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    Re: When is the best time to pump?

    For occassional pumping you can nurse on one side and pump the other to take advanatage of the letdown.

    Mornings usually yield the most output of milk.

    Also pumping takes practice. Don't expect...
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    Re: definition of extended BF

    Techinically anything over one year would be considered EN. However, it means something different to many people.

    Moms who nurse 3 months think 6 months is considered EN.

    To me the first 2...
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    Re: How much to pump for newborn?

    In agreement that waiting until baby is at least 6 weeks would be more ideal. Mom is still establishing her milk supply.

    But the standard is to start with 2 oz and use a slow flow nipple and hold...
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    Re: Skinny baby

    He sonds like he is just growing at his own pace. Not all babies have rolls and your baby is just perfect. Just think he will probalby grow into a tall slim boy.

    My 9 year old was a big 8 lb 6...
  5. Re: Breastfeeding, Caffeine,Alcohol, and hyperactive milk production

    Moderation is the key. One beer or glass of wine is fine while breastfeeding.

    I personally had a cup of coffee each morning and a diet pepsi later in the day while breastfeeding.

    Some babies...
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    Re: Am I making enough milk??

    It's not a good idea to compare one baby to another. They are all very individual.
    Just like your first baby weighed in heavier than your second.

    I have 2 children who grew differently.

    My son...
  7. Re: Come on! We have to have a cute stories thread!

    Milkies is what my dd called it also, therefore my username:)

    Milkies worked for us good though. We could be anywhere and she would ask when she could have her milkies. No one knew exactly what...
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    Re: Forced to travel w/out baby

    If your husband and baby flew out and got their own room I don't see how your company could say he could not do this. They are not paying his way?
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    Re: Storing breast milk

    Here's a link to LLL guidelines on milk stoaage:
    http://lalecheleague.org/FAQ/milkstorage.html
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    Re: Guess I'll start this here party... :P

    Some babies nurse just as much as newborns in the second year of life and others hold on to just a few nursings. This doesn't mean they will wean right away.

    My daughter who weaned at close to 6...
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    Re: Reverse cycle feeding

    This is very common in some babies whos moms work all day. She is nursing well when you are home with her so it is not a problem.

    As she gets older she may take a bottle or sippy cup, but don't...
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    Re: Guess I'll start this here party... :P

    Former extended nurser here. My daughter nursed until she was close to 6 years old. She is now 9.

    I'm also a working mom. Worked as a firefighter when both of my children were born. Went back...
  13. Re: *I stopped breastfeeding, Now I want to start back*

    Get in touch with a LLL leader or lactatin counsultant to get your baby back to the breast.

    it is very possilbe to exclusively breastfeed, but help in person would be crucial
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    Re: I want to wean my son...

    Dr Hale is a leading authority on meds and breastfeeding and most meds for anxiety are perfectly safe for babies and breastfeeding moms.

    But If you do want to wean, do it slowly by cutting out one...
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