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    Re: Nursing strike or self weaning?

    Well, throw in acid reflux to the mix. Saw ped today, and he is on Zantax now. Hopefully it works...his little voice can't take anymore crying. It is almost all gone. I am doing everything I...
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    Re: Nursing strike or self weaning?

    No, he doesn't exhibit any other signs of illness that I can see.
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    Re: Nursing strike or self weaning?

    Thanks for all the replies and suggestions.

    We do try to nurse in a dark and quiet place...it makes no difference. Nursing has been a struggle since day 1, it didn't just start out of nowhere. ...
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    Nursing strike or self weaning?

    My LO will be 6 months old on Valentines day. My issue is that my LO starts off nursing fine for the first feeding of the day when he gets up. About 10-15 minutes into the feeding, he starts to...
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    Re: Newborn nightmare

    Ok, I feel your pain! My boy is a sleepy nurser, and sometimes it is a real struggle to keep him awake for a full feeding. He will nurse, fall asleep, so I put him down after every attempt to wake...
  6. Re: Unwilling to latch, not getting milk w shield?

    One way to tell if she is getting milk through the shield is if she pulls away and the inside of the shield is wet. What is her sucking motions like? Does it sound like she swallows?

    I use a...
  7. Temas: Sleep issues

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    Sleep issues

    Ok, my LO is 13 weeks...and a couple nights this week he has been sleeping through the night waking only once or twice to nurse. His longest stretch is 8 hours and shortest is 3. I am trying to get...
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    Re: Problems with 4 day old

    I'd actually advise against the nipple shield. They had me use one in the hospital, and now I can't wean him off of it, and he is now 8 weeks old.

    Has she tried pumping or making sure her nipple...
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    Re: At my wits end

    After 5 hours of almost non-stop crying this morning, he is quiet with a bottle. I lost count how many times I put him on the breast.
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    Re: Dark Red Spots on Nipples

    Have you tried placing your baby on its side? Mine is more comfortable that way, more so than his back. If you try the side position, you should really use the support triangles to ensure that your...
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    Re: At my wits end

    I started using the shield in the hospital b/c I was so swollen from 29 hrs of pitocin, there wasn't anything for him to latch on to.

    He has lots of wets. He isn't a daily pooper, has never...
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    Re: At my wits end

    Thank you for your reply. To answer your questions, I don't think I have an OALD, but there are a few times here and there that he does gulp, pull away and cough, and then go right back on again. ...
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    At my wits end

    When is b'fing supposed to get easier? My LO is 8 weeks and is giving me a run for my money.

    I can't seem to wean him off of the nipple shield.

    I am a poor pumper, I'm lucky to get 1 oz at a...
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    Hospital grade pumps

    Are hospital grade pumps really better than some of the others? I have a Medela PIS Advanced, and I'm not having much luck with it. When I pump, I'm lucky if I can extract 1/4oz each breast. Is...
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    Fussy at feedings

    My LO just turned 6-weeks. Over the past couple of days, he has taken to fussing while eating. It isn't at every feeding though. He fusses, mostly little whimpers, then sucks a little...repeat the...
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    Re: evening/night feedings

    Thanks I-man's momma for the link. I have actually read that article before. I supplement due to Dr.'s orders, but am weaning him off of it...or trying to. He gets a max of 3oz a day of...
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    evening/night feedings

    I am trying to EBF my 5-week old, but lately it has proven to be near impossible. I have to supplement occassionaly as he just isn't satisfied after certain feedings.

    Does anyone else have...
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    evening/night feedings

    I am trying to EBF my 5-week old, but lately it has proven to be near impossible. I have to supplement occassionaly as he just isn't satisfied after certain feedings.

    Does anyone else have...
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    Re: spit up and sleep problem

    I've never heard of that either, but I'd try it to see if it works. It's worth a shot. The only side effecdt that sugar water will have is that it will fill the baby up and stave off hunger. ...
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    Re: spit up and sleep problem

    Have you discussed the spit up problem with your doctor?
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    Re: spit up and sleep problem

    Spitting up, sometimes called physiological or uncomplicated reflux, is common in babies and is usually (but not always) normal. Most young babies spit up sometimes, since their digestive systems are...
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    Re: Problems starting at 3 weeks

    ah yes, the wonderful 3-week growth spurt. this too will pass, and then you hit another at 6-weeks.
    I'd wake my LO up if he hit the 3 hour mark.

    hang in there!
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    Re: Bowel Movements?

    absolutely normal. my 5-week old is the same way.
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    Re: BF 101 Question-so confused!

    I'd pump and save. You can store breastmilk in the freezer for up to 3 months. It may come in handy if you and hubby want to get away for a few hours, then you have stored bm for the baby.
    I...
  25. Re: Nursing/supplementing/weight gain issue? Afraid for friend!

    I had a supply issue, and started taking Fenugreek in the pill format because I couldn't stomach mother's milk tea. It works amazingly!

    Pumping. There is no way to tell your supply amount by...
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