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  1. Re: Is it teething or is weaning starting?

    Thank you very much! My pediatrician also told me to "just hang in there" and nurse whenever she does want to and pump if I get uncomfortable. I suppose if she really really wanted the milk she'd...
  2. Is it teething or is weaning starting?

    I'm so frustrated after today. My daughter, who is 8 1/2 months old so easily gets distracted from nursing and it's getting worse. I'm to the point where I turn the lights off, there's no noise of...
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    Re: Help with solids

    Thank you so much for these links!
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    Re: Help with solids

    What does that mean to self feed? I mean, I know what it means, but how do babies self feed? I just spoon feed her as much as she will take, if she starts to cry or looks away or purses her lips...
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    Re: Help with solids

    Thank you very much! I guess I can't say she's not getting enough to eat because she is gaining weight and she's not dehydrated or anything and she's satisfied between feedings. I feed her by...
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    Help with solids

    I have a few questions and have not been able to talk to my pediatrician just yet because she's not been available, but anywho here goes:

    My daughter is 5 1/2 months old and as directed by my...
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    Re: Breastmilk storage and feeding

    Thank you guys so much! I felt dumb asking the questions like I should have known all this but I didn't. I'm very appreciative of the links that you guys gave also! ***Hugs***
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    Breastmilk storage and feeding

    So everyone tells you how to take care of formula, but no one has ever told me how to take care of breastmilk. I know that it can stay in the freezer for two weeks and that when I thaw it I should...
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    Re: Barely eating

    Thank you! Yes, I think you are right although I will ask my doctor about the stomach bug we had and how it would affect her. She is eating better now but I do have to offer her the breast every...
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    Barely eating

    My daughter is now 10 weeks old and i'll give you some background info first on the past week for our family. First off, Saturday before last we went to an old friends house and had some dinner. ...
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    Re: Pump question

    It happens at between 7pm and 9pm, if she feeds at those times she gets on the breast and after a couple of seconds of sucking she breaks off and screams her head off. I've thought that it could be...
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    Pump question

    I've been bf since my daughter was born about two months ago and i've had to use a pump for a couple of days when she was in NICU with jaundice. Since i'm a SAHM I've not invested in a really...
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    Re: How long for feeds

    My daughter is seven weeks old and she feeds about 7-10 minutes on each side, sometimes 10 on one side and 2 or three on the other lol. I always listen for the swallowing sounds to stop and look for...
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    Re: Feeding her all day

    My baby is seven weeks old and still loves to comfort nurse. I call it that because thats what she uses it for sometimes, she's not really nursing to eat so much as she's doing it as a comfort...
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    Re: What exactly is "exclusive" breastfeeding?

    I have one of those infantino slings, its nice and all but maybe she is just too small for it right now and needs to grow into it. I put her in correctly but she just ends up curled up lol and then...
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    Re: What exactly is "exclusive" breastfeeding?

    You guys have inspired me to just do it. I have to do it at some point and I suppose it should be asap rather than later when, like as some of you have said, Sofie will get a bit curious and start...
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    Re: Does a baby need water?

    I'm breastfeeding and my pediatrician and the doctor who released me from the hospital after I gave birth both told me that babies don't need anything but milk for the first six months. The ONLY...
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    What exactly is "exclusive" breastfeeding?

    I know this sounds like a dumb question and I feel silly asking it but I got to know lol! I've heard "exclusive" breastfeeding thrown around a lot and I just want to know if this is as exclusive as...
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    Re: 3 week old seems in pain while feeding

    Thanks guys I will look into the acid reflux thing. The pedi did say that if she got worse that they'd take a look at her tummy so I think i'll call her tomorrow and see what she says. I've tried...
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    3 week old seems in pain while feeding

    My three week old has been giving me grief these past few days. I've called the pedi about it but all the pedi says to me is that I might not be making enough milk for her and that I should "top her...
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