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    Re: I'm proud of myself!

    Very proud! I've been nursing for over 16 months and I didn't think we'd make it past the first 3!
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    Re: Supply is Dwindling

    Just nurse through the weekend! If at all possible, stay in bed with Baby for a couple of days and let her nurse as much as she wants. This will bring your supply up. Another thing: supply always...
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    Re: ready to quit - so sad

    I had the same problem from the start... very painful and blistered nipples. Initially, it was caused by a bad latch, after some time the latch seemed correct, but I was still in pain. Just as I...
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    Re: Why Am I In So Much Pain?

    I had the same problem with tender nipples: bad latch at first, then nipple blanching. It slowly subsided after about 2 months and we've nursed pain free ever since. I would check with the doctor...
  5. Temas: refuses solids

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    Re: refuses solids

    At 7 and a half months my dd is not crazy about solids either. I offered her some banana about a month ago, and she didn't seem to know what to do with it. After that I started to give her purred...
  6. Temas: Sucking air

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    Re: Sucking air

    Hello Kelley,
    Breastfed babies usually don't have problems with swallowing air (unlike many bottle-fed babies). Newborns want to nurse constantly though (besides nourishment it also gives them a...
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    Re: Baby doesn't "end" his own feeding

    As pp says, it does get better! My dd is now just over 7 mos and she nurses 2-3 min on each side, but at 6 weeks she was constantly on the breast. Newborns have very tiny stomachs, so they need to...
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    Re: postpartum anxiety

    epbrown,

    I think you should also consider checking your thyroid levels. Problems with weight loss are more of a symptom of thyroiditis than ppd. A lot of doctors are eager to prescribe...
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    Re: postpartum anxiety

    Gabby,

    I replied to your previous post regarding insomnia. Please do ask your doctor to get the bloodwork done for thyroid function. I had the exact same sympotms you're describing: anxiety,...
  10. Temas: tylenol pm

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    Re: tylenol pm

    I would check with the doctor first, before taking any over the counter sleeping aid. There might be some underlying causes for your sleeping problems that might require treatment.

    I also had...
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    Re: Devastated. . . poor milk supply

    Do not give up! It will get easier! I had the same problem with my baby/breasts, it took her almost three weeks to regain her birth weight. I only gave her formula a couple of times though. I took...
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    Re: Thinking of quitting, please help

    Hang in there, it will get better! My nipples were red, blistered, sore, painful etc.. for about 2 months.. even though everyone kept telling me that my dd's latch is perfect! She just had such a...
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    Re: No BM for 3 days?

    From what I understand it is absolutely normal for exclusively bf baby to go for several days without a bm. My dd usually goes once every 6-7 days, but sometimes even longer, and sometimes she goes...
  14. Temas: green poops

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    Re: green poops

    My baby also had green bm for a few weeks around the time she was 2 months. From what I know, the color doesn't really matter as long as the baby is happy and thriving. Here is some good info on...
  15. Temas: Products

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    Re: Products

    This is a good info to check out regarding do's and don'ts while breastfeeding:
    http://www.kellymom.com/newman/index.html
    Click on the breastfeeding myths towards the bottom of the page.
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    Re: I'm frustraded!!! please help!

    Hi,
    hopefully you'll receive a reply from a LLL soon. Hang in there though, I'm sure the situation will improve. Your baby is close to 3 months so her nutritional needs might be increasing due to a...
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