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  1. Temas: Two questions

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    Re: Two questions

    Sounds like you're doing everything right :) With my LO, I would not give her lunch (solids) until she breast fed about a half an hour before lunch (to maintain my supply). So lunch time was a bit...
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    Re: What are your lo's eating???

    Great thread :)

    How old?
    10 months 1 week 3 days

    When did you start?
    5 months 1 week (approx). I gave her small helpings of rice cereal, but it was not a consistant thing (every other few...
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    Re: Getting water in her ears when bathing?

    I bought my bath meshy support thing at zellers ($5 cdn), I also saw them at Walmart. I tried finding a picture, and this is the closest I could find:
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    Re: Husband wants me to wean 21 mth old

    I have no advice here, I just wanted you to know that your story touched my heart, and I hope it will all be sorted out with happy results. I'm sure other Mum's will come along to give you some great...
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    Re: Getting water in her ears when bathing?

    Here is another thread on that topic, although the initial question was about showering with baby, there are some good bath tips too :) http://forums.llli.org/showthread.php?t=10960

    I think it's...
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    Re: Getting water in her ears when bathing?

    Dr. Greene says water in the ears doesn't cause infection: http://www.drgreene.com/21_750.html

    When my DD was younger I had her laying in one of those mesh cloth things over a wire, I don't know...
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    Re: About to start Solids - Excited! Need Advice!

    (1) Tee Hee, I can understand your excitment :) I started my DD on rice cereal too, Heinz. I chose to do this because the chances of baby having an allergic reaction is minimal.
    (2) No, it probably...
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    Re: Help: Freaking out...blood in stool!

    home executive: Those were very helpful pictures, I've never seen that before. My LO has had a little mucousy bloody poop in her stool after she ate green beans! I probably wouldn't have worried so...
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    Re: Baby gaining too much weight?

    I know how you feel with that.. my Mother-in-Law was the worst about it. That was almost 15 years ago, so I was young and it upset me quite a bit. She would comment "you feed him too much, he's going...
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    Re: Baby gaining too much weight?

    I think it's ok, like PP said I don't see how you can over feed a nursing baby. My son was born at 7lbs 15oz and left the hospital at 7lbs 10oz. He became a big boy! and was BF up until 6 months...
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    Re: Feeding while lying down - help?

    I found some images below, however it's definately your preference how you do it, and your favorite side to lay down may determine which side you'll feed baby. My DD lays on a normal pillow to raise...
  12. Re: How do you get any housework accompolished when feeding on demand?

    I'm not so lucky to have my husband cook and clean (he's the messiest in our house :(). He's helpful but in other ways.. definately not housework. My 14 year old son helps more, but there's only so...
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    Re: Grrr... not enough milk?

    I had this problem with my DD around that age. All of a sudden she was fussy at the breast, and too busy with everything else, and ignoring my right breast more than usual. LOL.. I corrected this by...
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    Re: Starting Solids & Development

    Doctors are great, however if it's not something critical, you know best. They don't live with your baby.. you do. About speech problems, that reminds me, my doc wanted me to stop getting things for...
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    Re: Starting Solids & Development

    I don't know :( Everyone says, including my ped, that solids should start at 6 months and sometimes 5 months if the baby is ready. Why, they say some babies who start solids too early are prone to...
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    Re: Breastfeeding and smoking

    What a wonderful suggestion Kelly Ann... there's no one better in the world who understands more than another Mum. :)
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    Re: night nursing more frequently!!

    Same with me.. lately my DD which is 7 months has started to wake more often than normal, however I see two bottom teeth peeking out. I think she's hurting and nursing soothes her. Some nights when...
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    Re: TIRED?! Is it because of breastfeeding?

    My DD is 7 months and I still feel the relaxation and sometimes sleepy effects of BF. Sometimes I give in and fall asleep :) However fezzik812 is right, your body has gone through alot... relax and...
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    Re: When to burp baby? During or after feeding?

    With my DD burping came naturally after she fed, however sometimes you can tell when it seems baby starts to lazy suck as if she is full, but wants more.. a little hard to explain, but that was my...
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    Re: Question about building milk supply?

    I think the natural way is to let him suck anytime he wants. You could even try breast compression as well (squeezing your breast while he nurses). He may seem like he is sucking endlessly but that...
  21. Re: What is true Co-sleeping, and what pros or cons?

    I think it's great that you have baby beside you, and worry that you are a heavy sleeper. I also co-sleep with my daughter, but it's because I know I'm not an extremely heavy sleeper. I slept with...
  22. Temas: drool rash

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    Re: drool rash

    Try vaseline, weird as that sounds, it works.
  23. Re: HELP! Finger sucking to quiet baby was a mistake?

    How does Ian hold the baby when she sucks his finger? Perhaps Mummy can imitate what he is doing starting with her finger than as the baby becomes content.. switching to her breast (same as...
  24. Temas: At 9 weeks..

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    Re: At 9 weeks..

    Glad to hear another Mum say that. We're not all perfect.
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    Re: acronym question

    Wow that's huge :) Great list
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