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    Re: How long at the breast for a newborn?

    In the beginning my son would nurse 15-20 on one side and then 10-15 on the other side. He started out nursing every three hours which was nice, I never had to deal with every 2 hours. It wasn't long...
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    Re: how to night wean?

    My son dropped the bedtime nursing session on his own and the middle of the night session I had to help him along a bit with that. He had went 1 or 2 nights without waking up for it then started...
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    Breast return to normal?

    My son has been completely weaned for two weeks now, but my breast are still somewhat lumpy. I had my yearly exam today and my doctor did a breast exam. He told me that they were milk ducts and that...
  4. Temas: Weaning

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    Re: Weaning

    I didn't start weaning until around 11 months and I still followed my son's lead. He was still nursing between 3-4 times a day, having diluted juice, and three meals. He is now completely weaned as...
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    Re: What is your 9/10 mo eating?

    My son just turned 9 months old and we are just starting to add a third meal to his day. Some of the things we feed him are grilled cheese, bananas, diced peaches, pasta, canteloupe, sweet potatoe,...
  6. Temas: How often?

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    Re: How often?

    We started giving our son solids at around 5.5 months. He was only receiving them once a day at dinner time until around 6.5 months when we increased to 2x a day. There are days that he doesn't...
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    Re: thrush and overall frustration??

    My son got thrush when he was around 2.5 months old and we were given Nystatin. We followed the instructions, though we missed a few times, but it never got better...it actual got worse. We go to...
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    Re: Speed Nursing??

    My 6 month old is the same way he is done in 10 minutes or less, that is nursing on both sides. Sometimes he will go longer, but rarely. It still freaks me out because I still don't understand how he...
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    Regarding Milk Supply

    Does your body just go with the flow of your baby as far as making enough milk? I always worry because somedays he just seems like he wants a snack here or there, while other days he seems to want a...
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    Re: BF moms of 5-6 month olds...

    My 6 month old still gets up once a night to nurse. He usually nurses his last time at around 9:00 and is down in his crib no later than 10:00 (depends on how naps were during the day). There really...
  11. Poll: Re: Did you have a goal on how long you wanted to bf?

    I voted yes, that I always knew I wanted to breastfeed to a certain age. But, I had to set mini goals especially in the beginning. When it was really hard I gave it till 3 months, then after three...
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    Re: Nursing less on left breast!

    I have struggled with the same thing with my son, though he favors the left side and has never really nursed well of the right. I use to stress myself over this, but he always has enough wet diapers...
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    Re: Add a second solid meal????

    I agree it could be nothing more than a growth spurt or him needing extra if he is going longer at night. I can always tell when my son is going through a growth spurt because he wants to eat all the...
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    Re: Is it OK that I started on oatmeal?

    I would say yes as long as your baby is handling it fine. We tried starting our son on oatmeal first and it was to hard on this stomach. He did fine on the rice cereal and I haven't switched back yet.
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    Re: 16 day old only sleeps when being held!!

    I remember those days oh so well. It took a good 6-8 weeks before we found what worked for him. Before that I had to get sleep so my son and I took over the guest bed. I swore I would never do that...
  16. Nursing, solids, and schedule...what to do?

    My son is 6 months old and we give him solids once a day. Right now I have been giving it to him during nursing sessions and it works for us. I am just confused on how to add more solids in when its...
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    Re: MOMMYS not ready for solids!!??

    I felt the same exact way when the peditrician told us we could start at 4 months old or wait till 6 months. I was so sad at the thought of me not being his only source of food. We tried at 4.5...
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