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  1. Re: 6 week old never lets go after a feed - still hungry??

    Hi, thanks for your reply, it has already helped clarify a few things.
    In answer to your questions:
    Last week he gained 6.5oz per week, since birth he is up 1lb 12oz (at exactly 6 weeks).
    He...
  2. 6 week old never lets go after a feed - still hungry??

    Weight gain is fine but he only likes to sleep either on me feeding or being held.
    I read that if a baby doesn't pop off the breast then he is still hungry. Is this true? Each feed usually takes...
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    Re: 8-week old crying for hours

    Agree with previous post about the warm pack on the tummy - worked for my LO, as well as raising the end of her bed with a phone book or two (we suspected she had a bit of reflux as well). You might...
  4. Re: Sever breast & nipple pain - no help from Doctor

    I had the same problem with only one stream - sorry, i didn't get to the bottom of it but just wanted you to know you're not alone.. When I posted my question on this forum about the single pore...
  5. Is LO more efficient or distracted?

    My LO is now 4 months old. We have had to work hard at breastfeeding and I have had to supplement with formula so that she could gain weight. When I've tried reducing formula, she loses weight so I...
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    Re: Discouraged

    Hi, i'm sure others will have lots of great advice on how to keep your supply up but just wanted to share with you that I have also struggled with low milk supply and started supplementing at 3...
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    Re: Slow milk flow - only one 'stream'

    San30 - thanks for your message. Can I ask you, how long did your feeds take? My LO is almost 4 months and it's getting hard to keep her on the breast for more than 10 minutes, after that she's taken...
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    Re: Slow milk flow - only one 'stream'

    Just a little update since I started this thread - my daughter is now 16 weeks and we are still breastfeeding :). My left side has always been more troublesome than my right - more painful from the...
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    Re: Slow milk flow - only one 'stream'

    Thanks all for your suggestions, really appreciate the responses.



    @delia.tanner, could I ask you - did you start off with just one stream in the beginning of your breastfeeding and then you...
  10. Re: Another new mom with low supply!

    Just an extra note that as you are at around 3 weeks, I really encourage you to persevere for a tiny bit longer if you can. At 3 weeks I felt like there really was no hope but decided to just take...
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    Re: Slow milk flow - only one 'stream'

    When I express, i only see milk shooting out from the dead centre of the nipple and nowhere else, so I assume there is only one active pore (bang in the centre of the tip of the nipple). I don't see...
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    Re: Nipple pores blocked?? HELP!!!

    I know this is a really old post and perhaps you are no longer accessing this forum, but just in case - I have a similar problem now with my 8 week old daughter. When expressing I only have one...
  13. Re: Another new mom with low supply!

    Hi, I've recently joined the forum too and I agree with what you said, it's amazing to know there is so much support out there. I thought I would just let you know that I have had similar issues and...
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    Slow milk flow - only one 'stream'

    My daughter is now 8 weeks old and we have had quite a difficult breastfeeding journey so far. I have struggled with low milk supply and tried just about everything to resolve it as my daughter was...
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