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    Re: Pressure to quit?

    Congrats! I know you will do just fine second time around! :hug
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    Re: Pressure to quit?

    I get the same weird looks and questions as to why I'm creating so much work for myself. I tell them while it may seem like a lot of work it is not to me. I enjoy knowing that I am giving my daughter...
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    Re: Down to Three Ducts on Left???

    Pumping can cause calluses on your nipples that could cause the 'streams' to be a little blocked. Do you have little white bumps on the very tip of your nipple? If so, you may have some calluses....
  4. Re: I slept through the night...now what??

    If you sleep through the night every once and ahwile your supply will not be affected. It is when you continue to do so and your body gets the signal that less milk is needed.

    My lo sleeps 12...
  5. Re: I slept through the night...now what??

    I just started sleeping through the night for no more than 8 hours and I have seen a large dip in my supply. I used to get 35oz a day and now i get 26-30. :cry I am barely keeping up with my lo right...
  6. Re: Calling all Exclusive pumpers - how long did you last?

    How are all the EPR's doing out there? I had my annual today and my Dr. was super impressed that I had been pumping for almost 6 months.

    On another note, I have had a supply dip recently and I...
  7. Re: Officially diagnosed with low milk supply

    Good for you working so hard to give her what you can! You are a great mama and keep up the great work. I admire women like you who keep going even with the tough get going! :hug
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    Re: do you shake your milk?

    I swirl my bottles and then I give them ONE gentle shake.
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    Re: Tried all I can try...:(

    You are a great mama...as PPs said any bm is GOOD bm! :-)
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    Re: Hopsital Grade Pump

    Hi Angie,

    When I wanted to increase my supply, I rented the Symphony for 2 months. I saw a slight increase over my output from my PISA. However, the biggest difference I noticed was that the...
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    Re: Co Worker Delivers at 7 months

    Wal-Mart also sells preemie clothes
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    Re: Help, I lost it, need help now

    Please by no means think that you are failing! You are doing what you can...and you are doing an amazing job! :hug:hug:hug

    Remember, like pp's said, it is okay to give the baby formula right now...
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    Re: Tubing for Medela PIS

    Always let them dry. I am also a moldy tube victim! :yikes
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    Re: Help - pain and bleeding while pumping

    Hi Jen,

    I exc. pump and had a lot of trouble, including blisters. I found a great product by gerber called Moisturizing Balm. I put it on and it reduces the friction. I then put lanolin on twice a...
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    Re: I'm quitting my job

    I quit my job in Jan...and let me tell you it was the best decision I have ever made...

    My husband and I saved up quite well for my maternity leave and we did not end up using any of it so we have...
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    Sour milk...and baby's reaction...

    Okay, I have excess Lipase I am pretty sure. Since I have exc. pumped since my daughter was born she has never minded the taste...but my question is how would I notice if it was bad milk and not just...
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    Sticky: Re: Scalding breastmilk due to excessive Lipase

    I have four sets and let me tell you although it was expensive and a pain in the butt to clean it really kept my mind reassured that I was not contaminating the milk since I was using clean stuff...
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    Re: One glass of wine...?

    I am afraid of falling asleep too...I have not had any type of alchohol in over 16months!!! I think I might pass out at the dinner table...:drop
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    Re: One glass of wine...?

    After reading some of the information, it stated that there may be a decrease in milk? Has anyone seen a decrease and/or is it permanent?
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    Re: One glass of wine...?

    Thank you everyone! I don't feel so bad now for having the 'craving'! :lol

    These are some great, and very helpful, links!
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    One glass of wine...?

    Please do not think I am a horrible mom...but is one glass of wine okay? My husband and I's 5 year anniversary is coming up and I would like to have one glass of wine...is it okay?
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    Re: Replacement parts for pump?

    Like pp said Babies R us has them and some Super Targets do too.
  23. Re: Birth control pills decreased my supply- now what???

    What kind of pills did he put you on? You should only be taking the mini-pill until your LO is atleast 6 months old.

    I take micronor and I actually saw a bit of an increase with my supply after...
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    Re: solids vs. formula -- long

    Sorry, not much advice as my lo is only 4 1/2 months old...but major kudos to you! :clap
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    Re: Dry cough

    I purchased a warm steam vaporizer when I had mine that had a medicine well in it. I just added water and some vicks to the medicine well and turned it on at night while I was in the room; it helped...
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