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    Re: "clucking" noise?

    yikes.

    does tongue tie dissapear on its own? i noticed that my dd's tongue has a slight indentation at the tip, and she does cluck a bit during nursings but my nipples don't get raw after feedings.
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    Re: Jaundice

    jaundice is pretty common for babies here in Singapore, it's almost a rare exception for a baby not to have it. my dd's jaundice came in at about day 3 and took almost 2 weeks to clear. we placed her...
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    Re: Smelly poop in 3 week old?

    how smelly is smelly? my dd's poop (in large explosive amounts) don't smell too good to me either. i remember reading how bf-ed babies poop tend to smell like adult poo, if i'm not wrong.
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    Re: discouraged

    heyhey, go you! it sound lkike you're doing a gd job so far...happy baby, good weight gain...but i know how you feel; as a first time mummy i was also very concerned about whether my baby was getting...
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    Re: Problems latching on and sleepy baby

    the cradle hold helped me a lot in the beginning stages, because it seems baby was able to get a better latch in that position and she also didn't find it very comfy to fall asleep in. i also burp...
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    Re: evening/night feedings

    they say that the boobs never empty but mine sure feel like it, all limp and flaccid by night time. in the morning they're all full and runneth over and baby gets milk everywhere but by evening,...
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    Re: Horrible Instructions

    did the instructions also say where the ON/OFF button was? :yikes

    whoever wrote it, obviously does not have children.

    mummies should just do what they feel is best for their child. i had a lot...
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    Re: spit up and sleep problem

    from what i understand, spitting up happens becoz babies' stomachs are small , so if you fill it up with water before feeding, wouldn't that fill it up even more?

    this at has more information...
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    Re: BF 101 Question-so confused!

    i let my little muchkin (who is now snoozing on my lap, what a cutie!) finish on one side first, then offer her the other. she can spend anything b/w 10 mins to 50 min nursing/sucking.

    since you...
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    Re: Problems starting at 3 weeks

    growth spurt! sounds exactly like what i was going through, not too long ago. and although you might not see the light at the end of the tunnel right now, we're all going to tell you that it's going...
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    Re: spit up and sleep problem

    my girl likes to spit up a lot too, and it happens mostly if i put her down after feeding. so i try to keep her upright after feeding and that reduces the spitting but it still happens. i've just...
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    Re: Trying nursing for the 1st time

    well, if a first time mummy can nurse, i don't see why a fourth time (!!) mummy can't. in fact i dare say you might hv it easier because as an experienced mum, you already know how to 'run the show'....
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    Re: Finally able to bf

    i had some difficulty nursing on my left side too, but it was because i found it awkward to hold her on that side but it got better as she grew a bit bigger.
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    Re: Constant Leaking

    my baby is 1 month, and i leak quite a fair bit, more on the right than the left, but is enough to soak through my shirt. almost feels like a waste though.
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    baby with a sore throat

    today my baby's voice is kinda throaty and hoarse, so we think it could be a sore throat, we're going to see if it persists and will take her to the GP tomm. i was just wondering, if it is a strep or...
  16. Re: slow weight gain: am i not bf-ing enough?

    thanks for all the support. both me and my hubby are on the 'chubby' side *ahem* but our daughter is so scrawny. just doesn't feel right! lol! but anyways i think i'm doing alright but it's the curse...
  17. slow weight gain: am i not bf-ing enough?

    just got back from her monthly check-up and my girl's only gained about 600 g (20.3 oz) in the first month. according to the PD, it is a bit on the low side. This only served to further reinforce...
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    Re: C-section at 39 Weeks

    i delivered via C-sect at 38 weeks due to breech position, and 2-3 hours later the nurse brought the baby in to be bf-ed. it was quite uncomfortable, with the IV and cathether and i was just...
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    Re: We all love a new position...

    i've been trying this position and we both doze off but i have to remember to prop with lots of pillows because she almost fell off once.

    but the sucking isn't very strong though, compared to an...
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    Re: Comfort sucking: is it bad?

    perhaps it's my mother who needs to be comforted huh? :P she's still going on about me not spoiling her etc, because she's worried that the baby will still be like that when i go back to work in Jan....
  21. Re: Help, I am a human milk factory?? Is this TOO much??

    ok, so i'm not alone in feeling like this! how does anybody get anything done at this rate?
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    Re: Comfort sucking: is it bad?

    aww thanks everybody. i'm a high sch teacher, and IMO there are some 12 yr olds out there who could do with some comfort sucking :P

    but i digress. i guess i should just resign myself to being an...
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    Comfort sucking: is it bad?

    I spent the evening out, and at the insistence of my mum, left the baby at home with her. as expected, the bub wailed her lungs out, and left my mum exasperated. she insists that baby wasn't hungry...
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    Spitting up vs. vomitting

    My baby turns 1 month this weekend! yaay! i've been breastfeeding her lots, but my mum caves in and gives her a bottle occassionally and we also give her water from the bottle to clean her tongue and...
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    Re: Breast Pads - what brand?

    Pigeon brand (disposables) is really popular here, for being more absorbent than the rest, comes with 2 tapes to attach better and is contured to fit the bra cup better.

    it's the only brand i've...
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