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    Re: trouble with the breast

    I tried to get her to find out and continue to nurse her lo but she has already begun formula with the pumped milk she had on stock. She would have needed to see a lactation consultant about this one...
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    trouble with the breast

    :helloI have a question for my niece who is breast feeding her 7 month old. This is her fourth baby she has nursed and not come across this before and neither have I. She says that the skin above the...
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    Re: I need some comforting....

    If it helps, one of my friends just had her ninth and she is 7 wks now. Her baby is going through the same thing and her ped. told her to put a little prune juice in her babies b of bm. Don't know...
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    Re: I need some comforting....

    I agree completely. Never schedule a breast fed babies feedings, feed on demand. Sometimes we end up with a chunky baby and other times we have one that just doesn't gain so well. I have always feed...
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    Re: Help! Why won't he sleep?!

    Babies at this age do just want to be close to mom. Give him a couple more weeks and he will probably begin taking naps for you in his crib. Right now introduce him to his crib when he's awake or try...
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    Re: Sleepy baby?

    I agree, this is perfectly normal. I would say that all 9 of mine were sleepy babies as newborns and during the day I did wake them for feedings at least once every three hours. They are growing at...
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    Re: Normal poop?

    :hello A new babies poo should be watery and your babies sounds just right. It's ok that she has slowed down. The way a babies poo is also has alot to do with mom. Are you drinking plenty of water...
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    Re: 5 week old has not poop....

    I guess I'm at the opposite end of this. This is basically what I was taught to be not at all good for the babies intestinal tract.:shrug I am definitely going to do some research on this because I...
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    Re: Belly sleeping

    Most of my nine have been belly sleepers since birth. Nice firm matress and tight sheet and they're good. It might sound funny but I've always listened to my los breath while sleeping. I suppose kind...
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    Re: Projectile vomiting

    :hello It definitely sounds like reflux. I've had 2 babies with this problem. Meds aren't needed, just smaller feeding times. Feed your lo 3-4 min then burp and repeat. Smaller feedings and good...
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    Re: 5 week old has not poop....

    :hello This is definitely not normal. If I remember right 3 out of my nine have been constipated babies including one of my most recent. Go buy some infant suppositories. You should only have to...
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    Re: Help, I'm so frustrated!

    It sounds like you may have it, lots of babies have that problem. When the milk starts to let down just let her pull away and let the milk absorb in a burp cloth, then resume feeding. As she gets...
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    Re: Help, I'm so frustrated!

    Sorry Slick I must apologize. It must have been a longer day then I thought. Yes a new baby can have reflux although I have had 2 babies with it and made it through fine without the medicine....
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    Re: Still choking!

    With all of the lo I have nursed, it sounds like to me you just need to help her when the milk is letting down. Sometimes the milk comes so fast that they truely can't keep up. When this has happened...
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    Re: When will this end?

    In all actuality a baby doesn't really need to nurse 30 mins. later. Your lo is tiny and you're the most comforting thing she has. I would suggest nursing on demand also but if you feed your lo and...
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    Re: Help, I'm so frustrated!

    I'm not sure people realize what reflux is anymore. Did you say that at 10 months your baby just started having problems with reflux? I don't believe that's possible. If your lo is just starting to...
  17. Re: How Often Did Your LO Nurse at 1 Year?

    Every mom cuts back on nursing at a different age. The baby will naturally cut back depending on how much solid food they're receiving accompanied by the other liquids they may be receiving also. You...
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    Re: Need advice for 2 months shots!

    I completely agree. Go to the library and do some research for yourself. There's alot to learn when it comes to parenting.:love
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    Re: Advice Needed Please!!

    When did your babies last nap of the day end? From what you have said it sounds like to me that your lo is very tired. It is very unusual for a baby of that age to be awake that many hours straight....
  20. Re: Getting baby on a schedule - please help!

    At eight weeks with all 7 of my singletons they were sleeping through the night. I didn't force a schedule but just let it happen. They seemed to want to nap about every two hours so I planned a time...
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    Re: Baby fussing horribly at breast

    :hello If your lo is only fussing at the beginning of the feeding then it's probably the letdown. I used to allow the spray to absorb in a burp diaper then latch the baby back on to the breast when...
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    Re: 3 1/2 mo old with possible reflux

    Your baby doesn't need Zantac. I had 2 babies with reflux, what it is caused by is a flap in the back of the throat that is supposed to close after the food goes down. Sometimes that flap is not...
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    Re: Allergies and Solid Foods

    I do not know as much as you probably need to know. I have a child who is only allergic to peanuts. She was still being bf at 12 mon when I gave her peanutbutter, now she's severly allergic. For...
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    Re: Need some support...

    With all nine of my babies I have never waited that long to feed them. You're the mom and know what is best for your lo. Mine all started teething around 6 mon and like to nurse for that extra...
  25. Re: Advice on feeding problems due to Reflux in 11-week old

    If your little one is not throwing up much of his milk then he doesn't have reflux. It sounds like alot of air. Are you still burping your lo well after each feeding. It sounds like it may be...
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