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    Re: When to introduce cereal, 4 or 6 months?

    This depends on you and your baby, in my opinion!!

    When my first was born, 4 months was the recommendation. He took them willingly at 4 months. I remember anticipating feeding him with a spoon...
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    Highly Arched Palate anyone?

    Does anyone have some good resources, or even better, photos, of highly arched palates? DD still struggles with weight gain unless we supplement her with cereal and formual after every feeding. She...
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    Re: Pumping vs. Breastfeeding

    I pumped for six weeks with my first son. He was in the NICU and then I went back to a job that did not quite fit in with pumping. It is surely easier to BM then Pump. You should keep in mind that...
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    Re: Sleepy 2 mo. old--weight gain issues

    My DD is 3 mos now and has exhibited a pattern of very slow weight gain as well. Her weight has been closely monitored by her Pediatrician for greater than a month now. Just before her 2 mos mark,...
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    Re: My newborn has tongue-tie

    In some cases, it is more painful to get the local anesthetic, than it is to actually do the procedure without one. DD was done in the ped's office with no anesthetic. She never flinched.
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    Re: 2 m/o EBF not gaining weight UPDATE

    Thanks Ladies for all your input and resources offered...they have been quite valuable!


    More updates on Hannah...
    On Friday, I took her in to get weighed. I thought she looked as though she...
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    Re: breastfeeding while mom is ill

    Yes, continue to nurse LO. I have been sick a few times with fever while nursing this baby. I don't think I have ever had this issue before with the boys! It's tough and the main thing is keeping...
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    Re: My newborn has tongue-tie

    My daughter (now 2.5 months old) was tongue-tied and my son (now 18 months was as well). My son's was VERY minor, but it did cause pain for me when latching. His frenulum was so thin, I nearly...
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    Re: 2 m/o EBF not gaining weight UPDATE

    Yet another update on our Hannah's inability to gain weight efficiently.

    She cannot seem to gain more than 1-2 ounces per week. She set a record for herself today with 3 ounces in one week. ...
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    Re: Amount of breast milk per feeding

    It takes me all day to get 6 oz...4-5 pumpings!! You are producing quite a bit!
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    Re: Super sized breasts

    If you are up to a DDD anyone, you might want to check out JMS.com. I have ordered the Goddess Love at first sight wirefree bra, and I am pretty happy with it. I hated nursing bras so BAD, I quit...
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    Re: is this reflux?

    My last one was a major spitter and VERY FUSSY!!! I had a pretty tough time with him, but the Pediatrician also did not want to treat him for reflux. Why? He will grow out of it.

    My current...
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    Re: Need support for mom of colic 6 week old

    I have had three colicky babies so I can relate and feel your pain. My second baby (2000) started this reign of colic in our household, but this was before I knew anything about it. He would WAIL...
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    Re: baby not latching-on

    Mine did this at 2 weeks of age. I still don't know why. She will not take a paci but did get glucose water in the hospital due to low blood sugar, but no bottle since. For 24 hours she would not...
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    Re: Super sized breasts

    I agree with PP. It is a good idea not to have a preset notion of what breastfeeding shoukd look like. I'm a 46DD. This is my 4th baby, and i have always used a regular bed pillow tucked under the...
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    Re: horrific cries...

    My 8 week old daughter has been doing this from the time she was 2 weeks old. Most evenings it would start around 4 PM and go on until 10 PM. Some days it is all day long. My last two boys before...
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    Re: Won't Take Pacifier

    My LO did not seem so interested in paci's as well, but I was all too often acting as her paci. I tried varies pacifiers (Nuk, Mam, Soothie) of varies textures (latex and silicone). We had the best...
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    Re: 9week drowth spurt?

    If it lasts more than a few days, I would consult your Pediatrician. Otherwise, you can experience a growth spurt at any time.
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    Re: really need support

    I was sick with a stomach virus at New Years. Fortunately, I was able to keep things down. It is so very important to keep hydrated when nursing. A few weeks later, I came down with another...
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    Re: Need Support Badly!!!

    Hang in there!! I don't get much of a chance to reply to the posts here because my LO demands I hold her constantly. She has actually settled down for a long nap today...first in a long time!! I...
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    2 m/o EBF not gaining weight UPDATE

    Since our visit to the Doctor with Hannah on Wednesday, quite a bit has happened. Our Pediatricians Office operates an after hours/walk-in clinic, or urgent care clinic. We saw them first on...
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    2 m/o EBF not gaining weight LONG

    Hi, I have just jointed the LLLI forums tonight. I hope to find a local LC for some added support.

    I have been concerned in the back of my mind about the slow weight gain of my 2 month old...
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