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    Re: 7 week old snacking?

    My son was big, like yours- 9lbs 9oz at birth- and he, too, LOVED to nurse! My doctor said the same thing about me being his pacifier, but I was fine with that...most of the time. Do you use your...
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    Re: Ready to give up

    The discomfort she is feeling could certainly be reflux- they don't have to spit up (much or at all) to have reflux. I would have your doctor check things out- it's better to deal with it asap then...
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    Re: My left breast has dried up!

    He has always been a strong nurser on both sides- this "dry up" is not a result of HIS nursing habits, but of MY body. So strange!
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    My left breast has dried up!

    I have a 10 3/4 month little boy, and I plan on nursing for one year. He is 27.5 lbs, and 33" tall- a big boy!! And he has never had anything but breastmilk and water (and, of course, solids), and...
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    Milk has dried up in one breast!

    I have a 10 3/4 month little boy, and I plan on nursing for one year. He is 27.5 lbs, and 33" tall- a big boy!! And he has never had anything but breastmilk and water (liquids), and won't take...
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    Re: Meds and Breastmilk

    Thanks for all the helpful advice. I will give it a try- my doc said it was fine, but I just wanted to make sure (she isn't a nursing mom!). It's always so nice to have a group to turn to!
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    Meds and Breastmilk

    I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, and I'm a bit embarrassed to ask, but I need some advice! My doctor (OBGYN) prescribed Fluconazale for a yeast infection, and on the box...
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    Help Me- He Bites!!!

    My darling son has just decided to use me as a teether...

    He is almost 6 months now, and while he got his (bottom two) teeth at 4.5 months, he has just started clamping down shaking his head back...
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    Re: Immunizations

    My 7 week old got them yesterday morning. Our nurse put him on the table and gave the shots, then passed him to me to comfort him. He took a few minutes to stop crying, and then was fussy all day,...
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    Re: Block nursing

    7wks old is 13lbs 6oz, nurses only one side for 10 minutes or so, and has done so for 4 weeks.
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    Re: Sore areolas??

    ME TOO! At 5 weeks my areolas got very sore~ as though my son was chomping down on them. He is 7 wks now, and I've either grown accustomed to the pain, or he has let up. I'm sorry, no real advice,...
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    Re: short time at breast ?

    As for the breast regulation...

    My baby is 7 wks, EBF, and I only give 1 breast each feeding (and he gains half a pound each week!). That said, my breast are STILL trying to even out...

    I...
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    Re: feeding for hours

    My baby just reached 7 wks, and has been unreasonably fussy and nursing like a champ for a week and a half now... No reflux or allergies though...

    My pediatrician said that (almost) all babies go...
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    Re: breast too big, nipple too small?

    It's nice to hear that I'm not alone on this one! (Not that I'm glad to hear that there are more moms out there who are wincing with every feeding...)

    I do not have overly large breasts~ C, D...
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    Clogged Duct?

    Help! I'm in so much pain! I keep having sharp, stabbing pains on my right breast, and the nipple is sore. Could this be a clogged duct? What can I do to fix it?? Thanks in advance for any help!
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    Re: Poop frustration

    My 3.5wk old was doing the same thing~ he would get really fussy when he had to poop or pass gas. His stools were also very normal (watery mustard). Letting him suck (on my breast or pinky finger)...
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    Re: should I wake to feed

    My baby is just over 3 weeks, but also reached his birthweight very quickly (4 days!!). My pediatrician said that since he was gaining so quickly, it's fine to let him sleep 5 hours or so... but no...
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    Thrush...

    I think that my baby and I have thrush... gross! His bottom has red spots all over it, and my nipples are burning. I talked to the nurse at my ped office, and she said to put anti-fungal cream on...
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    Re: Latching Issues... too late?

    I think his chin is too far back~ like he has an overbite. I've tried using my finger to pull out his bottom lip, but it just won't work. Any ideas on what to do about this lower jaw? (he's...
  20. Re: Anyone use Speech Therapist for Breastfeeding help?

    Can something be done about poor latching due to receding lower jaw? It looks like my baby has an overbite... I'm a new mom, so I'm not sure of what's "right", but I know that I am raw and sore!!! ...
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    Latching Issues... too late?

    Is it too late to teach my 11 day old to latch correctly? It seems like he is not taking in the lower part of my areola (or sticking his bottom lip out). I am bleeding, scabbed, sore... Please...
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    Disproportionate Breasts

    My baby is now 11 days old, and I'm a first time mom. Is it okay for him to nurse on one breast per feeding (meaning left breast for the first feeding, right breast at the next feeding, and so on)?...
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