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    Re: Problem With Spitting Up

    Some suggestions for helping with the spitting up... You can try to nurse in a more upright position, like a football hold or a modified cradle where the head is definitely in a higher position than...
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    Re: Need help desperately

    I can't be of too much help to you, b/c I had a baby who never would take a bottle... we ended up using a medicine dropper on the occasions when I needed to be away for short periods of time... ...
  3. Re: Breastfeeding newborn going downhill please help!

    I went through this just a few days ago myself... and I'm a LLL leader! :eek:

    I ended up having to step back and try to evaluate whether I just needed to try something new... So, I tried...
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    Re: Which Manual Pump?

    I've got one from Lansinoh that I really like...

    Jacqui
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    Re: What do child psychologists say?

    Oh! Another good resource - "The Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning". It has a whole section on the history of weaning, which would explain why at the time of those authors he is quoting that bf-ing...
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    Re: What do child psychologists say?

    I'm not sure if there is anything in there, but have you checked the book "Mothering Your Nursing Toddler"? It's my lifeline on many different instances...

    While this is not a LLL resource, it...
  7. Re: Looking for "proof" for extended breastfeeding?

    You might just want to get your hands on some good books... Like "Mothering Your Nursing Toddler" and "How Weaning Happens". Both of those will give you information about extended nursing and...
  8. Re: How do you respond when people say you should be weaning?

    What a great response!

    Jacqui
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    Re: Baby due in 4 weeks, have questions

    From my experience of having a c-section and I'm about to have my second one, I would recommend:

    1) making sure that you have a little sign that you can put in the baby's bassinette that says "I'm...
  10. Re: Has anyone had sucess with giving formula to BF baby who doesn't like it?

    If the biting and chewing thing is about teething, then you might want to give him a frozen wash cloth to chew on before he nurses to keep that from happening... it might also help him to take the...
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    Re: Starting Cereal-Help!

    Your pediatrician said that giving the baby cereal would help the baby to sleep longer? Yeah... that's another myth that pretty much gets thrown out the window anytime someone tries it... :lol:
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    Re: Husband not supportive!

    Also, here is one about the father's role in the bf-ing relationship:

    http://www.lalecheleague.org/FAQ/dad.html

    Jacqui
  13. Re: Please Help - Trying To Stop Breastfeeding

    Good for you for trying as hard as you can!

    Have you checked out the forum here for bf-ing multiples? You might get some specific ideas for getting through from the moms there. :)

    Also, a...
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    Re: Benefits of breastfeeding???

    I also recommend getting the tear-off sheet on the benefits of bf-ing from your local LLL leader. :) It's really a great information sheet to have, and really easy to hand someone if they are giving...
  15. Re: Do you have an age set in your mind you wont nurse past?

    I had hoped to nurse for a year... that was my ultimate goal. Then, a year came and went and we were still comfortably nursing... and then 2 years came and went and we were nursing less, but it was...
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    Re: nursing affecting fertility?

    I think before you wean you should be absolutely sure that you are indeed ovulating... I'd get your hands on the book "Taking Charge of Your Fertility" by Toni Weschler. It really helped me to...
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    Re: Diaper Rash

    Could also be just a heat rash or yeast... does it have lots of little red bumps? That's usually an indication of yeast... If it's in a ring around the anus, then it's likely allergies...

    A...
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    Re: Going straight from breast to sippy cup

    I would personally avoid any sort of sippy cup from which the baby has to sort of bite down to get the liquid out... like the Avent ones with the "early" nipple... I can tell you from personal...
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    Re: A few silly questions.....

    Well, I can respond to some of the stuff... about the roller skating, I've never heard this before, but someone else may have heard it...

    As for the bras... have you tried a sleep bra? I found...
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    Re: Thrush

    Diana - Are you getting any sort of treatment or are you doing any sort of at home treatment for your yeast infection? While it may not technically be called thrush if it's with the Mommy, it is...
  21. Re: Return of mentrual cycles-will it effect my supply?

    It's really hard to know if your cycles are returning unless you are checking other fertility signs other than just possible bleeding... It could be that your cycles are returning... It could also...
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    Re: Just don't know if things are right???

    I'm with Jolie .... the answer here is nurse, nurse, and more nursing! :) If you think you are having latch issues, have someone who is more experienced look at the latch to make sure there is no...
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    Re: Need help with preparation for 2nd baby

    Krista - I would say that you need to be sure to get this baby to you asap after your c-section. I'm guessing your husband will be there with you in the surgery? Have him stay with the baby and...
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    Re: BFing After C-Section

    Just wanted to chime in that I had no problems bf-ing after a c-section. My husband stayed with the baby while she got all cleaned up and my doula stayed with me while they stitched me up and took...
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    Re: Bottles or other feeders for use with EBM

    There's also a new bottle out called Second Nature... I've seen them advertised, but I've not heard of anyone who has used them... You might want to check them out...

    Jacqui
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