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    Re: PPD Drugs & Nursing

    http://www.psychosomaticmedicine.org/cgi/content/full/62/5/633

    When I was going through postpartum issues (exacerbated by postpartum thyroiditis & masked by drug- induced psychosis) I found...
  2. Re: Going to sleep without nursing/Refusing to drink milk

    Don't expect that to change for a long time. Usually the night nursing is the last to go, even up to natural child-led weaning ages like 3, 4, or later.

    If you haven't ever coslept, I find that an...
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    Re: Weaning to Take Medication

    You can also go to the website www.thebirthden.com/Newman.html and email Dr. Jack Newman with your medicine questions. He usually writes back instantaneously.

    As for sudden weaning, I have heard...
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    Re: Nipple recommendations for feeding EBM

    Are you going back and forth between breast and bottle? I am confused. What was that you said about weaning?
    It's important when you are working and pumping to continue nursing whenever you and the...
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    Re: Weight gain issues at 9 months

    Getting a cold can affect his appetite, and if he is sick a lot he has to use extra energy to fight infections so that could burn up more calories.

    If you watch for his cues, unless something is...
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    Re: PPD Drugs & Nursing

    One of the effects of antidepressants is insomnia. This could explain the insomnia in your son. Also what it really is is REM sleep deprivation, which is really nasty.

    The fact that your ped. said...
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    Re: PPD Drugs & Nursing

    P.S. I got the same message from the docs when I was on Zoloft - that the only side effects to the baby would be sleepiness. However, if you think about it, that makes no sense whatsoever. The...
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    Re: I have stopped breastfeeding

    The best clue I can give you for avoiding plugged ducts and infections is nursing frequently (every 2 hours, or more often if you can) and completely, as well as avoiding antibiotics.

    To treat...
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    Re: PPD Drugs & Nursing

    I have gone through exactly the same thing you are going through. I gave up on Zoloft (setraline) which is an SSRI. I started taking it for anxiety at 6 days postpartum and continued for about 3...
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    Re: sleeping at the breast

    My son did this the first few days, and eventually learned to sleep while nursing. You can hand express to relieve the engorgement, put baby next to you in the bed and go to sleep. He will probably...
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