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    broke arm, start food?

    hi ya'll
    my baby is 4.5 months, sits up with support, sits beautifully in the bumbo, rolls over... till now we are ex. bf but this week i slipped and broke my arm! i avoided the painkillers aside...
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    Re: There always seems to be something wrong

    At 6.5 weeks my baby has on and off sleeping days. On a good day shes takes a hour and half nap every 3-4 hours till about 10 pm when I bathe her and feed her again. She sleeps then for 3 hours a...
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    Re: There always seems to be something wrong

    I find that when my lo is fussy while bfing she is usually just tired. How are his sleeping habits? So many times she cries while I am trying to get her to eat, so Ill pick her up walk around with...
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    Re: Did I miss the boat?

    My lo does exactly what you described. Sometimes after she'll poo after she eats and then will eat again for another 7-8 mins but otherwise short feedings, mainly from one side.
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    Re: feeding every 2 hrs 24/7 - HELP!

    Hi! I dont have a solution but I can commiserate as my 5 week old Dassi bfs around the clock as well. At night its not so bad though cuz I barely wake up to feed her, just pull her close and bf on...
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    Re: Painful Feedings Please Help

    I dont know if this is recommended but I took motrin on those early nursing days when the nipple pain was really severe....
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    Re: he pulls away!

    My 4 week lo does that too. I find either she: has to burp, is overtired and not really hungry, or is frustrated that theres no milk. If you take her off your breast and check, you might find there...
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    Re: Co Sleeping Questions

    My baby is 4 weeks and sleeps with me in a big bed. My husband is sleeping in a seperate bed these days. Hes got to be up early in the am.
    I put her in this next to me and bf in bed during the...
  9. Re: silly question...but really don't know what to do

    I put her over my hips and tap her back! Works almost every time! Plus I love the way her tummy feels on mine:)
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    Re: Need Words of Encouragement!!`

    All I can add is that I have an aunt who bf 14 children uncluding twins! She nursed for almost 20 years in total!
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    Re: Difficulty Latching On

    The football hold worked for me when my lo's hands were getting in the way. With her head in my right hand and to my right breast, her hands were tucked away against my body. Otherwise can you get...
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    Few more questions...

    Hi Ya'll
    Wanted to update you that my lo is formula free for 5 days now, and has gained 2.5 lbs from her birth weight at 3.5 weeks now.

    I am bfing around the clock but from what I understand I...
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    Re: Can u watch me bf? utube

    Thank you all for watching! We're doing a little better, I realized this afternoon I am not tilting her head up so that her chin is pressed up against me, instead of her nose. That made a huge...
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    Can u watch me bf? utube

    This is the deepest latch I can manage...She is not swallowing as u can see and hear,,,what am i doing wrong??

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=banASnuo_ZM

    There are 2 clips.
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    Re: Hate to give her formula....

    Thank you for all your answers. Its 730 am and Ive bfed at 1130pm, 3am, and 630 am. She is now sleeping peacefully in her swing. Hopefully that means shes not starving....I have an electric pump but...
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    Hate to give her formula....

    I am so upset. Heres the story. My lo is 2 weeks today. Last week I saw a lc who helped me with her latch and gave me goats rue to increase my milk flow. She weighed the baby b4 the feed and after...
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    Re: finally got things going!

    Thank you for your support and encouragement! It really hit the spot for me this morning after 2 days of non stop worrying!
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    Re: nursing all the time/pops off

    My 1.5 week old is also nursing all the time and gets frantic if/when she de-latches. I am keeping her in my bed for the meantime though using a little baby mattress with support so she doesnt turn...
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    Re: Nursing to no avail

    Thank you all for your posts. Im so happy to have found this wonderful forum!
    Today was much better t'g, and all your advice really gave me confidence and optimism about bfing. My aunt was here...
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    Nursing to no avail

    Hi mommies,

    First time mom here

    My baby girl is 6 days old and I have been bfing around the clock the last 3 days but to no avail. I dont feel the 'letdown' everyone talks about but on the 3rd...
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