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    Re: LO giving me mixed cues

    DD is just over 6 months and we started practicing with solids. She makes that face and it is the cutest thing ever. :)

    She likes watermelon and sucks on that for awhile. She will eat tiny pieces...
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    Re: I'm going to kill my husband...

    I know it is hard. But really formula isnt the end of the world. In hospitals they give formula to preemies in the NICU and they end up fine. There will be zero long term issues for you or your baby....
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    Re: frustrated

    our LO is 4 weeks old. We did exclusively formula and a bit of pumped BM because she was in the nicu for about 9 days. She didnt have any problems BF though when we got her home. Sometimes my wife...
  4. Re: transition from bottle to breast not working

    That about sums it up for us as well. First week in nicu, bottlefed exclusively. For the first two weeks dw could only pump about 15 ml's or so. LO also falls asleep pretty quickly. This is what we...
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    Re: Pumping without removing milk

    What pump are you using? We used the medela symphony (hostpital grade) during the first week at the hospital then we rented one for the next two weeks. We have now switched over to the medela pump in...
  6. Re: Is breastfeeding on demand really necessary or are there are other options?

    we are in our fourth week. What we have found is that baby falls asleep while eating after 10 minutes or so. If we just let her sleep then she wants to eat every 1.5 hours (measured by the time...
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    Re: How do you breastfeed while sleeping?

    We are pretty flexible. We have had LO sleep in the bed periodically. But for the most part I put her in the bassinet which is next to me on my side of the bed. I basically get her out, position her...
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    How do you breastfeed while sleeping?

    My wife is exhausted and so in the middle of the night to keep LO off formula as much as possible, Im feeding of DW's breasts while DW is still asleep. However DW isnt always in the most convenient...
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    Re: Not enough Milk

    We are also at two weeks, here are a couple of things I have learned from the forums.

    DW will feed for 10 minutes and LO will completely zonk out. We put her down and 10 minutes later she will...
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    Re: color of poop

    The longest we have been without a poop is 4 hours. DW got worried and I told her not to worry, but to expect a blowout on the next one. Sure enough the next one was the biggest poop ever.
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    Re: color of poop

    LO is in her 3rd week. We used to have bright yellow seedy poop. But lately we have been getting more of a greenish smear. Poop can be as often as this:

    Clean poop, feed, clean poop, feed some...
  12. Re: Big baby getting hungry-is it ok to give formula only for first 3 days?

    Our LO was born 17 days ago. She spent the first 8 days in the NICU and was fed almost exclusively from a bottle and mostly formula as my wife wasnt able to pump enough for a meal. at 17 days most...
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    Re: Nervous about Co-sleeping!!

    we are only 17 days into it but are co sleeping some as LO just gets into a mood where she will only sleep if she is with mom (dad doesnt count). Right now she is sleeping in the bassinet so we are...
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    Re: Help -- Nipple Creasing

    Hi concerned dad, I dont have any advice, but from one new dad to another hi!. Our daughter was born 17 days ago and Im doing the best I can to support my wife and new daughter as well.
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    Re: BF Diet?!?!

    I hope you misunderstood what your doctors were saying, because your body produces lactose. Here is a link:

    http://www.kidsnutrition.org/consumer/nyc/volsu-99.htm
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