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    Re: Breastfeeding beyond the norm?

    :hello Hi all, I haven't posted here in a while. This above request comes from a mother I know. If you are interested, please feel free to get in touch with her.
    WarmLLLy,
    Mary
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    Re: LLL of ME/NH Area Conference

    This year's conference is still in the planning stages.
    FMI here as it becomes available:
    http://www.menhconference.org/

    Mary
  3. Re: MA/RI/VT Area Conference, March 29-30

    Ooops!
  4. Re: 16mo. AND DONT HAVE A CLUE HOW TO WEAN

    Hi Melissa,
    We're here to listen. :hug Do you have some local support, too? Could you talk to your doctor about treatment alternatives? Maybe there is an alternative out there to help you start to...
  5. Re: ...or as long as beneficial to both mom and child

    Will this help?
    :hug
    Mary

    From the American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement, Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk, Section 6, Recommendations on Breastfeeding:
    (emphasis added)
    ...
  6. Re: 18 months - need help, don't want to stop

    Hi VAmom,
    Way to go for continuing nursing into the second year while working! :clap
    You are hoping to find ways to increase what you are pumping during the day and make sure there is enough milk...
  7. Re: 16mo. AND DONT HAVE A CLUE HOW TO WEAN

    Hi MoMmY316,
    Congratulations on your nursing relationship so far! :clap Sixteen months is definitely a great start in life for your little one.
    It can be hard to feel like you have to choose...
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    Re: Ouch, ouch, ouch

    Hi MotherWillow,
    Here's a couple of links to kellymom (non-LLL source) that talk about toddler nursing manners and ways to help with uncomfortable latch in toddlers.
    HTH!
    Mary
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  9. Re: Teething - Crying while breastfeeding

    If it's teething discomfort, sometimes a cold teething toy or frozen washcloth can help.
    Could he be tired and not want to fall asleep maybe? Sometimes they will be sad or resistant about nursing...
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    Re: HELP! Breastfeeding and the flu

    :hug
    I hope everyone feels better soon.
    Below is some more info about breastfeeding during illness. The great thing about breastmilk is that it is so rapidly digested. If there is any amount of...
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    Re: Regretting stopping Breastfeeding

    You're still his mama! :hug Even if weaning didn't go as you hoped for, and even if you don't resume nursing, you can still scoop him up and express affection and reassurance. Often, extra doses of...
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    Re: Infant Tooth Care

    Hello! This is a worrisome and frequently-raised topic. :hug If you search the forums for "caries" you'll find several threads with information and stories about breastfeeding and cavities.

    Here's...
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    Re: Regretting stopping Breastfeeding

    Your husband has expressed some strong feelings about resuming nursing your son. And the health visitor also has warnings about starting up again, with the assumption that you'd be right back where...
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    Re: ?, Is he weaned now?

    You must be so relieved! :hug
    Mary
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    Re: Fluid requirements?

    Maybe she'll grow into liking water as she gets older? It sounds like she is still nursing on demand and likely meeting her needs at the breast. Darker urine and constipation are a couple of the...
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    Re: Regretting stopping Breastfeeding

    Hi Sue,
    Could there be other things going on? Could he be getting sick or is he teething? Maybe there are other factors adding to his upset and lack of interest in solids? How has his weight gain...
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    Re: help, i'm losing my patience

    Hi mamalisa, and :welcome
    You've really reached your wits end about this -- you're exhausted!
    Feelings of nursing burnout can be very common. :hug
    Here's a few articles with responses from...
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    Re: Fluid requirements?

    Hi Mum2Abi,
    Can you tell me more about her nursing patterns during the day and night? How about the kind of wet diapers you are getting -- are they pale/mild-smelling or darker/stronger-smelling? Is...
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    Re: Regretting stopping Breastfeeding

    Hi Sue 76101,
    You're conflicted about your decision to stop nursing. You were hoping for a break, but wonder what it would be like to start up again. It would be helpful if you could tell us more...
  20. Re: MA/RI/VT Area Conference, March 29-30

    It might not be too late! There is usually walk-in registration available. Or come and visit us in Maine/NH in November or maybe the CT Area Conference in early April? FMI:...
  21. Re: MA/RI/VT Area Conference, March 29-30

    It's true! Some people make the trip the day/night before, stay in a nearby hotel, then attend the conference the next day. Staying the next night depends on the trip back. Maybe you could break it...
  22. Re: MA/RI/VT Area Conference, March 29-30

    We hold the ME/NH Area Conference in the fall. This year, it'll be in November. When we get details, I'll post them here. It's likely to be Dover, NH area. Will that be too far?
    Mary
  23. Re: Angry boy, Sad Mama--I was sick--will my supply ever come back?

    Hello and :welcome
    I hope you are all feeling better soon! :hug
    Sickness is no fun, especially when everyone is involved all at once.
    Your milk is the best thing for your little one. It's full of...
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    Re: no wt gain in 3 months

    Hi Raineedaze, and :welcome
    You are concerned about your son's weight gain and are trying to sort out advice and information from different sources. The book, My Child Won't Eat, was reassuring, but...
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    Re: hives

    Skin problems can occur on the nipples and breasts as they do on other parts of the body. Have you started anything new or different lately, such as creams or ointments? Deodorants, sprays or...
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