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    Re: Breastfeeding and Blood in Stools

    It is possible your baby is suffering from reflux. This can cause bleeding from the lining of the esophagus. Does your baby spit up frequently? If not, he could still have silent reflux (the acid and...
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    What's the real scoop on solids?

    I love my ped because she says wait until 6 months to start solids, and she did not freak out that my dd was only 14 lbs 3 oz at her 6 month checkup. She said it is just in her genes to be tiny since...
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    Re: What is really going on

    Don't feel rude--you should have been me a couple of months ago when dd was on a long nursing strike and dh would come home to find all of us (ds, dd, and me) crying. I was sooo rude to him. I KNOW...
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    Re: How to pump???

    I also pump about one hour after dd goes to bed, although I get very little this time of day. If I am going out the next night and need milk quick, I will also pump about 20-30 minutes after she goes...
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    Re: The Screaming..

    I just posted about this on another thread...

    Dd (6 months) has had reflux since birth. Started on Zantac, which is very weight-sensitive, and soon outgrew the max dose. Refused to eat for 5 weeks...
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    Re: 7 month old not eating solids or sleeping

    I just reread my post and remembered that my son did eat the purees fairly well in the beginning, then completely refused baby food at about 9-10 months. It is hard to remember everything! But I...
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    Re: 7 month old not eating solids or sleeping

    I also love the side lying position. When dd was on a nursing strike I would just let her eat all night because that was the only time she would eat. Dh would leave for work at 5:30 am and later he'd...
  8. Re: What should stools look like after starting solids?

    Can I give meat to a six month old? If so, how do I give her turkey, for example? Do I have to put it in a blender and add water or milk? I was hoping to wait on the meats until 9 months or so. I...
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    Re: Still doesnt have enough neck support

    Yes, dd is on Prevacid. She started out on Zantac, which is VERY dependent on their weight. If they are not taking enough for their weight, it will not work at all. So the ped had to increase her...
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    Re: Sleeping through the night now!

    luke's mom, my son did not sleep thru until he weaned at age 2. But our daughter has slept thru from the beginning (about 4 hrs at birth, then gradually up to 8 hrs at 6 wks). We co-sleep most of the...
  11. What should stools look like after starting solids?

    We started our daughter, six months, on solids this past week. We did 3 days of whole grain oatmeal. She loved it, and by the 3rd day was up to a whole tablespoon. I was hesitant to give such a young...
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    Re: Still doesnt have enough neck support

    Can you post more details about him "not eating properly"? Maybe we can help.

    This thread caught my eye because my daughter has pretty bad reflux and was not eating well or gaining weight for a...
  13. Re: Lazy/sleepy 5 week old still won't nurse, help!

    My son was also jaundiced. He was sleepy for about 6-7 wks and then bam! No more sleep for any of us!

    My friend's baby had a fever at birth and was given IV antibiotics and bottles in the NICU....
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    Re: Help producing MILK!!!!!!

    I know you said you do not want to take any herbal medications so please disregard my post if you want. But I have to share my experience with fenugreek because I am amazed that it works so well....
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    Re: Eating for4 hrs straight??

    Ah, all the sleepless nights of sitting up in the rocking chair with my son, trying to get him to go back into his crib. However, with my daughter I have not had one bad night's sleep, even though...
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