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  1. Latching and Unlatching at end of each breast?

    I had an oversupply in the beginning, and my baby couldn't possibly finish one breast. Now at 11 weeks, things have settled down, but I have a question. My baby latches on great to the breast, and...
  2. Re: Question about finishing the first breast first

    I had exactly the same issue. In my case it was oversupply, but not overactive letdown. It was a great opportunity for me to increase my freezer stash, to be honest. I hand expressed the other side...
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    Re: Breastfeeding in public

    One thing I have found that really helped me was the type of shirt I was wearing. I always wear a nursing bra and tank (though to be honest, you can pull your boob over the top of most tanks),...
  4. Oversupply, expressing...to keep or toss the milk?

    I have an oversupply problem, which seems to be most problematic at night. I do block feed during the day, and at night, though I am going to increase the time block to 4-6 hours instead of the 2-4 I...
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    Re: Three weeks old still no latch

    Huge hugs to you!! Is the consultant you worked with IBCLC certified? If not (or even if) have you considered a second opinion? It sounds like either she is not super supportive or she doesn't have...
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    Re: Panicked over diaper count....

    Thank you for the advice. Last night, the dam burst, and he released a truly insane amount of stool....Still brownish, but you could see the color starting to change at the end. We had an apt. with...
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    Re: Panicked over diaper count....

    It is still pretty dark. I had a lactation consultant out on Tuesday, and she felt he was feeding well, and his weight before and after a meal, and it was good, but still no poop - since Tuesday at...
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    Panicked over diaper count....

    I have a 5 day old, and am very concerned about his lack of poopy diapers. The first 24 hrs, he had 4 HUGE meconium diapers, but since then, only 1 per 24 hrs. I am BF on demand, usually every...
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    Re: Preparing for a Premie

    Thank you so much for all of your thoughtful responses, I really, really appreciate it. My hospital does have a Kangaroo Care option, but it looks to be limited to 30 min. a day in the beginning and...
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    Preparing for a Premie

    I had a huge shock this week, as I went to my OBGYN to get checked out because of some pressure that I was feeling low in my abdomen, and was told that I was 2cm dialated, and taken immediately to...
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