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  1. Re: Coworkers can't read "Do no enter" sign???

    In a school, though, I don't want to hang a sign that says "pumping"...and I'm afraid that a "do not disturb" sign will only cause the older kid to knock on the door on purpose....but I gotta do...
  2. Temas: drop ins?

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    Re: drop ins?

    I'm no expert - but we use the drp-ins for my ds. I exclusively pump - but he just started nursing - once a day and building so I don't think there's *too* much to worry about taking the breast. I...
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    Re: Help me Help my friend pump

    I'm a teacher. I don't bother walking to the fridge and storin gmy milk while at work. I use an insulated lunch bag and a cold pack. It keeps it fresh enough until I can get to my own fridge and I...
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    Re: Interruptions While Pumping

    [QUOTE=jkmomof4;433283]yup, i've got some to add..

    our janitor doesn't speak English, so he walked in even after i said not to come in. i was in front of the door with my back to it, so he didn't...
  5. Temas: Dry cough

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    Dry cough

    What can I take to ease it since we're pumping?!?
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    Re: BM residue

    I believe the residue in the elbows is actually flakes of skin from our nipples...
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    TOM and dip in supply

    I need to know how long the dip in supply lasts during the TOM and how much it dips. Its like day 5 and yesterday I was at an all time 10 oz lower than usual. I've also gone back to work (more...
  8. Re: Calling all Exclusive pumpers - how long did you last?

    Add me to the exclusively pumping list - but I've only been doing it for 2 1/2 months. I ALSO think I might have to go out and get the next size up in breast shields AGAIN - and since this has been...
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    Re: Need some advice on a manual pump

    I'm brand new to all this but when I was having "issues" keeping up my supply in the beginning a whole handful of people in a few short days all recommended the Avent. I'm not sure if it worked...
  10. Temas: Period

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    Re: Period

    Thanks for the love! ;)

    I'm at 10 weeks after my c-section delivery! *sigh*
  11. Temas: Period

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    Period

    Hey! I got it! Gyped!! Is it because I'm exclusively puming?!?

    :(
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    Re: am i alone w/nite pumping failure???

    I'm new to all this but I pump at 12ish and then I don't pump again until the morning (5:30ish). Sometimes I wake up earlier DYING and I have to pump. Sometimes I pump later than 12 and I can sleep...
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    Re: Pumping at work

    Yeah the custodian let herslef in to my room....and then in spite of my protests strolled right up to my desk as I was frantically dressing myself (she speaks very little English). She's probably...
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    Re: Pumping at work

    I posted a sign at my door: PUMPING IN PROGRESS, DO NOT ENTER!


    Lol! I teach in a school - probably not a good idea - lol! ;)
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    Pumping at work

    Which, do you think, is better : pumping right before work begins and possibly pumping for only a few minutes (not a full session) or waiting until my first free moment to pump - that being overdue...
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    Re: Exclusive pumping and type of pump

    Ooohh Good luck staying home! *I'm* jealous!

    I have this secret dream that he will eventually become old enough to - 1. have the strength to bf and 2. be able to negotiate with...

    Let me...
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    Re: Exclusive pumping and type of pump

    Amy thanks for the info!

    Erin - I hear ya! I'm still trying, though. While he was in the NICU I didn't force the issue because everyone was telling me not to waste his energy. Now he prefers...
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    Re: Exclusive pumping and type of pump

    ooh! Didn't think of that! I'll have to read the conditions! Good thinking!
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    Re: Exclusive pumping and type of pump

    How many times/day do you use the PIS and for how long have you been using it?
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    Re: Exclusive pumping and type of pump

    I'm renting a Medela Classic for about 175/month. I can get a Lactina cheaper. I'd have to see if a Symphony is available to rent around here but I can't imagine why it wouldn't. I'm very happy...
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    Exclusive pumping and type of pump

    I didn't know how to search this to see if its been addressed. Its looking like I may have to pump exclusively. I have consulted lots of ppl and my son seems to prefer the bottle and I don't seem...
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    Re: Best Bottle nipple type?

    Any more thoughts on this issue? Particularly the slow flow nipple VS a preemie's energy levels?? I keep asking the nurses to use the slow flow - they keep using the faster ones. I want some more...
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    Re: Not expressing enough milk

    Thank you! I've been getting enough rest/trying to keep on top of hydrating. I got the larger shields which helped. I exchanged the hospital pump even though I don't think that was the problem. I...
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    Re: Not expressing enough milk

    Wow! You can DO that?!? (I read - but I just can't read enough having had delivery now and not 9 weeks from now!!!)

    *Whew* My BIGGEST FEAR is that I will screw this all up and "damage the...
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    Not expressing enough milk

    OKay here's my list:

    Way stressed
    Rough pregnancy
    Delivered son 10 weeks early. He's now 1 week old/31 weeks gestational age and in the NICU
    Pumped at hospital and at home (four days in...
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