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    Re: Storage at work

    I've always been afraid of the cooler packs. Between when I leave for work and when I get home is about 14 hours. Will they keep my milk cool enough?
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    Re: Storage at work

    You're right to be confused. It doesn't make sense. The breast milk fridge is mostly for moms (patients) who are pumping for different reasons and want to save their milk. Employees have always kept...
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    Re: Storage at work

    I guess I should clarify something. I don't have a problem keeping my milk in the employee food fridge. Working in the hospital there was a lot of controversy over "body fluids" in with food. I work...
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    Storage at work

    I work in a hospital, I came back to work when my daughter was 3 months old. Since then I have pumped at work and kept my milk in the "breast milk fridge". Yesterday I actually had a few people...
  5. Re: How will I continue to BF after 1 year?

    I agree. I am also a RN working 2-3 12 hour shifts and had no problem pumping at work. Granted I work on a post partum unit so the breastfeeding is really encouraged. I too liked to pump right...
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    Re: inappropriate comments?

    Thanks for the comments. I guess I have to think of a way to teach Layla different ways to ask to nurse. It's been strange watching her learn to speak and the interesting ways she sees our world. My...
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    inappropriate comments?

    I've had a hard time with Layla asking to nurse in a way that I find, well uncomfortable. She is 14 months old and if she gets fussy she will pull my shirt open at the neck, reach in, grab me and...
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    Re: Night feeds for 12 week-old

    Honestly still going thru this with a 10 month old. Considering kicking her out of my bed to see if she will sleep longer without the temptation next to her. But she is so sweet and pretty and I love...
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    Re: Very Painful Letdown

    I can really relate. I am currently breastfeeding my 3rd child. With my first 2 I had a tingling letdown and a ton of milk.... I wish I had known how wonderful my supply was then.... But this time...
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    Re: Sunburnt feeling...?

    I had that feeling really badly at around 2 weeks. I didn't have any other symptoms of thrush and neither did the baby but at one point I couldnt stand the feeling of clothes on my breasts. Everyone...
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    Re: side lying position

    I LOVE side lying!! It is by far my favorite position, even during the day. It gives me a reason to lay down with my angel and relax. She I do use a blanket to press against her back so that she...
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    Re: Milk Thistle; Blessed Thistle

    When I did a search on milk thistle I found a few things about it being used in history for milk supply but not a whole lot else. Of course with all herbs I can't find anything to say weither or not...
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    Milk Thistle; Blessed Thistle

    Question about herbs. I have taken fenugreek in the past for milk supply and have gotten on ok result but I'm curious about other options. I've heard about taking blessed thistle, but what is the...
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    Re: Not the same

    The brace is on 24 hours for now and then mid September will go to just nights for at least a year. I have been considering a lactation consult but I'm not sure how much it will help. I'm a post...
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    Not the same

    I need help! I am currently breastfeeding my 3rd child and the experience has been less than satisfying. My first daughter was born at 25 weeks and was in the NICU for 4 months. Although I pumped for...
  16. Re: any nurses or medical personnel? freaking out re: germs at work

    I work in a post partum unit so I can relate to some of the fears. I had my 1st contact precaution patient last week and I even though I gowned and scrubed appropriately after each contact with my...
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