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    Re: Pumped Milk Separating

    There's an older thread around here somewhere that asked what everybody's ratio of "thin" to "thick" was after separation. The range was enormous -- I'm guessing there's no such thing as "normal"...
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    Re: Exclusively pumping

    I had the rubbing on the sides and switching to the larger horns helped tremendously (I went from med. to lg.). I also use a teeny bit of manually expressed milk as a lubricant -- just give a quick...
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    Re: Problem pumping heavy breasts

    Just wanted to second the larger shields suggestion -- I didn't get mine until I'd been pumping for almost three weeks and wow, what a difference! You might also try using a heating pad while pumping...
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    Re: How much EBM to feed?

    I'm an EP (have been since DD was born 6 weeks ago) and we let her decide as long as she has good diapers and good weight gain. She tends to "graze" during the day (eats only an ounce or two every...
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    Re: How thick is your ebm fat ring?

    Mine are really thick (deep?) -- in 4 oz. bottle nearly 3.5oz. will appear to be cream, and I get a lot of clots on my innards (I use Dr. Brown's). I figure this is why DD eats so little -- 16-20oz....
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