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    Re: do any of you work in a law enforcment?

    I am not law enforcement but still male dominated, military. Simply put there is nothing to be embarrased about. When an MA (military police) searched my bad he asked what the sheilds were. He...
  2. Temas: Bra help

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    Re: Bra help

    Once I was in the swing and I had quit leaking so often, I started sometimes wearing regular bras. It does mean I have to strip farther down when I pump though. Good luck with the high schoolers!...
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    Re: Not eating much at daycare

    My almost 8 mo only eats 4 oz a feeding and still eats at night. His dr is more concerned about the wieght gain, wet/poopy diapers, and developement. I agree that your baby is reverse cycling. ...
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    Re: what are "mother's rooms" like?

    FYI a number of states have regulations against this. In California, as well as the military, there has to be a space provided with privacy, a place to sit, an outlet, a place to store it, and a...
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    Re: menstruation and supply?

    Topic of conversation of late. I know that the hormones involved are inversly related (one is up the other is down). I would say take the supplemetns/drink the tea. I would expect your period to...
  6. Re: Can I stop myself from letting down at work?

    Hehehe! Sorry I have to chuckle. I work in a hospital lab and when the nursery calls I hear the babies and soon let down. I just make sure to wear pads and have plenty of extras. I also learned to...
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    Re: ? for cosleeping WOHM's

    I easily adjust to new sounds and so does my son. I set my alarm for 3am then nurse and doze for a while. When my LO is done I get up and do as much as I can until he wakes up when he realizes I am...
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    Re: Pumping schedule and working?

    Yes the prolactin builds up in our sleep but I was told that happens night pump or not. My chunkey monkey still eats at night once and then when i get up to shower. I was also told not to cut the...
  9. Re: exclusive pumper, scared of not having enough milk

    Magic Dr's note. You may need one from a pedi and a LC but something official in writing stating that the milk needs to be kept at certain temps etc. Also, notify the airline ahead of time. Ask...
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    Re: Hands free pumping

    I just 'hug' my bottles but I have medela. I usually argue this is my smoke break. and if they get really pissy I point out that smoking is bad for the environment and pumping is healthy for my and...
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    Re: Fenugreek Side Effects

    fenugreek works by increasing your gland activity. This can make the milk come in harder. I figured out I was ok to back off when I had to pump inbetween feedings. It is used in the paciific region...
  12. Temas: Refuses to BF

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    Re: Refuses to BF

    When my son got the 'nipple preference' I just mad ehim eat from me when I was home. He would fuss and turn away and I elimenated all distractions as well as anticipated his feedings. Also remember...
  13. Temas: No fruits?

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    Re: No fruits?

    When it comes down to it anything is a potential allergan. Typically its those foods that are darker/brighter in color, ie tomatoes, oranges etc.
  14. Temas: Tongue thrust

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    Re: Tongue thrust

    I dont rememebr where I read it but there are two stages to the gag reflex. The first stage is what they are usually referring to. It doesnt let anythign too close to the throat, not event he...
  15. Re: Can I have a couple of reasons on no rice cereal?

    I agree with the pp just delaying it they say can prevent allergies in general. My husbands family also has high allergies and that is why my son's dr told me no rush. And there is always teh...
  16. Re: 16 month old refusing solids after illness

    Remember your milk still has antibodies in it and they combat strep throat so it may be instinctive for him to want to nurse. I would say if you are that worried than call the dr. It may also help...
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    Re: Why are doctors so worried???

    Well depending on how much iron your baby has stored yes the reserves can run out at 6 mos. There are many factors including heredity and the amount you ate during pregnancy and your bodies stores. ...
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    Re: Food Allergy testing - iGg blood test

    being that I work in the lab, I am not in favor of unnecessary blood tests. The needle pricks however small are traumatic for the baby. There is no need to rush the solid foods so doing the one at...
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    Re: Baby Using Me as Pacifier (Grr)

    Well I can certainly understand your issues. I have sensitive skin so I was soreer than normal. I went to the LC a few times just to make sure he was latching properly. I beleive that letting them...
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