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    Re: Stop pumping at work

    Hi all,

    Just a quick update. I've successfully wean pumping.

    We are still bf-ing during non work time. =)

    Thanks all!
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    Re: Stop pumping at work

    I am so thankful for all the replies. Now I feel more confident in dropping the pumping sessions. I too, hate pumping.

    I use to pump x4 at work, then slowly drop to x3 then x2. Now I am down to...
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    Stop pumping at work

    Hi,

    I haven been posting for a long long time. My dd is now coming to 15 months now, exclusively bf since birth.

    Now, I pump twice at work and I intend to cut off totally the work time...
  4. Re: Baby not wanting to latch on after I had a cold

    Hi, I dealt with cold twice and survived. And I think you can too. I think the reason LO dont latch is bcos of slow letdown.

    All you have to do is to continue nursing. Eg:

    1. Offer breasts...
  5. Re: Low milk supply since mom was sick for a couple of days

    Perhaps take 2 days off work and nurse nurse nurse? And fenugeek drink?

    I once had a bad flu that caused my supply to drop tremendously too. But I continue nursing and within a week, supply is...
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    Re: Thrush and Diflucan

    my gynae just prescribed me diflucan for my yeast infection. he knows I am still bf-ing. So i guess diflucan is alright for bf-ing mothers.
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    Could it be teething?

    Hi,

    I havent been posting for quite a while...having smooth sailing nursing episodes...until now. dd is approaching 9 mths.

    I suspect dd is teething. she is extra cranky these days. easily...
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    My solid plan

    Hi,

    My LO is 6 1/2 mo and just started solid at 6 mth mark. I let her start her solids with Banana (for 1 week) and now Apple (Week 2). What I have in mind is this...

    6 - 7 mth -- fruits :...
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    Re: Starting solid soon. need clarification

    How do you feed bananas or apples? Mash them up or slice?
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    Re: Starting solid soon. need clarification

    Ya. I think 5 ounces is far fetch...my ebm would finish in no time if each solid feeding complements with 5 ounces. :eek:

    I dint know we can start off with mashed banana. What else can I feed as...
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    Starting solid soon. need clarification

    Hi all,

    My LO is turning 6 mths this 24th. I am planning to go with cereal as her first food (so exciting :D ).

    I understand that when they first start out on solid, they barely swallow...
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    Re: Feeding Frequency of 5 1/2 month old

    My 5 1/2 mo just started sleeping 6-7 hour stretch at night. Total feed per day is ranging from 6 - 8 times.

    As long as they are growing and getting enough wet diapers, I think it should be...
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    Screaming with arch back

    Hi,

    My LO is 5 mths old and just started sleeping thru. However, 2 days ago, she woke up at 4 am screaming. I tried feeding her and she would suck for 2 seconds and latch off to scream (with arch...
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    Re: Supply issues today HELP!!!

    Hi, I had almost similar scenario few days ago. It was like a nursing strike. My LO is also 5 mo. She would latch, scream and cry (this repeats). In the end, she dont drink much milk out of it.

    I...
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    Night Weaning

    Hi,
    My LO is 5 mo and just started sleeping thru the night.

    My concern is, even when LO sleeps thru the night, I will still wake up every 4-5 hours due to engorgement and discomfort. I ended up...
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    Re: nursing strike - 4th day now

    Thanks for the replies. This morning, my LO drank from my breasts !! but that was during her half wakeful and very good mood time. I hope tonight when I return from work, she will still be as...
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    Re: tired of the struggle

    i dint see this thread b4 posting a new one on nursing strike.

    my lo is 4.5 mo and is in 4th day of strike. she would scream & arch back whenever i offer the breast. with bottle, she do just...
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    nursing strike - 4th day now

    hi,

    my lo 4.5 mo is currently having nursing strike. she wont drink from breast anymore. i know its not permanent, but i m wondering how long can a nursing strike last? its just so frustrating. :(...
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    Re: Am I going to make it?

    :hug totally agree with pp. nurse nurse nurse and nurse. just leave everything behind and nurse. we have all been thru that stage and trust us, it does get better.

    this forum was a life saver for...
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    Re: Busy Baby while nursing!!

    Gosh :yikes

    My 4 mo is already doing all that !! I innocently thought it would get better as they grow...but now looking at it, I think I've better brace for the worse to come. :eek:
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    Re: Can a cold affect supply

    Yup. Cold does affect supply. I just got well from cold myself. Supply was horrible. Just keep pumping and nursing.

    After nearly 2 weeks from the horrible cold, things are back to normal.

    Get...
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    Re: Cleaning and Sterilizing the Pump

    You can store your pump in a zip-lock bag and place it into the fridge. It will be good for 7 days. But I would suggest that you bring home the pump daily to wash and sterilise. ;)
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    Re: Discourage with pump amount

    My output fluctuates too. :p Sometimes I get 4 ounces out of a session, sometimes barely 2 ounces.

    Its good to know that I am not alone too. I just hope the situation improves for the all of us...
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    Re: Discourage with pump amount

    I am using Avent ISIS - Handheld electronic pump. Before the "road block", the pump was able to empty my breasts perfectly alright.

    I think its not the pump problem...its my let down not letting...
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    Re: Discourage with pump amount

    My LO is 3 1/2 mths. I am still pumping way below what I use to pump.

    I have no problem with feeding direct (can feel my breasts are empty after feeding). I just cant seem to get all the milk out...
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