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    Re: Pumping vs. Breastfeeding

    I heartily agree with the mom quoted below. My DD refuses to breastfeed and I've been pumping for 9 months. Keep her at the breast while you have the opportunity. Pumping is a lot of work and not...
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    Re: Adding rice cereal to EBM?

    I'd get a second opinion or ask your pediatrician if there are other alternatives.
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    Re: Recurrent plugged ducts

    Well, It's happened again and wores than ever. I was in excruciatuing pain this morning and early afternoon. I took lecithin, a short nap (til dd woke up) and used a moist hot compress and gratefully...
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    Re: Refuses to latch on

    Thanks. My dd latches on for a couple of minutes twice last week but hasn't been interesed since. I have some hope that she may be working herself up to breastfeeding. She is 4 months adjusted now. I...
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    Re: Recurrent plugged ducts

    Sometimes it happens after I get less than usual amount of milk from one side. The thing is, I usually get less from the left side so it is hard to tell if the volume is dangerously low and I should...
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    Re: Horn size?

    I would try the larger size horn and a little olive oil or lanolin rubbed inside the horn for lube. I also get more milk from one side than the other with the pump. make sure the pressure from each...
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    Re: How long do I pump?

    I am also exclusively pumping (for 6 months) and trying to keep up with my dd's appetite. Some things I am trying is eating a bowl of oatmeal daily, warm compresses, applying gentle pressure to the...
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    Refuses to latch on

    I am about to give up compeltely on BF. My dd refuses to take the breast. She was born 9 weeks early and spent 8 weeks in the NICU. She was also IUGR. She is now 15 weeks adjusted age. She is my...
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    Recurrent plugged ducts

    I pump exclusively for my dd who was born 9 weeks early and won't nurse. About once a week I get a pluggled duct in either breast. I pump about every 2.5-3 hours for about 25 mins because this is...
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