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    Re: Need advice urgent!!!

    Wow, this weaning thing must really ramp up the hormones. I read this and almost burst into tears at the thought! I can't imagine what that was like. <sigh>

    I think I'm going to do formula too....
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    Re: Experiences Using Reglan?

    I'm gonna have to second this! I just got "back to normal" after taking almost a 3 week supply of Reglan. I stopped 4 days short of 3 weeks. I dropped into a deep funk and didn't see it coming -...
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    Re: HELP - weaning but not by choice

    You know Durham, I could be Aunt Flo's return. I had a little spotting around 4 months, but never another drop since then. It's probably that time, huh? I hate her - it's been nice to be free of...
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    Re: HELP - weaning but not by choice

    Changing how I define success would help a LOT. I feel like I'm failing because that nasty "F-thing" has crossed her lips. That's been my biggest hangup - OMG I am giving my baby <gasp> FORMULA! ...
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    Re: HELP - weaning but not by choice

    I am doing tons of water and oatmeal... My allergist asked me to stop the Fenugreek. :( I did Reglan and when the deep depression hit, I stopped that too. I'm down to pumping and nursing and...
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    Re: HELP - weaning but not by choice

    Ok, ladies.... I'm about out of my mind.... I took some of the advise here and added 1-2 pumping sessions a day. I was doing up to 7 pump sessions a day. I also tried hand expression, but I guess I...
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    HELP - weaning but not by choice

    I feel like my world is crashing around me. My DD is 8 months and has been ebf. She has been doing great on solids and everything was going pretty good until.....

    We got sick about 8 weeks ago...
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    another "how long" question

    I'm still ebf my almost 8 month old daughter. I've struggled with output from day one. She's had no challenges growing though and she's always produced enough wets so I didn't really worry. I...
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    In serious need of SLEEP - help?

    I really need ideas. I've been working with the NCSS a bit over the last month and we're not progressing. If anything, she's gotten WORSE.

    Stats: healthy almost 5 month old LO. Nursing and...
  10. 20 weeks and still struggling with supply

    So, it's been a while. Things were going sooooo good, then... whammo.... I dunno what's happening.

    LO is 20 weeks old now and I'm still struggling to keep up with her supply needs. She's been...
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    Re: Fenugreek & Milk Thistle

    Ok, here's my new question related to Fenugreek....

    I was getting about 12oz a day and now I'm getting about 18-20oz a day!!!!! (3 caps 4x day for about a week I guess) I'm using 16 oz or so at...
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    New pump room

    I'm really lucky. I am starting a new job on the 28th. I'm a federal government employee. My husband works where I'm going and is in a position to ensure that a pump room is ready before I start. ...
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    Re: Pumping in the car

    no. She really doesnt seem to mind that I can tell.
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    Re: Is it better to pump......

    I probably get 2-3oz (closer to 2 oz usually but sometimes 3oz) each pump.

    Morning pumps are MUCH closer to 3 than afternoon/evenings.
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    Is it better to pump......

    Is it better to pump for 20 min at a time or for long periods if you can?

    I have opportunities to pump for an hour at a time on my way back and forth from work. I also have the opportunity to...
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    Re: Pumping in the car

    I pump on my way to work and on my way home. My drive is like an hour each way :( for now.

    I usually put on my hands free bustier before I leave the house or work - and do the rest in the first...
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    Re: Fenugreek & Milk Thistle

    So, this makes me wonder if I'm taking enough?

    I did what my LC said - I'm taking 2 capsules 3x day. I have maple sugar smell, but not always. And even eating 1 stalk of asparagus takes away the...
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    Re: Pumping pal

    I got the kit too and, as you said, being larger, it was a disappointment. :( I do agree - the guy from the company was really helpful and gave me several tips to try. We were almost doing it live...
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    Re: Still having output issues

    Thanks for the extra ideas - I was already eating Oatmeal for breakfast each morning - OMG that stuff at McD's is addictive and I had to start making it myself with Crasins and Rasins and apples, but...
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    Re: 4 WHOLE Ounces

    Nope. It was fresh. I wasn't sure what the rules were for fresh heated milk rechilled... I couldn't find anything anywhere really.
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    Still having output issues

    Facts:
    DD is 13 wks. Gaining good, at least 5 wet diapers a day, healthy....
    I went back to work last week.
    My period came back last week.
    She's in daycare ~11 hours a day.
    I drink at least...
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    4 WHOLE Ounces

    I'm a bit upset and needed to vent. I don't quite know what to say yet - I was too mad at daycare when I picked up.

    My DCP has been doing great feeding my baby girl .... we have a little left...
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    Fenugreek seed or whole herb?

    Anyone have better results with one vs the other?

    I think I saw a thread a while back that mentioned one being better than the other.

    I have reached out to my LC from our hospital and she...
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    Return of period?

    Ok, I've been freaking about my lack of production. I've been pumping and feeding every 2 - 3 hours around the clock - with about a 3 hr straight sleep twice overnight - for 3 days and I have yet to...
  25. Question about lipase and scalding

    I'm just curious how I know I have a problem and SHOULD be scalding milk before I freeze.

    I don't seem to have an unpleasant smell when thawed, but sometimes she wrinkles her nose at it.

    Is...
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