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  1. Re: Is it too late to increase supply? Don't want to FF

    Thanks I did follow their recommendations at BFAR with the galacts and my supply finally increased after 1 week. Lots of wet diapers :clap and I was able to leave 3 4OZ bottles for DS...
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    Re: Increasing milk supply

    How about your pump? You may need new valves? When was the last time you replace them?
    Good luck:gvibes I'm struggling w/ supply as well and only have 3 bottles left.
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    Re: From Bottle back to Breast

    We were able to do it after 31/2 months pumping!!! It's possible We had latching issues at first and after that he preferred the bottle. I had to first switch to a bottle with a very slow flow. We...
  4. Re: Not producing on one side any suggestions?

    I'm sorry you are having problems with supply.:hug I'm on the same boat and I find this website very helpful. www.BFAR.org I know you haven't had breast surgery but the suggestions for increasing...
  5. Re: Is it too late to increase supply? Don't want to FF

    Thanks for sharing. I'll try all of this. I have been PPIng for 20 min after the last drop. I was never this dry before. DS cried for the first time this morning when he tried to nurse I didn't...
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    Re: How big at 9 months?

    We just came from his 9month checkup and Jonah is 17lb 11OZ and 291/2 in
  7. Is it too late to increase supply? Don't want to FF

    Hi Ladies,

    My DS is 91/2 months and was NEVER a good nurser, he will not work for his milk and won’t give you any indication that he is hungry. We've struggled with weight gain since the...
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    Re: green mucusy poops

    You might find this link helpful. More info about poop that you ever dreamed about:lol
    http://www.drjaygordon.com/development/pediatricks/poop.asp
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    Re: fat and calcium...

    :ita We also use Ghee as a source of fat.
    I mix avocado with pear when DS doesn't feel like eating avocado by itself.
  10. Temas: So sad...

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    Re: So sad...

    Good luck on your decision and just wanted to offer a :hug. I work full time but 3 days from home and 2 days in the office. Could you work from home on this job or maybe a future one? Just an...
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    Re: Tofu and Yo-Baby

    YoBaby has a plain flavor now with a lot less sugar (6g of sugar per 4OZ serving). It's not easy to find it but I bought it at Whole Foods. I waited until DS was 8 months and just introduced this...
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    Re: Starting finger foods?

    My DS is 8 months old, I tried cheerios and he gagged. Just this week I tried softer solids like very small pieces of banana, avocado and pear and he could handle all of them w/o problem. Just last...
  13. Temas: avocado??

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    Re: avocado??

    :ita except that we started at 6 months (DS's first food)
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    Re: How do you get some fats in?

    We use Ghee (salt free, lactose and casein free also).

    Ghee has 14 g of saturated fat in 1 TBS but no artificial additives, preservatives, or trans fats which makes a popular choice for...
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    Re: Away from LO for 7 days, how much EBM?

    Thanks for the suggestions. Is it Ok to use dry ice to store the BM inside a cooler? I was planning on using it to store the milk in the hotel (I doubt they'll have fridge in the rooms) and to...
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    Re: Away from LO for 7 days, how much EBM?

    Thank you. I had no idea how much this would affect me. It's amazing how our little ones in such short time can completely take over our hearts, life, etc and I don't mind, not even a little bit. A...
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    Re: Away from LO for 7 days, how much EBM?

    Thank you so much for the replies. It was very helpful. I'll have enough for 20-24/day but I'm afraid DH will feed DS every time he cries so I do like the idea of 3.5OZ/bottle 9 times per day but...
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    Away from LO for 7 days, how much EBM?

    Ladies I need your help. Sorry for the long post. I’ll be out of the country on a business trip that will take 7 DAYS. I’m an engineer and traveling is part of my job usually 35% on my time is...
  19. Temas: Thank you!!!

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    Re: Thank you!!!

    Congratulations!!!:clap:clap:clap 4 months is fantastic:cheer
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    Re: What's the best 1st food to try?

    I intend to make my own but not until DS is 8 months old. You may find these articles helpful:...
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    Re: What is your lo's eating schedule?

    My DS is 7 months and the times are approximately

    5:30AM Nurse and go back to sleep
    7:30 nurse
    9:00 Nurse
    10:00 fruit (1OZ) pear or banana
    12:30 Nurse
    3:00 Nurse
    4:00 2.5 OZ of vegetables...
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    Re: Olive Oil in baby food?

    At what age do you start adding olive oil?
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    Re: logistics of pumping at work

    :ita

    I saw this information at Dr. Newman's website under Expressing Milk handout#27, here is the link
    http://www.thebirthden.com/Newman.html#Video%20Clips

    From that link:


    It saves me so...
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    Re: 6 month growth spurt????

    My DS has always slept through the night but when he was 5.5 months or maybe 10 days before he turned 6 months he spent all night nursing for more than 1 week. The 6 months growth spurt was huge for...
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    Re: What's the best 1st food to try?

    We did banana, avocado, sweet potato and pear (in 1 month added 1 per wk). I love this link http://www.wholesomebabyfood.com/solidfood6to8montholdbaby.htm.
    I make all DS's food but the link is...
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