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    Re: won't latch w/o shield

    Maybe you are thinking of breast shields? These are a little different from nipple shields. Breast shields are used inside the bra to protect the nipples or to draw out inverted nipples. Nipple...
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  3. LLL of NY-W 2007 Area Conference, featuring Dr. Jack Newman!!

    Did you miss the International Conference in Chicago? Maybe you couldn't swing it due to prior commitments or finances. Well, here's your chance to attend another great conference, with featured...
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    Re: Which supplement to help increase supply?

    Hi Mandi,
    Yikes! It sounds like things have been a little hectic, crazy and tiring for you. :hug You are doing such a good job trying to get back to where you want to be with BF.

    I hope...
  5. Temas: Drying up?

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    Re: Drying up?

    Sounds like you have a plan in place! :)

    Keep us posted,
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    Re: relactating and real life

    You're more than welcome!

    Yea for the SNS! Once they get the hang of it, many moms find it easy to use. You might want to start another thread asking for tips on using the SNS. That might get...
  7. Temas: Drying up?

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    Re: Drying up?

    Hi Nikki and welcome!
    Sounds like things have been going really well so far! Congratulations! :)

    3 oz. of milk is a VERY respectable amount to get, especially when only pumping one side. Is...
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    Re: Which supplement to help increase supply?

    Hi there,
    Do you think you might be able to explain to us what your situation is and what your nursing goals are? :)

    It is important to remember that when using a galactogogue the supplement...
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    Re: relactating and real life

    Hi there!

    I'm sorry that you have been feeling so sad over the loss of your BF relationship with your dd.

    To answer you question, relactation is definitely not an "all or nothing" sort of...
  10. Temas: Milk Tongue

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    Re: Milk Tongue

    Hi there!

    Yes, I have heard many people suggests that "milk tongue" is normal.

    I have also known many experienced (and well-known) lacatation consultants who suggest that a coated white tongue...
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    Re: I don't know........

    Of course, in my quest to be thorough, I left out the growth spurt! Definitely could be that as well! :D

    I hope things are looking better realy soon. :)
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    Re: Almost ready...

    Hi Chazzi,

    I think it is wonderful that you want to increase your supply for your dd. That is a worthy goal! :)

    I would first suggest starting with the stickies at the top of this forum and...
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    Re: When to offer more solids?

    Hi there,
    Some moms find that their babies are not interested in solids until closer to the one-year mark, or even beyond. It is wonderful that your ds has your milk to provide all the nutrition he...
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    Re: I don't know........

    Hi Jennifer,
    Sounds like you are a little concerned about your ds and what has been going on lately.

    First, a couple more questions.

    DS's growth and output are fine/normal. You are just...
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    Re: AF and supply

    Well, that can be very individual. Some moms notice this happening every month. Others notice it is not as severe as months go on.

    Here is an article on BF and fertility:...
  16. Re: Worried about how much milk I can pump...

    Hi there,
    I'm sure you are worried about having an adequate supply to leave for your ds while you are at work.

    You might want to first consider that, as the PP stated, pumping is a learned...
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    Re: AF and supply

    Hi April,
    Most moms find that supply usually increases within 3-4 days of increased feedings/pumping.

    Hope things turn around soon!
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    Re: low milk supply

    Having the weekend to just nurse, nurse, nurse is a huge help! I hope this helps for you.

    Reglan is a prescription drug that is used to increase supply. LLL Leaders are not health professionals...
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    Re: Solids confusion and sleeping problems

    Daniela,
    As far as solid feedings go at your dd's age, LLL typically suggests giving them after a BF session. This is to insure that dd does not fill up too much on solids and then only take a...
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    Re: low milk supply

    Hi there,
    Sorry this response is so late.

    How are things going for you now? Most moms who experience a drop in supply see an increase in 3-4 days with increased feedings/pumping. I hope you...
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    Re: drying up in one breast? please help

    You're welcome. I wish you all the best. :)
  22. Re: Question about supply low with first pregnancy

    Hi Nickie and welcome to the LLL boards!

    Congratulations on your upcoming pregnancy. How exciting!

    I have a few questions for you before I can give you more concrete information on supply.
    ...
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    Re: Solids confusion and sleeping problems

    It sounds like you are really tuned-in to your baby and what her needs are! Good for you! :) It definitely could be some anxiety caused by eliminating some BF sessions. As a mom it is very...
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    Re: drying up in one breast? please help

    Hi Jenn,
    Here is a link on BC. It is not an LLL resource.
    http://www.kellymom.com/health/meds/birthcontrol.html

    According to Medications and Mothers Milk, by Hale (2006) bf mothers should...
  25. Temas: Hello

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    Re: Hello

    Hi there!

    Share away! :)
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