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  1. Re: How long does it take to correct milk supply problems after flu?

    There's a couple things you can do to help....eat oatmeal. This will help increase your milk supply. If you go down to your local health food store, they may have a mothers lactation tea as well that...
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    Re: Wondering about E Coli in Breastmilk?

    OK, here's a crazy update. I've been on the phone most of the day talking with...well...everybody. Last night, I came down with mastitis as my doc had told me to completely stop EVERYTHING. I am very...
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    Re: Wondering about E Coli in Breastmilk?

    I am not sure what strain it is. We had a milk culture done in early Dec. and they just told me it was bacterial and put me on antibiotics. They had me come back in for another culture last Friday...
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    Re: Wondering about E Coli in Breastmilk?

    I found out because I had "thrush" for 3 1/2 months. My LC couldn't help anymore, so I went back to the doc to ask about it. They also tried more meds that didn't work. I demanded a milk culture, and...
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    Re: Wondering about E Coli in Breastmilk?

    Hope so....I had to ask my doc for a milk culture. I knew something was wrong, and they just had me keep repeating things that didn't work. :yikes
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    Re: Wondering about E Coli in Breastmilk?

    Another thought, my doc also told me to quite pumping and feeding it to my LO. Is there possibly another way to get rid of it?
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    Wondering about E Coli in Breastmilk?

    I was just told I had e coli in my breastmilk! I have been feeding my baby this for MONTHS!!!! I called his ped. but I haven't heard back yet if I should be concerned. I thought breastmilk wasn't...
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    Re: Relactation for my 4 month old

    I think 4 months is a great time to start trying again as everything is starting to go in the mouth. If you are able to take a day at home in a room with just you and your LO for awhile, stripe your...
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    Encouragement needed (long)

    I know some of you guys have heard my frustrastions, but I really need to let it out this morning, as I am really thinking about giving it up. I just don't know what to do!
    My LO was born Aug....
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    Re: choking on bottle

    Maybe your DH is letting your little one get too sleepy to feed, causing the flow to continue into the mouth without the sucking and then choking? I know this has happened with me a few times if I am...
  11. Temas: Purple?

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    Purple?

    Ok, I have an appointment with my doctor on Friday, but does anyone know why your nipples would turn purple? It almost reminds me of bruising, and I am not currently on gentin violet. It's not on the...
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    Re: Desperate for help with thrush

    Thrush is HORRIBLE!!! Here;s some tips that helped for me-

    1. Vinagar and water solution.
    2. Pumping helped alot for me.
    3. Washing EVERYTHING with either a fungus remover or hot water. Wash...
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    Re: Is it worth it?

    Thanks, guys! I'll see about visiting my LC to help me out next time I head out that way. I was worried about remembering just the pain on BFing, and I can't get it out of my head. So it should be...
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    Is it worth it?

    I'm just wondering if I should try to go back to BFing with my LO, or stick to pumping. I only got to BF for the first 2 weeks then started having so many issues that I quite because it hurt so bad....
  15. Temas: Thrush

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    Re: Thrush

    Iyou suspect thrush, start getting it now. It absoloutly can't hurt to start treating it with home remedies. It's more of a nusance then a danger to anything. Some things you can try-

    1. Gentian...
  16. My LC can't even help!!! What to do? (LONG)

    Hello!
    I am so frustrated!!! My lo is 12wks. During the first week, we had problems with bfing as my nipples we inverted, so we used a nipple shield. Worked great for the first two weeks. At the...
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    Re: How to get rid of thrush?

    Well, we did the Gentian Violet starting last week Tuesday evening. I also started using the vinegar solution, and I have noticed a huge improvement just since last night. Keeping fingers crossed...
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    How to get rid of thrush?

    Hello!
    I'm new here, but I found you guys and was so excited! I have no idea what to do. I had my baby 12 weeks ago. I got mastitis within the first two weeks. I was put on antibiotics, and...
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