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  1. Re: 5mo nipple preference developing over my 12 hour shifts

    Dormir41, I am super happy that your DH and you ironed out a parenting wrinkle together: congratulations :) :gvibes My heart is full of joy to read this! My first day back my DH was sitting...
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    Re: Going back to work...

    Hi mama, I understand. Scroll down and have a look in the working and pumping forums for some support :hug
    In the meantime I suggest adding a pump session right now to make a small stock and not...
  3. Re: 5mo nipple preference developing over my 12 hour shifts

    Mommal, you've always been so helpful to me through all three of my nurslings :hug thank you.
    The coffee is often too weak--I hear you! I am on machine coffee at work. :spitcoffee

    I hunted...
  4. 5mo nipple preference developing over my 12 hour shifts

    Hi LLLadies,

    Help, my 5 month old is developing a nipple preference while I am away on 12 hour shifts! She does not use a paci and I never introduced bottles to her until I was away. I started...
  5. Re: 6 month old is biting while latching, help!

    My babies did this too, and I just pushed the breast forward to cover baby's nose and LO would pop off in a second to take a breath. I did this consistently and would not try to hide a pain reaction...
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    Re: Protein powder and Breastfeeding

    Fes, thanks for your informed reply! That is interesting about thyroid issues which can crop up in relation to pregnancy.
    Some of the weight gain could be due to water retention, right?
    Fes,...
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    Re: Which Medela Breastpump?

    I've only used a Freestyle, and pumped with it for both of my EBF two children when I returned to work and until they were a year old, and now am starting my freezer stash for #3 and the return to...
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    Re: Protein powder and Breastfeeding

    Hi mama, it's a good thing to let go of ice cream while trying to lose weight. I also gained weight postpartum but it was entirely due to eating unhealthy quick calorie foods. I was just tired...
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    Re: Two bottles a day at daycare?

    This was such a super helpful thread. I am starting my freezer stash for work these days, and got Milkies (NAYY) breastmilk freezer trays to freeze one ounce portions and reduce milk wastage, since...
  10. Re: Has anyone used Milkies pads that collect milk?

    Hi Hiyashi, I just have a Medela shell. I don't leak between feedings at home but I can leak on one side during a feeding, so when she feeds I put in a shell o the other side.

    Several times I...
  11. Re: uncooperative work environment for pumping

    Dandelions, that is such a nice point, and I hope things are going well for the OP :)
  12. Re: Going back to work - HR telling me to pump in the bathro

    What about sitting in a corner in the conference room and arranging some chairs in the corner with a massive coat or two hung over them to create a de facto but less obvious curtain? Only prob is...
  13. Re: Has anyone used Milkies pads that collect milk?

    Oh thank you Hayashi and Dormir41!!!!!

    Based on the reviews you posted, I found out that Medela has a similar product, milk collection shells, which are both locally available here in Belgium...
  14. Has anyone used Milkies pads that collect milk?

    Hi LLLadies, I just came across this while searching for a solution to my daily milk spot problem: nursing pads that collect milk, under the brand name Milkies. I have never heard of these. Has...
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    Re: Ideas for adding in pump time at home?

    Psst--car commuters finally have an advantage. I can't pump en route to work as I'm a bike commuter :lol
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    Re: Ideas for adding in pump time at home?

    Dormir, great that you got pumping time in the car! If you can fit that in a lot that will be two long pump sessions/day.

    Question on the feeding: is LO using small newborn teats on the bottles? ...
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    Re: Frozen Breat Milk hard to mix fat

    Good to know, thanks!!!
  18. Re: Moving - How to Transport Freezer Stash

    You know, just evaluating how much you need can help you decide how much you need stashed. With my first two children I worked FT and never had more than one small bottle in the freezer at the...
  19. Re: uncooperative work environment for pumping

    Awesome, MaddieB!
    Why not use a carrot approach and bring in the brochures in PDF form here? http://kellymom.com/bf/pumpingmoms/pumping/bf-links-pumping/#workplace Also you could try sending...
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    Re: Still leaking

    Hi MaddieB and Midnightsangel, yes indeed I have done the ol' crossed arms trick to halt a letdown in public, but when helping people out it could be tricky as it's a gesture of being closed to the...
  21. Re: 11 month old refusing to nurse at all... heartbroken...

    Why not have a look at the Kellymom resources for dealing with nursing strikes and relactation? :)
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    Re: Still leaking

    Thanks for posting this, and to MaddieB for replying, because "me too" - DD2 is 3 mos old now and I still have milk spots :rolleyes:

    Midnightsangel, you might find some relief if you try...
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    Re: Two bottles a day at daycare?

    Jumping in to say thanks to Mommal, Maddie B & others for the awesome guidance! Mommal, I'm going to send the mix of bottles you suggest when I go back to work in July.
  24. Re: Really struggling..advice anyone? :-(

    Hi mama, I have had two under two EBF and now have three under 5. In fact my evenings are very similar to what you describe :) First, everything's gonna be alright :) Second, do you have a slow...
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    Re: Told to switch to Nutramigen

    What a beautiful reply, Mommal! I would have hated that ad too. OP, yes, sometimes babies are fussy and there is nothing you can do about it. This might help about fussing at the breast:...
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