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    Re: 1 boob real BIG!!!!

    During a thrush outbreak, any pump parts that touch your milk should be boiled in hot water daily to prevent reinfection. The same is true of all bottles, bottle nipples, and pacifiers. Also remember...
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    Re: Would it be safe?

    Hi :hello,

    What is her typical diaper output at this point? How often is she breastfeeding? Is she simply a slower gainer, or is her doctor still considering her FTT?

    What was the LC's...
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    Re: Breastflow or Adiri?

    Hi :hello,

    I'm glad you found this forum. There have been many successful relactating mothers posting here, and I'm sure some of them will share their experiences with you. In the meantime, try...
  4. Re: Is it too late to increase supply? Don't want to FF

    That's wonderful news!!:clap

    Thanks for sharing!!

    :DTiana
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    Re: One Year old Today!

    Woo-hoo!! :cheer :clap
  6. Re: Is it too late to increase supply? Don't want to FF

    Have you seen this link?: www.llli.org/FAQ/pumpwork.html . Many mothers find it helpful.

    Also, have you been to www.BFAR.org? It is a website specifically for women who are breastfeeding after...
  7. Re: Baby won't take one side and now milk is drying up. Help!!

    :hug to you.

    It may comfort you to know that many mothers, for whatever reason, are able to fully breastfeed their babies using only one side. That being said, it sounds like your little one may...
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    Re: Adoptive Breastfeeding - New Member

    Hello :hello and :welcome,

    Congratulations on your upcoming adoption!:D

    Yes, it is possible to induce lactation without using bcp's. They do speed up the process, though. Take a look at...
  9. Re: ...or as long as beneficial to both mom and child

    He may be referring to a common misconception that children who are breastfed beyond one year are too clingy or dependent upon their mothers. If you think about it, though, most young children are...
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    Re: Depo-Provera birth control question

    Hi:hello,

    Many moms find that any hormonal contraceptives, including Depo-Provera, have a negative impact on their milk supplies. Of course, every woman's body is different, but the possibility is...
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    Re: need some help

    :hug to you.

    Many mothers find that taking a nursing vacation can be very helpful in this kind of situation. This is when you take a few days off, bring your baby to bed with you, and do little...
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    Re: SNS Question

    Hi :hello and :welcome,

    There are several ladies on this board who have successfully used the SNS while relactating. I'm sure some of them will share their experiences with you. In the meantime,...
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    Re: Domperidone and hypothyroidism?

    Hi :hello and :welcome,

    This would be a question for your health care provider. You might be interested to know that undertreated hypothyroidism can lead to low milk supply, so it is a good idea...
  14. Re: relactating one breast, lower supply in other...

    Moving this thread to Relactation and Induced Lactation for more replies.

    Have you spoken to your health care provider about the retained placenta possibility?
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    Re: Wanted to share relactation success

    That's wonderful news, Laura!:clap

    Thanks for sharing your story!!

    :cheer Tiana
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    Re: How much should I have?

    :hug

    You can't spoil a baby by holding or nursing too much: http://www.llli.org/FAQ/spoil.html

    Different babies have different personalities. Some are more "high need" than others. Some have a...
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    Re: how do you reduce your supply?

    Hi :hello,

    When you pump, are you pumping both breasts at the same time? Many moms find that pumping only one breast at a time will decrease milk supply.

    Shorter, more frequent feedings may...
  18. Re: Is it too late to try increasing my supply?

    You may wish to post your question in the Relactation/Induced Lactation forum. The ladies over there know quite a bit about reducing/eliminating supplements, even with older babies.

    Also, here is...
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    Re: How much should I have?

    :ita Two ounces is wonderful pump output for a mother with a 3 week old baby. There is nothing wrong with you.:hug

    Tiny babies have tiny tummies--about the size of their little fist. Therefore,...
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    Re: Breast reduction-supplements?

    You're welcome!:gvibes
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    Re: Breast reduction-supplements?

    Hi :hello,

    Congratuations on your pregnancy!!

    I think you will find this website to be extremely helpful: www.bfar.org .

    It was started by Diana West, the author of the LLLI published book,...
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    Re: Pumping during the first six weeks

    This link from Kellymom.com may be a help to you: http://www.kellymom.com/bf/pumping/milkcalc.html

    Often, child care providers overfeed breastfed babies. This is quite easy to do, because young...
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    Re: Pump Dry, then Block Feed?

    I read the article recently myself. While I would not recommend this to all mothers dealing with oversupply, it may help some. The key is that you only pump to drain both breasts on day #1. This...
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    Re: Can help a new mom out

    Hello :hello and :welcome,

    I am sorry to hear that you and your little one are having such a hard time. Do you have a local LLL leader whom you could call?

    You mentioned that your baby is...
  25. Temas: FTT Update

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    Re: FTT Update

    Hi :hello,

    I'm glad to hear that things are going better for you and your little one. Please continue to keep us posted!

    I would echo a couple of things that previous posters have stated. As...
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