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    Re: Supply Tanking

    @llli*krystine - I am pumping on my days off but just once in the morning I get an ounce or so. I am so sick of pumping I love breastfeeding, but pumping, BLAK, I am so over it. But I do pump once on...
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    Re: Supply Tanking

    I guess I am worried what to give him when I am work, as I assuming he still needs a bedtime bottle for now and then one in the morning - and that's what I don't have enough for I pump and barely get...
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    Re: Supply Tanking

    Ok I ran out of time at work but here is more info:
    He usually nurses 4-5 times a day, in the morning before breakfast, before nap, after lunch and sometimes around 3 or 4 then again before bed....
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    Supply Tanking

    :cry Ok so I am so upset I am wrapping up a night shift and I pumped 3 times on my 12 hour shift and I barely got 6oz. DS turned one last week and is taking a 5 oz bottle at night before bedtime. Is...
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    Re: 9 months and worried about supply

    When I work night shift I nurse him in the morning when I get home and then again after lunch around one and then once or twice before I leave, so I just invite him to bed to sleep and nurse with me...
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    Re: More milk in one breast

    For me its the right breast - I will never forgive it for being so weak in the milk production department!! It stayed smaller and makes very little milk compared to the monster left breast. Sigh. I...
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    9 months and worried about supply

    hey all,

    I have been nursing my DS for 9 mos as of Wed :D but lately I have noticed a drop in my pumping supply at work. I work 12 hour night shifts would try to pump 3-4 times and get 10-12 oz...
  8. Re: Sleeping through the night after a bottle but not breast?

    sentimental.geek - you're right i should take it as a compliment! I realize that the stretches of sleep are wonderful for his age I just had a rough night last night because I couldn't get back to...
  9. Sleeping through the night after a bottle but not breast?

    Ok my DS is 3 months old and I have gone back to working full time. I work 12 hour night shifts which become 15 hour nights because of my lovely hour commute. So here is my question: When I am at...
  10. Re: nursing every hour...when does it stop? starting work friday!

    You're first week gives me hope! DS is still nursing every hour to 2 hours during the day and at night he will sleep 4 to 5 hours then again up every 2 hours or so. I have tried to give him 3...
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    Re: Best bottles for breastfed babies?

    DS didn't have any problems with nipple confusion with the Dr. Brown's and they do not really say anything about being "slow" flow specifically just that it is supposed to help reduce the amount of...
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    Best bottles for breastfed babies?

    Hi!
    Just wondering what brand of bottles people use when they return to work. I head back to work in a little over a week. We have a few Dr. Brown's bottles but DS can suck down the milk in these in...
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    Re: How many hours a day are you away from LO?

    I go back to work in two weeks and I will be doing 12 1/2 hour night shifts plus an hour commute each way so 14 1/2 hours or so 3 nights a week. ( I am a L&D RN) Working 2 nights in a row and then I...
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    Returning to work - night shift RN

    Hi all,
    I am headed back to work in two weeks and i am a night shift RN (L&D) who works 3 -12 hour night shifts a week. So i have several questions.
    DS is 10 weeks old and is still eating every 2...
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    Re: "Normal" amount pumped?

    i have the ameda purely yours ultra its a double electric pump. i haven't pumped in place of a feeding yet but i get 1-2oz in between feedings...slow and steadily building up my supply (again :cry)...
  16. Re: nursing every hour...when does it stop? starting work friday!

    Good luck. I wish i had some advice but i'm in the same boat! except ds has a milk allergy and all the milk i have in the freezer i cant use....sigh, anyway i would tell them to feed her on demand...
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    Re: Dairy Free and symptoms are worse?!

    I have been diligent about reading labels so I'm almost positive I'm not eating hidden milk byproducts.

    Also, I haven't replaced the dairy with anything although I was already using soy milk in...
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    Dairy Free and symptoms are worse?!

    Ok mamas help me out here! We went to the pedi last Thursday and they think my DS (8 weeks old tomorrow) has a milk allergy / sensitivity so I've cut out all dairy from my diet and I started this...
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    Re: Still having green poop

    Same story here. My 7 week old son had mucous poops slightly watery as well, stuffy nose and frequent spit ups and the pediatrician thinks he has GERD (acid reflux) and possibly an allergy to milk...
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    Re: Foremilk and hindmilk

    Thanks so much Nicole!
    Just by having that reassurance I feel so much better. I've tried mylicon gas drops for his gas and it seems to help a little. I didn't pump yesterday and he had 3 large...
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    Re: Foremilk and hindmilk

    OK so I'm not sure what to do from here. It seems my DS has exhibited some of the signs in the list but the ones I've noticed also fall under "normal" newborn behaviors. for example these are the...
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    Foremilk and hindmilk

    I know this has been covered in other posts but could someone tell me the signs to look for if you suspect your LO is not getting enough hindmilk?
    He is fussy at some feedings, spits up occasionally...
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    Re: Growth Spurt and Eating

    I eat cheese sticks, apples or other fruit, cheese and crackers, carnation instant breakfasts, bagels, i also have been able to throw together a sandwich, but I've learned not to be a martyr ...so I...
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    Fish oil supplements??

    I'd like to include more omega-3s in my diet are the fish oil supplements safe while BF or should i incorporate vegetarian sources like flax seed instead? Any thoughts or advice would be helpful!...
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    Re: Question for the cosleepers

    My DH wants to try to transition DS to his pack n play (in the bedroom) during the night in another month or so (DS is only a month old). His reasoning for this is because I will return to work the...
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