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  1. Re: 7th baby you'd think I'd know what to do....

    Yes that weight gain is with supplementing 16oz. I did decrease the supplements a bit yesterday--down to 12 oz and she still went up an oz (My plan was to keep the same amount today and see if she...
  2. Re: 7th baby you'd think I'd know what to do....

    The 8x a day is supposed to be on top of normal nursing (I only got in 4 yesterday). So let her nurse as much as she wants but then try to completely empty (which I haven't hit "empty" yet) 8x a day...
  3. Re: 7th baby you'd think I'd know what to do....

    Oh, sorry, I should have added that there is no physical impairment--no tongue tie or palate issues.
  4. Re: 7th baby you'd think I'd know what to do....

    Well...after all this time. I just feel exhausted and a bit hopeless!

    I finally saw the LC this past Friday. The good news is that my baby finally gained some weight--6 ounces in a week--to...
  5. Re: 7th baby you'd think I'd know what to do....

    Yes the LC was board cert. She only talked to me on thephone. She suggested I go to the ped so that I could try to go see a specialist she recommends at children's hospital. She felt it wouldnt...
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    **sick should be suck ...sorry autocorrect!
  7. Re: 7th baby you'd think I'd know what to do....

    Soooo....went to the pediatrician today at the urging of my local LC. She was up only an ounce since Friday (to 7 lb 4oz) on the same scale. They were pretty unhappy about that. I saw a NP who I...
  8. Re: 7th baby you'd think I'd know what to do....

    I was typing with one hand and maybe I came across wrong! I'm sorry if you thought I was trying to get around diagnosing. More I sm envisioning a couple of weeks of pain while trying to figure it...
  9. Re: 7th baby you'd think I'd know what to do....

    I checked out the links and I think I might be dealing with a tongue tie issue. are there ways around it if it is mild? I notice when she cries her tongue is waaaay back there and I cant seem to get...
  10. Re: 7th baby you'd think I'd know what to do....

    Thanks for the encouragement! I think I am getting 5 a day. I will keep better track today and see the exact number!
  11. 7th baby you'd think I'd know what to do....

    I have a 8 day old baby girl (my 7th) and I'm at a loss. Mainly, I am in terrible pain--pinched, cracking nipples. Shooting pains throughout the breast. She seems to latch on fine but when I try to...
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