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  1. Re: A bottle a day....if I could start over again!!!

    What do you do when you want to run to the store, get a haircut, or have a cup of coffee with a friend? That is the eternal question for bf mothers! There is a good chance that your bf baby will...
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    Re: pain with feedings

    I was just talking to a mom over the phone who had this very problem! The crushed nipple with blanching does mean that baby is not opening wide, and not getting that tongue out! There are a few...
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    Re: how long....

    With your breast, you should try not to make any sudden moves. To stop pumping outright after months of nursing and pumping might be too quick for your breasts. They shouldn't be rock hard--you...
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    Re: Thrush, ear infection?

    If it's a let down issue, keep doing what you did--take her off the breast and let milk shoot into a towel until it slows down a bit. More frequent nursings might help, so that the breasts won't be...
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    Re: Question about spitting up

    If the baby has reflux, the spitting up would likely be accompanied by general misery. But if the baby is otherwise content, yet seems to be launching nearly every feeding, you should tell your ped....
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    Re: What are the BFing MUST HAVES?

    Rent or buy a bunch of your favorite movies, or get some good books or magazine subscriptions--then park yourself! Newborns nurse often, and you'll be doing little else for the first weeks. It's...
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    Re: What is really going on

    Please feel free to call a LLL leader anytime! It's the fastest way to get some answers. This forum is a great place to exchange ideas, but when you need help right away, it might not be the best...
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    Re: Thrush...again!

    Remember to continue whatever treatments you're using for several days after your symptoms disappear. Thrush comes back again and again otherwise! The gentian violet should only be used for 3 days...
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    Re: Thrush and Nystatin

    All four of mine had thrush and Nystatin works well. Two things: first, remember to continue using Nystatin for a few days after symptoms are gone. And second, there is a Nystatin cream that can be...
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    Re: What is the answer?

    Here's a little rule of thumb for healthy full term baby: always offer both breasts. Put baby on Breast 1 and let him finish to his heart's content. Burp, maybe change a diaper. If he's asleep,...
  11. Re: 13.5mo suddenly nursing like a newborn again?

    Ronessa! My four have all done the same thing! I was just chatting with another mom from our group who is going through this with her 14 month old. Sometimes babies nurse like newborns when they...
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