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    Re: Breastfeeding and fasting

    Anyone have info regarding fasting for extended periods? Typically my fast at this time of the year is 21 days, only water and broth. I am considering a "Daniel" fast that consists of fruits,...
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    Re: Breastfeeding help

    It can be so frustrating in the beginning with a nursing relationship. I'm glad you are here and seeking help.

    I agree w/the pp that the best way to improve any bf relationship is persistance,...
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    Re: infrequent poo=gassiness??

    Yes, very funny how poop becomes so important with the birth of a baby.

    I've been of the "belief" that I would try not to limit or restrict my diet but maybe I need to. I do eat a lot of onions...
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    Re: infrequent poo=gassiness??

    I hope there will be answers to this. I am having the exact same prob w/my DS who is 4 mths 5 days old. The only diff is his gas is smelly.

    Is this just another phase that will pass?
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    Re: extremely itchy breasts

    Well I did call one of the mid-wife's who is also a LC, she suggested it is probably yeast and suggested Lotrimin AF topical ointment. She said it would help w/the itchiness & help get rid of the...
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    extremely itchy breasts

    I know there have been a few other threads about this and I've read thru them. My nipples are not itchy or sore. It started out as just a little spot of itchiness on one breast and then over about...
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    Re: Painful breast

    Great advice from Jen. Know that we are here for you and supporting you through this difficult time of adjustment. You can do it, in fact your body is created for this! Hang in there, one day at a...
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    Re: Cries to eat, falls asleep!

    My ds loves to be near my breast. He's 3mos. He loves company also, he would rather have us sit on the floor w/him and wants someone to ride in the back seat w/him. W/my 1st he was so content by...
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    Re: resenting bf'ing and my son

    timber101---how are things now? I agree w/all the pp. What you are/were feeling is so normal. We go into BF thinking it is some wonderful, mystical, magnificent moment w/ our beautiful, lovable...
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    Re: ORANGE poop?

    I agree w/Paint-the-moon. My ds poo's are rusty/sweet potatoey colored now. He's 3.5mos. They've been that way for a few weeks. Also, it's normal to go to only 1 bm a day at this age, mine has 1...
  11. Re: afternoon feedings becoming a real struggle

    Wow---I could have totally written that post!!! Struggling, distraction, complaining, OALD, dislikes the slow flow of the afternoon----all of it we are going thru in the afternoons. AND my DS is...
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    Re: becoming one w/ your baby

    I am so glad you have that friend, she gave you the right advice. You are doing the right thing. It is hard in the beginning, BF is not such an easy thing. But you & the baby will become one and...
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    Re: Do you wear a bra to bed?

    Me too--I am a no bra, no shoes, no long sleeves kind of gal---all that material just gets in my way! However, since bf I HAVE to wear a bar 24/7, 1st because it's uncomfortable not to b/c boobs are...
  14. Re: Why is my baby wiping his face on my shoulder?

    I am so glad to know that my baby is not the only one. My 1st did not do this so I was getting a little concerned.......not anymore. I love you Mothers, it makes me feel so much better when I get...
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    Re: need help! jaundiced 8 day old...

    Hi oskarsmommy,

    Welcome to the site & congratulations on your new baby.

    It's normal for a newborn to lose up to 10% of his birthweight in the first week. He should be back up to the...
  16. Re: Low milk supply and thinking about supplementing

    Hi,

    I'm glad to hear that BF has improved for you and that you have been successfully BF for 2 months now. First don't count on what you pump to be a good indicator of what the baby gets while...
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    Re: not the "typical" sleepy baby

    Here's a link of an article that has some signs of dehydration. The article is about nursing thru an illness but it lists several signs to look out for.
    This site is not a LLL site but it has a...
  18. Re: Painful letdown and other questions...

    Sounds like Let-Down to me. I can always feel my let down and sometimes it is sort of painful, not really but more like a good pain. If that makes sense. Doesn't really hurt to the point of being...
  19. Re: Why is my baby wiping his face on my shoulder?

    Mine has done this since the instant he was born. It doesn't matter if he is face down or face up. He rubs his face on everything. Hungry or not, crying or not, he just does it. Rubs his face on...
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    Re: poop problem-out of the diaper

    I use Huggies right now, but had decided to use Pampers after their new commercial. I have at least 1-2 poo leaks per day. But I am seriously considering cloth. Everyone I know that uses cloth...
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    Re: not the "typical" sleepy baby

    Hey
    Congrats on the new baby. My 2 sons were both born at term, actually pastdue--11 days and 13 days respectivally. To me that makes a diff in how they feed. The number one way to tell if they...
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    Re: Need help w/latch

    Sound's like you are doing great. It's so cool to get news and updates on new babies. Keep up the good work, I am impressed with how well things are going for you and your resolve to have a great...
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    Re: Ever gotten "the look"?

    I get looks too. I guess people are just surprised when people actually make BF work. There are a lot of obstacles in the beginning and pretty much everyone I know either never BF or stopped after...
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    Re: 20/20 having special on bf'ing tonight...

    It's on @ 10:00pm on ABC where I live in Georgia. Assume that would be the same for you.
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    Re: Ever gotten "the look"?

    i just quickly went to that website to look at shirts...........they have one that says "If nursing in public offends you, please feel free to put a blanket over your head." Hilarious! :D
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