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    Trying Different Nipples

    DD is 9 weeks and we've been trying to get her to take a bottle since around 5 weeks. Anyway, we're trying different bottles/nipples and I was wondering how long I should try a nipple before...
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    How to use a Sippy Cup

    I was hoping someone could give me some info on using a sippy cup. DD is 9 weeks and has been refusing every attempt at a bottle (we're still in the process of trying different nipples) for the past...
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    Re: Pumping and Oversupply

    I block feed DD so I pump from the unused breast in the morning. I was told to only do this every other day because I get so much (around 6 oz), so I usually just pump Mon, Wed, and Fri. Good luck.
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    HELP-Why won't she suck???

    DH and I have been trying to get DD to take a bottle since about 5 weeks. Still no luck and she is 9 weeks old. I need to go back to work in August and am getting very concerned that she won't eat...
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    Re: New here--and expecting!

    I am also a teacher and am planning on pumping when I get to school (I have a long drive), lunch, and when my kids have a special (music, gym, etc.). Good luck and congratulations.
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    Re: Going Back To Work Soon... Advice

    I pour my expressed milk into an ice cube tray. Each cube is about 1 oz of milk. I bought blue trays at the dollar store (3 for $1) so they aren't confused with the white ones we use for regular...
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    Re: Breast Pumps

    Some insurances will also cover breast pumps.
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    Re: pumping to increase supply

    I just stopped pumping to increase my supply and am glad to say it worked (too well, actually, because now I'm dealing with an oversupply again). Anyway, what worked for me was to put DD in her...
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    Alternatives to Bottle

    I have to go back to work on August 23rd and have been trying to give 9 week old DD a bottle since 6 weeks, with no luck. I am going out to get different bottles today, but I'm wondering what I can...
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    Back to an Oversupply

    I've had a heavy letdown and oversupply since about 2 weeks which is when DD latch became a problem (she pulls back her tongue to stop milk from gagging/choking her). I had been working with an LC...
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    Re: Breastmilk Stains

    I've heard that the pretreater called "Totally Toddler" works. I, too, have problems with breastmilk stains, but I haven't used the spray yet.
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    Re: Help- Not Taking the bottle

    Just a regular sippy cup?
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    Re: Help- Not Taking the bottle

    I posted the website for the breastbottle nurser on the kellymom website and someone said they used it and it was horribly messy and didn't work at all. Another post said she'd heard the same thing....
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    Re: Help- Not Taking the bottle

    DH is supportive of BFing, I just don't think he understands how smart DD is:)
    When he feeds her, I am out of the room (usually at least 5 minutes before). He sits her in the swing and warms up...
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    Help- Not Taking the bottle

    My husband is still trying to give my 7 week old daughter a bottle. She took an ounce from it for the first time last Thursday and hasn't done it again since (he didn't offer on the weekend though)....
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