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    Re: 5 1/2 months tongue tied

    magnificent! enjoy his new play - they are so funny as they explore their "new" tongues!:D
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    Re: Major Frustration with Pumping and Let Down

    Thanks for all the support......I'm pumping away right now - emailing and anticipating my next client....so no let down yet......therefore I'm signing off.......thanks again. ;)
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    Re: Major Frustration with Pumping and Let Down

    I haven't got it figured out.....but here are a few ideas for your situation.....budget an extra 1/2 hour before and after work to pump. It means a little more time away from your family, but a more...
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    Re: 5 1/2 months tongue tied

    My daughter was tongue tied, had her "tie" snipped, and was fine. I consulted with every Speech Path I know (about 15) and the only one who gave me the advice that made me go for it was the woman...
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    Major Frustration with Pumping and Let Down

    I really need to vent. With my daughter I had no problem pumping at work. I let down easily and life was great.

    With my son I have a new job - part-time - and srtuggle to block off time to pump....
  6. Temas: Ringworm?

    by OTMom
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    Re: Ringworm?

    I'd try the antifungal before going to the MD. We had ringworm here for no apparent reason, and the antifungal took care of it completely without having to go in......

    Good luck! And welcome to...
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    Re: oral aversion--is this real?

    Hi all!

    I have a little information on oral aversion.....several people are describing babies who seem to bring things into thier mouths, but aren't interested in solid foods yet....that can be...
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    Re: Frustrated w/ Pumping

    I'm no expert, so take this for what it's worth to you.....

    1. You might be over stressed when pumping, which will keep you from letting down sufficiently.....I can't let down to pump if a)my son...
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    Re: need a bit of encouragement

    Baby Wise might fit the needs of some people, but the friends I have who use it's ideas are people who employ different parenting stragies from those we use in our family.....SO.

    Following your...
  10. Temas: Baby Flat Head

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    Re: Baby Flat Head

    HI!

    Flat spots on babies heads have increased significantly since the "back to sleep" campagin ( a wonderful campagin; has reduced SIDS significantly - so keep sleeping young infants on thier...
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    Re: What is really going on

    it's so hard when you are trying to get information frome people and no one helps! We do care; the other moms are right - if it's medical we are more cautious....but in the future I'll at least try...
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    Re: help with slow feeder

    HI! I found these suggestions on another thread, and thought they might help you......I know it's been tough these first few weeks, but things do get better - I promise!

    Here are the tips. I...
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    Re: How do you handle dinnertime?

    Dinner times are crunch times - there's no doubt. Some things we've found helpful are - in the colder months we make soup on the weekends - it keeps for several days and works well for an easy...
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    Re: Help- Not Taking the bottle

    My daughter absolutely refused to take anything but me for the first 4 months of her life. The first day she went to daycare I was terrified she would dehydrate, become sick and have to be...
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    Re: What's your pumping output?

    I work three - four days a week, and pump 1-2 times a day.....I travel alot and work with clients sometimes back to back, so my pumping schedule is not regular, and that negatively impacts my output...
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    Re: % of Working Moms who BF 1 year?

    I did it with my daughter (well, pumped the last two months because she refused the breast) and am doing it with my son....between kids I changed jobs, and while at my previous position no one...
  17. Temas: ice cube trays

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    Re: ice cube trays

    I briefly used ice cube trays with my son - and found that the knife-prying technoque was most effective:D ! Actually, for the babyfood batches large enough to need freezing I bought individual...
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    Re: 9-month old losing interest

    My daughter self weaned at 10 mos - one day I offered her my breast, and she looked at me as though I tried to poison her - and that was the end!:rolleyes: Our goal was to make it to a year, and so...
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    Re: pumping to increase supply

    I agree with the previous post. One of the biggest enemies of successful nursing is stress - it decreases the milk supply, which causes more stress, and the cycle continues.....


    If you are...
  20. Temas: Is this safe?

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    Re: Is this safe?

    You could also invest in some dry ice, and transport the food without concern, safely frozen. We recently took a road trip, and with a basic cooler and a couple of milk jugs containing frozen water...
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