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    solids...how much?

    So I know that solids are meant to be for experimentation during the first year, and we have been doing just that. My son is still BFing several times a day and lots at night, so I don't think the...
  2. Re: back to work/partial weaning? need advice

    Thanks for the info...
    I will do my best to pump in the beginning if possible. We've gotten this far without formula, so I don't want to start now, you know??
    What about whole milk? If that is...
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    7 month old menu?

    Just got back from my babe's 7 month checkup and I have some questions about solids. So far he has been loving his solid food, without any adverse effects on BFing. He's eating purees of pear,...
  4. back to work/partial weaning? need advice

    My LO is currently 7 months, and BF is still going very well. I don't want to stop anytime soon. However, I will be returning to work in September - he will be just about 10 months then. I am an...
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    less interested in food?

    My little one who just turned 5 months has seemed less interested in nursing lately. He is super distracted by any sound, which I know is pretty normal for this age, so we usually try to go to a...
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    Re: how often?

    So glad I checked...many have told me to stretch to 4 hours between feedings. Sounded crazy to me. We generally do 2.5-3.5 during the day, with some longer stretches at night.
    Thanks for the info.
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    how often?

    How often during the day and night is everyone feeding their 5 month olds?
    I'm just trying to get a sense of the range.

    Also, my son has started putting his thumb in his mouth as he is nursing....
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    Re: Feeding on demand - 4 month old

    Thanks, everyone. I guess I could really go either way.
    I like the milk sign idea...I'll definitely start using that.
    :gvibes
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    Feeding on demand - 4 month old

    I am not sure if I am going about feeding on demand correctly, and I'm curious to know what other moms are doing.
    In general, I have been feeding my 4 month old every 2.5 hours during the day,...
  10. Re: Complete bottle strike at 3 mo! Help! DH is at his wits end.

    We are just starting to have the same problem...have you had any success?
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    Re: spit up?

    Ha ha! Thanks. I know it's a baby thing, but I was just wondering what would cause it to happen suddenly and was wondering if it was something I was doing wrong.
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    spit up?

    My son is 11 weeks old and he has never really spit up during or after feeding. Suddenly this week, he has been spitting up occasionally a few minutes after he's done eating. Does anyone know what...
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    shorter feeds

    Lately my 11 week old has been feeding for shorter lengths of time. I know they get to be more efficient as they get older, but is he still getting the hindmilk that he needs if our nursing sessions...
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    Re: Schedule/routine?

    Thanks for the responses. It's so helpful to check in and make sure things are going as they should.
    Do most of you feed your LOs every 2-3 hours like clockwork, or do you look for hunger signs?...
  15. Temas: Gas

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    Gas

    Hi everyone,

    My 10 week old BF son has been having lots of gas for the past 24 hours or so...farting all night and lots of today. He also spit up after eating today for the first time ever....
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    Re: Schedule/routine?

    Hi -thanks for the reply. I am definitely not trying to stretch out feedings, but forcing naps....maybe! He tends to get overtired and then it becomes a nasty cycle.
    So the fact that the time...
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    Schedule/routine?

    Hello,
    I have been EBF my 10 week old son, and it has been going really well so far. I have been feeding him on demand, and letting him nap as he gets sleepy throughout the day. Lately he has not...
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    which side?

    I am just starting out with pumping and it is confusing. I am trying not to do anything that will mess up my supply.
    So if I BF my son from one breast, and then pump the other breast after, what...
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    Re: Have to start pumping...

    Thanks for your reply.
    I would like to start pumping for a few reasons:
    -so that DS will be willing to take a bottle - I've read that it is good to start around 4-6 weeks
    -so that I can go...
  20. Temas: Gas?

    by @llli*jebrennan
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    Gas?

    My 4 week old baby seems to have lots of gas, especially in the evenings. He has episodes of crying and thrashing around, arching his back and then relaxing several seconds later. He hiccups a lot,...
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    Have to start pumping...

    I have a 4 week old, and I have to start pumping so that my husband or mother can occasionally give my son a bottle. When is the best time to pump in order to provide one bottle a day, to start? How...
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