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    Re: Thrush = Constant Clogged Ducts?

    Drew's in need of a nap, so forgive me for this quick response lol

    First off, I feel your pain... did the bleb thing for so long I thought nursing wouldn't last... Drew is gonna be a year on Sat...
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    Re: HELP - Getting aggitated on the breast...

    Sounds like what Drew did in the beginning of every growth spurt he had. He nursed so well we ended up with an oversupply by the time he was 3 months! If you have larger breasts, it really helps to...
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    Re: My mom hurt my feelings

    I truely believe that the ONLY reason I did not have this problem with my family is because we are a "nursing" family. My mother, her mother, my aunt, my mother-in-law, my sister-in-law and even my...
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    Re: Told to wean now by pediatrician

    The biggest problem here is that EVERYONE forgets the key point that while these people have medical degrees in their appropriate fields, these things are NOT taught unless they want to seek out the...
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    Re: We didn't wait...

    Absolutely do what's best for your baby! From what you described, it's everything I used to choose Drew was ready! I personally used the 6 months thing as a .. yay I can be lazy and just bf a few...
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    Re: Feeding Water????

    Let's first discuss the medical profession. Did you know there are no laws or rules that tells a doctor they have to pratice or do things a certain way? Imagine that person who confronted you in a...
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    Re: Part-time Baby Led Solids?

    I would be more worried about what your baby can handle than how the grammies feel about what you choose to have them feed your baby. I can say that at 10 months old, I'm still very leary about what...
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    Re: I am so sad!

    As you should be sad! This is your support network... well, supposed to be. I was lucky enough to remove friends like this from my life by the time I was 25. My two best friends, while we might not...
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    Re: Sore Nipples - Question

    I can sympathize with you as well!! My problem is that I was getting milk blisters that were so small the regular eye couldn't catch it. Then 1-2 weeks after painful nursing, cracked nipples, etc, a...
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    Re: BFIP newspaper article......

    If anyone becomes angered at me or wants to debate my opinion, please don't be a tailgater!! lol I'm stating a view that I think any person should consider on any topic of sensitivity in this world....
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    Re: Advice

    For as beautiful, in all ways, that it is to nurse a baby, you HAVE to remember that only those who think like we do truely praise it and see it in all of it's glory. (Not even a judge in court that...
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    Re: Painful Letdown

    Drew is 8 months old and if I get full enough the let down can be intense. It was painful in the first few months will the ever changing milk supply. I don't care what ya think... the milk supply...
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    Re: How do I know he has enough?

    I'm gonna agree with Lynette on the technical " how do you know" and hopefully I can simply give you comfort in knowing that sometimes they go through these types of stages as well! I would stop...
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    Re: trouble feeding 3 weeks newborn

    Then you have sleepy lil ones like Drew who likes his sleep and sometimes wants to hang out at the breast all day or get down to business and be done in 5 min. When anything changes from teething to...
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    Re: Will Thrush Go Away Naturally?

    No it will not go away on it's own! Yeast is more like a fungus. Sounds to me like you should treat this from another persepctive... Have you been treated? Are you treating both of you faithfully? Do...
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    Re: yet another poop question

    OMG I can answer your question... So normal that I could've written that post! Whole story the exact same, even the over supply. It's just the gassiness and even non gassy babies will do that as...
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    Re: frequent clogged ducts

    I had an oversupply problem and had them frequently myself. Milk blisters, too! I wonder if it's from the fluctuating amounts of milk from your baby's changes. I have a similar story to yours in...
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    Re: Thick Curds in Milk

    I don't know anything about the curds, but I had latching problems with Drew and I had to pump for him in the first few days or he wouldn't nurse at all. I eventually found a soft silicone nipple...
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    Re: You know you're a nursing Mommy when...

    Ok add me to this one, too... a million times! LOL Hell, sometimes a cloth diaper was just perfect!! lol
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    Re: You know you're a nursing Mommy when...

    Sending love to mah hoodie wearin, superassbaggy t-shirt wearing Mama's out there!! LOL You got me on this one!
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    Re: Frustrated and need support please

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    Reading all of this reminded me of how tough nursing Drew was at first. We had a rough start with latching, but once he got it right we nursed every 45 min. He liked to nurse/sleep as...
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    Re: Water with meals

    Drew doesn't take a bottle at all, so sippy cups were so interesting to him! When he eats enough and I know he's not gonna nurse, or maybe his teeth are bothering him, I'll give him a tiny bit of...
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    Re: How often should I feed solids?

    My doc says breast milk has everything they need for the first year. Anything else is a plus. He told me it's more about learning to eat, from taste, textures, learning to chew, etc. And that the...
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    Re: Shamed by sitter regarding solids

    Oh no... the Iron pushers..... ( insert many cuss words here!)

    After my c-section, I was told I needed Iron suppliments. I took half what they told me to and both the baby and I were painfully...
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    Re: spoiled???????

    Drew is in my lap as we speak... 7 months old :) Now that he's mobile he entertains himself a lot more, but I'm nursing him like a native woman just to get a few min to respond! lol Just enjoy it...
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