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  1. Re: how to get rid of milk blister - lecithin supplements?

    the olive oil and in general to keep it moisturized seems to help. I had been avoiding lanolin because of the thrush, but since it's at bay now, I might be ok. They are still there though ... the...
  2. Re: how to get rid of milk blister - lecithin supplements?

    I had the milk blister first and then it opened, and I think that's how I got thrush. But I don't have any thrush symptoms anymore ...
    But it seems that I am developing some on the other nipple as...
  3. Re: how to get rid of milk blister - lecithin supplements?

    She is 7 months old.

    I was hoping to find someone who has had experience with this and how they dealt with it ... I might try the lecithin supplements because I have had some blockages lately in...
  4. how to get rid of milk blister - lecithin supplements?

    I have had a milk blister on my nipple that won't go away for over a month now. It has already given us thrush which we have finally overcome. I have a second milk blister on the same nipple now. I...
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    how to disinfect toys?

    on how to do the GV and when to leave it off again ( I think it's leave it off for 3 days and then repeat for a max of another 7 days), check out the links at kellymom.com...
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    where to get grapefruit seed extract?

    I just found this article on kellymom, on how to treat and minimize stains with Gentian Violet. Makes very much sense, check it out!
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    Re: Bottle refusal

    P.S.
    I also use a nipple shield, I don't think that has anything to do with her more or less likely to take the bottle. It is still breast and very different from a bottle. I use Dr Brown bottles,...
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    Re: Bottle refusal

    we had the same problem. You might have to experiement a little.

    Our LO used to take the bottle from me, then I breastfed her more, only about a bottle every week or so and then she started...
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    Re: Stubborn Thrush?

    I had won the battle before months ago using Gentian Violet to swap LO's mouth, after insuccessfull treatment with Nystatin. Now I have it back since about 2 weeks, also she is symptom free, I think...
  10. Re: thrush - treat baby, even though no symptons?

    thank you for all your advice!

    How did you do the vinegar with the laundry? Just in the wash cycle or also in the rinse cycle?
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    Re: Latching hurts!!!!

    I had excrusiating pain too when my lo would latch on. It was so bad I would go back to pumping for days at a time, because I couldn't stand the pain. It turned out that I did have thrush after a...
  12. thrush - treat baby, even though no symptons?

    We are going through our second outbreak of thrush. At least I think it is thrush. My lo is 6 months old and she is not showing any symptoms at all. When we had it almost 6 months ago she had a yeast...
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    Re: Hands free pumping?

    I use these double layer bras from motherhood maternity for hands free pumping and it works wonderful. They are only $15 each (right now on sale for 11.99, I just checked because I need more, I have...
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    Re: pulling away from breast

    in some way it helps to hear that other babies are doing the same thing ...
    This morning Annika didn't even nurse for 5 minutes on each side (I changed sides after I kept trying to get her to take...
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    Re: pulling away from breast

    thanks for your input!
    I have tried cereal, and it actually went a little better on the 4th or so try, even so she only took very little (maybe 4 half infant spoons?) and then it seemed that she...
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    how many wet/ dirty diapers at 5 months?

    thank you!
    how much is enough wet and dirty diapers?
    She typically has only one dirty diaper per day (sometimes more) and 5 wet ones - that is because I change her before every feeding and only...
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    pulling away from breast

    My daughter is 5 months old today and lately off and on she has been pulling away from the breast. I tried to read up on it, I think it's due to a slow down in milk coming out after 10 minutes or so,...
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    caraway ointment

    [QUOTE=Aenkee;292526]She will be 5 months this week.
    I did put cumin (sp?) ointment

    its caraway ointment, sorry confused the German word Kuemmel ....
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    Re: ate onions, baby fussy, how long wait?

    She will be 5 months this week.
    I did put cumin (sp?) ointment on her belly last night and massaged it during that, something I picked up in Germany this summer and it helped eventually. But when I...
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    Re: ate onions, baby fussy, how long wait?

    Thanks, guys. I am at work pumping right now. I don't get enough pumped, so I supplement with formular, i.e. my babysitter does (baby doesn't take bottles from me anymore). I have some frozen I will...
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    ate onions, baby fussy, how long wait?

    I had Mexican food tonight at about 6.30 pm. I breastfed 7.30 - 8.30 pm and she has already been up and crying with gas several times tonight. Usually she sleeps well and through the night. I read...
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