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    Re: how to deal with weaning pain

    at least your son was sleeping thru the night at 7 months old! mine didn't until he was 13 months. i also had some pain and leakage when he did that, but nothing like this was or like you did. ...
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    Re: how to deal with weaning pain

    just reporting in for anyone who will be going thru this soon: last night i slept without a bra (altho with some discomfort) for the first time in almost two weeks. this morning, i noticed that my...
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    Re: how to deal with weaning pain

    i saw the doctor yesterday for my first pre-natal apt. he said that it is just something that i will have to deal with and to put ice packs on it. i guess it is just one of those things that you...
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    how to deal with weaning pain

    my son is fifteen months old. our last nursing session was nine days ago when we weaned off of our final ritual: the bedtime nurse. i was okay for the first week, but the last two days my breasts...
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    too much cow's milk

    not sure where to post this, so here goes....

    my ds is almost 15 mos old. we are weaning (i am pregnant) and are down to just bedtime nursings.

    he LOVES cow's milk. he probably drinks about...
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    Re: weaning for pregnancy

    i haven't weaned him from nursing before bed but rather from nursing to sleep. he used to fall alseep in my arms in the glider while nursing, and then i would put him in the crib and leave the room....
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    weaning for pregnancy

    i am just a few weeks pregnant and have decided to wean my 14 month old son mainly because of the drain it is on me. we got down to two feedings a day, first thing and last thing, without too much...
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    Re: 8 mo old refusing solids

    thanks! i wasn't worried about his nutrition; i know from lll meetings that he is fine with just bm for a few more months, but i was worried (developmentally) about starting and then deciding that...
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    8 mo old refusing solids

    so we struggled with bfing but got the hang of it around 8 weeks.

    we put off the bottle until bfing was down, and then struggled with taking the bottle. he only took it when he i wasn't...
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    Re: Will I ever NOT have to use Nipple Shield??

    we used the shield for about 2 months before sucessfully weaning. in the weaning process, these are the steps that i took:

    after a while, i only used it at night when i was too tired to fight...
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    Re: Passing Gas While Nursing?

    i think that ds has figured out that nursing is a good way to pass the painful gas and wants to nurse sometimes soley for that reason! as soon as he has passed it, he is done nursing!
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    Re: afraid of early weaning

    oh, ds is not weaning now! this i know since he has no other food option other than the occasional raw carrot that i let him knaw on, mainly for his gums. but i am worried that as soon as i...
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    afraid of early weaning

    my ds is 5 1/2 months, so i am of course thinking of getting ready to start him on some solids. i have read the article that someone posted on a baby led approach and am planning to implement the...
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    Re: Has anyone else tried this?

    what's ppd?
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    Re: Will gripe water make baby sleep longer ?

    can you use gripe water while on zantac? where can it be found? how much? i will pay almost any price for more sleep!
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    Re: Baby doesn't take bottle but will take cereal

    is three months too early to try a sippy cup? my ds won't take a bottle, either, depsite constant and near heroic efforts by dh.
  17. Re: 2 questions--possible constipation and baby acne

    we found that the acne was caused by the huggies baby wash that we were using. it cleared up immediately when we switched to j&j head to toe baby wash. try using different washes. it may be an...
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    Re: Weaning from nipple shield

    i also used a shield and had a devil of a time weaning ds off of it. i continued to use it at night, when the battle wasn't worth it, for a couple of weeks after he was no longer using it during the...
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    Re: vomitting

    ds is nine weeks. it is vomit. it startles me that someone who only ate for a few minutes can throw up so much. he usually gets fresh bm straight from me. dh did manage to get him to take a...
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    vomitting

    ds has vomitted everytime that i have bf him since about 2 pm today. dh actually got him to take about 2 ounces from a bottle (very unusual) and he kept that down until i tried to bf him a little...
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    Re: first time mom and sore nipples

    some of the nipple is white, but not the whole thing. and by flattened, i mean elongated and flat, not flat against my breast: just to clarify. :) his tongue is white, but i can't tell if other...
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    Re: first time mom and sore nipples

    incidentally, my nipples are flattened a little and have white patches on them after most nursing sessions, even if i do not have any pain after latching. also, i did have anti-biotics during...
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    Re: first time mom and sore nipples

    boy can i sympathize! it sounds like you have damaged nipples, like i do. my ds is almost seven weeks, and i still have occasional severe discomfort, but mostly now it is just momentary pain when...
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    Re: sleeping at the breast

    kate, well, i think that he does indeed have a cold. he has a bit of a runny nose and a lot of snot coming out, and he has been sleeping more during the day than he had been for the last couple of...
  25. Temas: latch question

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    Re: latch question

    i also have a bruise on my areola, and now i have two protrusions that look like straight, long, pimples. most of the time, i am sure that ds is not getting enough areola in his mouth, but nursing...
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