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  1. Returning to work, how to get baby to nap with Grandma??

    Hi,
    I didn't really know where to post this but my issue is that I have always had to nurse my son to sleep. He has always been extremely difficult to fall and stay asleep. Now we are in a semi...
  2. Re: Possible to maintain supply with only 1 breastfeed a day

    Thank-you for the replies, they are very reassuring. Yes I would like to continue even if it is just to put my son to sleep as he has never really fallen asleep without nursing except for in the car....
  3. Possible to maintain supply with only 1 breastfeed a day??

    I understand the concept of supply and demand but is it possibly to maintain supply if only BF once a day? I've had a reduced supply from the start because of a breast reduction and have been...
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    Re: The best way to supplement

    Sorry I should of mentioned that since I dialed back in the formula he nursed a lot more. Yesterday he nursed 11 times for a total of 4 hours (I have an app). He goes on the breast to suck for...
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    Re: The best way to supplement

    So today has gone ok.... Definitely had less formula and nursed a ton.... Two questions I only pumped a measly 1.5 oz because I think he drank it all... Is it ok to skip some pump sessions since I...
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    Re: The best way to supplement

    Oh and BTW the first feed was all BM because I used the expressed stuff for the bottle and next feed I will also used EBM so that will be all BM too!
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    Re: The best way to supplement

    So far today is going good! After the 4 am feed he took 2.5 oz like I said and then slept till 9 I was shocked. At 9 he breast fed again and took another 2.5 oz. At 1200 he took 3 oz after the...
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    Re: The best way to supplement

    I would love to exclusively breast feed all his feeds but I konw that is not realistic. I will breast feed partial at all his feeds now but it would be nice if I could at least get one feed a day...
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    Re: The best way to supplement

    Hi,
    Thanks for the responses.

    I am pumping 5-7 times a day and yes getting about 6 oz combined for the whole day. I am also nursing 5-7 times a day as well but baby always falls asleep at the...
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    The best way to supplement

    Hi,
    After a rocky 6 weeks baby will latch and suck and drink :) however I know I do not have the milk supply to come close to what he needs. I had breast reduction surgery and can only pump about 6...
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    Re: Finally got baby to latch

    Darn it I just wrote a long reply and then lost it.... Basically baby is doing much better at latching now today. I dont think he was screaming because he was frantically hungry but rather he was...
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    Re: Pumping after Breast Reduction

    You were so right... after going to a BF clinic yesterday baby finally latched!!! Im so excited! I posted now in the feeding your 1-3 month old with some more questions but I just wanted to say thank...
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    Finally got baby to latch

    HI there,
    I have posted a few times with my troubles about low milk supply and getting baby to latch. I had a reduction in the past and also have flat nipples. Have gotten some great advice here...
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    Re: Pumping after Breast Reduction

    Hi,
    Trying without the shield but it just leads to a very unhappy baby. I think my nipples are very flat and baby just cant get a latch - yes have tried sandwich technique.. Tried after pumping when...
  15. Re: When to give exPressed breast milk

    Hi, yes we are nursing but I have only ever got him to latch on my flat nipples with a breast shield. with the shield he will latch and suck for 10 minutes or more until he gets mad because there is...
  16. When to give exPressed breast milk

    Hi, I've has a breast reduction in the past so have a low milk supply. I am pumping between 3-4 oz a day. Just wondering if anyone has any thoughts about when I should feed the breast milk to my...
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    Re: Pumping after Breast Reduction

    Thanks for your reply and the resources. I cannot get baby to latch on to my nipple without the shield. Without the shield he will latch for a matter of seconds and then go off the nipple. At least...
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    Pumping after Breast Reduction

    Hi there, Just wondering if anyone has any thoughts..
    I had a breast reduction about 8 years ago and have had my first baby who will be 4 weeks old soon. I also have flat nipples adding to the...
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