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  1. Re: Taking expressed breast milk better than breast

    Is your milk letting down fast enough? I mean, they don't have to work as hard with a bottle then they do with the breast. Usually at 6 weeks they go threw a growth spurt and your body needs to...
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    Re: Period Already????

    I just got mine about 5 days ago and she is going to be 12 weeks wed.

    At least I'm not cramping, thank God for that.
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    Re: What Would You Do?

    I went through that for a week and a half and it was so difficult for me. I would encourage you to always start on the difficult side, because then it will build it up again. Try different positions...
  4. Re: Reflux/squirming at feeds and fussy to burp

    From my expirence, we diagnosed my dd with reflux at 3 weeks but she hasn't had any meds. She never spit up, but you could hear it almost 2 hours after eating. Be consistent to burp him...she will go...
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    Re: Fever?

    my thoughts about the weakness and fever is that you have mastitis or a breast infection. I would call your OB about this because I waited three days with a fever of 103-104 before I called.

    If...
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    Re: Should I stop her?

    I know it may seem tough but it's prolly best for her. I would get so irritated because it seemed by the time my dd was done, it was almost time for the next. Even through the night, I would go in...
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    Re: Need some advice with BF.

    No, they aren't and actually today was the first time I felt my milk let down on my right side. And she was on it for about 5 minutes

    If I don't catch her when she is half asleep she just arches...
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    Re: Need some advice with BF.

    I know is that my nipple is more tough on the left side because of a crack that healed and she prefers it more because it must be easier to latch on to. That is the only thing I can think of.
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    Re: Sleeping through the night

    Have you tried propping her mattress up when she sleeps instead of putting her in the swing?
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    Re: Need some advice with BF.

    She hasn't had any vaccines lately and the only thing I have noticed was a slight cough now and then but she went to the dr. yesterday for a well baby checkup and he said she looked great.

    We had...
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    Need some advice with BF.

    Hello everyone! My name is Elisabeth and I have been on this site for a couple weeks now, offering some advice when I can. My dd was 8 weeks on Wed. She is growing like crazy! She eats every 3 hours,...
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    Re: Continually attaching, detaching

    Which side is she having the problem on? Is there anything that could have handled a huge upset in her lo's system?

    I know that mine is really sensitive to being handled by different people or...
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    Re: Cracked / bleeding

    I am so proud of you for sticking with it! Don't give up, whatever you do.

    I dealt with the same thing, and it will get easier. I honestly think that if someone told me it was going to hurt as bad...
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    Re: Engorgement questions

    my suggestion would be to express enough manually after he eats just to make sure they don't feel as engorged. I was in so much pain when my milk first came in, I would just cry because they hurt so...
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    Re: New Mommy needing advice/encouragement

    Your lo is just one day older then mine!

    I must admit, if I didn't live with my mom, I would have quit bf within a week of coming home, then two weeks after that...etc. She has been such a great...
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    Re: frustrated

    I have a 4 week old and what I have learned so far about her crying when you lay her down after she falls asleep is that she either hasn't burped enough (she burps alot) or it's gas. I know I go...
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