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  1. Biting : how long before putting him back?

    Hello everyone,

    my son is almost 10 months old and really teething these days. I've had low milk supply and I've concluded that he bites me because the supply dwindles after a while.

    Some...
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    Re: Birth control pill

    Hey! Thanks for the input!

    I have been hesitating on taking BC for that reason, especially since I am very sensitive to medication and its side effects (particularly hormones).

    You've just...
  3. Temas: leaking milk

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    Re: leaking milk

    Hi there, unfortunately, I tend to agree. My milk leaks too sometimes but overall I know my son still doesn't get enough. It's possibly an increase, but I wouldn't assume you have enough just yet. ...
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    Rice Cereal & Milk Supply

    I have milk supply issues so I have always both breastfed and bottle fed. My son is almost 4 months old and I was thinking of putting rice cereal in his bottle in the evenings. I hardly make enough...
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    Re: Pacifier Question

    I guess so. I mean, he's not sucking as intensely, there are no swallows during what I call "suckling". Kind of just lays there and usually falls asleep while doing it (and continues in his sleep).
  6. Re: How can I increase production of one breast?

    Hey thanks, that is good advice!

    Yeah, I've been reading about how most people have a dominant breast, and that this is normal, I just figured since I'm trying to bring up my milk ANYWAY, I might...
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    Re: Pacifier Question

    And does suckling on the breast still stimulate them to produce milk? My doc says no but my LC says yes.

    Thanks ladies!
    Renée
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    Re: Feeding/Pumping Questions

    Wow, you've been very helpful. Thanks again!
    Renée
  9. How can I increase production of one breast?

    I am currently working on increasing my milk supply to wean off the bottle.

    I usually offer the left, then right at one feed and the opposite at the next feed. But my left breast has always made...
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    Pacifier Question

    The public health nurse I talk to says my son is old enough for a pacifier now and it won't give him nipple confusion or impede my trying to increase my milk supply. This would probably help with a...
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    Re: Feeding/Pumping Questions

    Wow, Kate! Thank you for all the info!

    Now that I have a new LC, I am working with her so many of my issues are being worked out. On the other hand, she is quite busy so sometimes I get quicker...
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    Feeding/Pumping Questions

    Hi there, I'm trying to increase my milk supply.

    I am in the middle of a transition from one lactation consultant to another and would like some advice if you can offer it in the meantime.
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    Re: If I could just drop the bottles...

    TIANA:

    You know, it's funny how sometimes the most obvious thing can be missed when you get caught up in everything else you are doing to achieve your goal (logging, pumping...). Since I read...
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    Re: If I could just drop the bottles...

    Thank you for the tip Tiana!

    Hey, I have more questions if anyone still wants to help.

    Ok, so I'm now offering the breast 9-10 times a day. This is a lot since my nipples get quite sore. ...
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    Re: If I could just drop the bottles...

    Hi LLLTiana,

    Thanks for the advice on the diaper. I had forgotten just how important it is to keep track of the diapers, I remember the nurses at the hospital explaining how this could represent...
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    Re: If I could just drop the bottles...

    Wow, thank you so much! All your suggestions are very helpful! I have taken note of all of them and will implement them right away! I will have a new consultant so I will get her to keep an eye on...
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    If I could just drop the bottles...

    Hi there,

    I am in the middle of a transition from one lactation consultant to another and would like some advice if you can offer it in the meantime.

    First the history:

    My son was born...
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