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    Re: Bottle warmers good for scalding

    I used to scald in Avent bottles, but switched to glass bottles because of reports of BPA leaching into the milk. The Avent bottles worked great with the warmer that I have, which is not an Avent...
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    Re: How much/where to put it?

    you can also pump into larger bottles, if you have a good place to store them. i have tall 8oz evenflo glass bottles that attach directly to the pump -no adapter needed. since i have a fridge to...
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    Re: wake baby b4 i leave?

    i also leave the house a 6:30am.

    i wake dd up every morning at 5am to nurse her. in the beginning, sometimes she had just eaten at 3 or 4am, and she wasn't interested in eating at 5am. but i...
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    Re: Poop question

    how about the yellowness of the poop? any ideas on that?

    (my 4mo old is starting to have green poop. it's not yellow and seedy anymore? i'm pretty sure she's getting enough hind milk -since i...
  5. Re: newbie question: screwtop lids and adpaters to pump Born Free/PISA

    We just switched from the Avent to Born Free, too.

    I just called the Born Free customer service, and asked them if there is an adapter available for their bottles.

    I was told that it is still...
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    Re: pumping directly into born free bottles

    OK. OMG! :yikes

    I just called the Born Free customer service, and asked them if there is an adapter available for their bottles.

    I was told that it is still in production, not yet for...
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    pumping directly into born free bottles

    hi ladies,

    well, we just got a shipment of the born free bottles (switching from avent) because of all this BPA stuff. i used to pump directly into the avent bottles with an adapter that avent...
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    Poll: Re: When did you eliminate nighttime feedings?

    DD is 3.5 months and sleeps like a ... baby? Last feed is around 10:30pm (we wake her for it). She sleeps all night after that, and I wake her up at 5am to feed her before I go to work. Otherwise,...
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    Re: VIA storage by Avent

    you mentioned that you pump directly into avent bottles with a conversion kit. i do the same. the conversion kit came with 4 rings. 2 for the bottles and 2 for the VIAs. if you still have the...
  10. Re: Not sure what I'm doing wrong, but I think it's something

    i think you have gotten some good advice so far.

    i have a similar schedule. i get up at 5am to feed DD and leave the house by 6:30am. usually return around 6pm, and i pump twice at work. this...
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    Re: Gentian Violet

    So I have a question, since dd and I are still working on thrush...

    I've been on fluconazole for almost 4 weeks, now, and doing GV, etc. It is still hanging around, though. Would it make any...
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    Re: Gentian Violet

    where to get it: i had the hardest time finding it. i called all the local walmarts, rite aids, grocery stores... for some reason, nobody kept it in stock. in the end, i was referred to a...
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    Re: Where does you baby look?

    :happytearsDD doesn't look at me, either. If she's tired, she zones out and just stares into space. If not, she's looking all around. I put up a black and white picture behind me so she has...
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    Re: pumping and thrush?

    yes!
    my nipples were swollen with thrush, and i needed a larger size horn. the regular size seemed to rub and cause bits of skin to rub off. we're still battling with the thrush, but the swelling...
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    Re: time saving tips

    bought a deep freezer and made a whole bunch of "frozen dinners". basically just doubled up on recipes i was making anyway, and packed them into cheap gladware or ziploc bags.

    get home from work....
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    Re: Hands free pumping?

    i have the bustier, too, which is really good. i use that in the mornings and at night when i am at home pumping. it's great to keep your hands free.

    at work, i just use the rubberband method. ...
  17. Re: Tips for traveling (without baby) when you are breastfeeding/pumping

    WOW!!! Thanks for all the information, and kudos for your dedication to pumping and feeding your LO breast milk! I can't imagine that it was easy at first. Your advice will help lots of us here!
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    Re: Loud feeding?

    My DD makes a lot of noise while eating, too. She makes contented sigh-ing noises between each gulp. I think it's the cutest. Makes me feel great that she is enjoying herself so much. :love
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    Re: How much to give a 10 week old?

    My LO took 5 oz at 10 weeks. But she was also 16 pounds at 10 weeks, so maybe that is why. :lol
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    Re: Stubborn Thrush?

    Wow, ladies... so glad to know I am not alone in this battle (but not glad that you all have thrush too!).

    Yes, the diflucan can cause intestinal issues. Some people report vomiting, diarrhea,...
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    Re: Stubborn Thrush?

    I know Rite Aid carries a large variety of supplements, including a lot of GNC brand items. Maybe check there for grapefruitseed extract? I will have to look myself.

    So, I called *everywhere* to...
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    Re: storing thrush milk / scalded milk

    Thanks so much for the link. That was really helpful. It looks like there is different information out there. I guess I will keep the frozen stash for emergencies, and try to stash more milk after...
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    Re: Stubborn Thrush?

    Thanks so much. I am going to look at Walmart tomorrow for the GV. Otherwise, I will just order online. It seems a shame, since it will be $17 online!

    DH was asking me if he could get it... ...
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    Re: Amount of EBM you pump at work?

    i've only been back at work for a month, but i'm still pumping about 16-18 oz each day (double pumping for 2 sessions).

    but i'm really obsessive about emptying out the breasts, including...
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    storing thrush milk / scalded milk

    So, I've read that thrush milk shouldn't be stored (or it can be stored for the ultimate emergency).

    I'm in the middle of an epic battle with thrush (I think it started immediately post-partum 12...
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