    Where does non-EBM go?

    If you don't pump on a regular basis, where does the milk go? I know that you can get engorged, but somedays I get 40ml of EBM, and sometimes 55ml.
    Also, does pumping on a schedule make a...
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    Nipple "sucking" onto side of flange

    Hi ladies! Almost everytime I pump (8 times a day for 15 min) my nipple gets "sucked" onto the side of the flange. I break suction to move it back to the center... but seconds later it goes back. I...
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    How much BM needed daily

    Hi all!
    I know how wonderful BM is. And I know that a baby can never get enough of the "good stuff", but is there a certain amount that will suffice? I am relactating, and only producing 1.5 oz. of...
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    Feeding EBM

    Is there any reason that it's better to feed the milk I get everyday (1.5oz.), or should I wait, and give my DD a whole bottle every couple of days? Will going back and forth from BM to formula hurt...
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    When, Where, How to pump in public

    When, where are how should I pump in public? My Medela Pump In Style is so noisy! Will a blanket cover-up work? How can I "clean-up" my pump parts afterward? I have the medela pump wipes, and...
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    DH wants me to stop BF b/c thrush

    Hi all! We think that we've got thrush. Ahhh! But the best part is, my DH thinks I should stop pumping to get meds for both of us. He doesn't want DD to have anything in her system. Who would think...
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