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  1. I'm in a lot of pain here, stopped pumping after 15 1/2 mos - help!

    I have been exclusively pumping for 15 1/2 mos since DD was born. I have been decreasing my pump sessions over the course of 3 mos (from 8 - 15 min pumps down to one - 30 minute pump). Over the...
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    is my baby pooping? - that'd be a big YES!!!!

    She averages 8-11 wets & 6-9 soiled (and yes, regularly between 1-4am).

    Is this indicative of something?

    DD is 3wk 3d, and I assume in the 3wk growth spurt the last 6 days - as her daily intake...
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    also worried about supply now

    Thanks for the responses.

    From pure exhaustion, DD's reaction, and a death in the family this past week - she's been getting more EBM than Bf . I've been using the breast shields for BF (DD is...
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    multiple ?? (eating/drinking/sore nips)

    DH's birthday is Saturday. I haven't had a drink in 10 mos...would a glass of wine or 2 be OK? Should I pump/dump, and if so, after how long?

    I've also had a yearning for buffalo wings and...
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    can you hear my sigh of relief?!!!?

    this is exactly the kind of concrete info I've been researching all day!!! Thank you thank you thank you!!!

    I guess since I'm a new Mommy I just want to do everything right, and I don't want to...
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    also forgot to clarify...

    that what I pumped while I had the fever was still good, also. My understanding is that my antibodies while sick will only help DD.

    I *hate* to dump anymore than is really needed. :eek:
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    Re: how long to dump after taking aspirin?

    Thanks for the links. I was concerned since I read on safefetus.com (and the kellymom site) after I took the aspirin, that it wasn't approved and could cause DD Reye's syndrome.

    That's why I...
  8. how long to dump after taking aspirin before it's safe again?

    I had a fever on Sunday, and took 1 81mg aspirin before I realized I should check if it was safe first.

    Then I read aspirin is a big problem, so I've dumped everything I pumped since taking it...
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    how long to dump after taking aspirin?

    I had a fever on Sunday, and took 1 81mg aspirin before I realized I should check if it was safe first.

    Then I read aspirin is a big problem, so I've dumped everything I pumped since taking it...
  10. Re: newborn BF and pumping issues - please explain best ways, supply/demand

    Beth,

    Thanks for the help and words of encouragement. It all seems so hard at times, but then sometimes it works and I try to keep hope this will work! :) Ultimately, I want to make sure DD is...
  11. Re: newborn BF and pumping issues - please explain best ways, supply/demand

    DD keeps her tongue on the roof of her mouth, and we do sucking exercises as instructed by the LC (put pinky finger pad side up, slowly pull it out which makes her suck it back in). The LC did...
  12. newborn BF and pumping issues - please explain best ways, supply/demand

    I gave birth 2 weeks ago. DD will only take the breast with a breast shield (after 6 appts w/ LC in hospital). We initally did the finger feed method to prevent starting the bottle the first 8...
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