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    Do you think it is possible...

    Do you think it is possible to relactate by exclusively pumping to a goal of one 8 oz bottle a day? I still can express some milk but my supply is very very low.
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    relactating

    Im looking for the relactation forum with no luck.

    could be that I need a big dose of sleep but could someone point me in the right direction? :shrug

    thanks
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    Re: bf'ing and jaundice

    Thank you for that. I stopped completely for a couple of days but now Im insipired to try again.

    My husband is now on vacation and will be a lifesaver, Im going to keep trying this week to get...
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    Re: bf'ing and jaundice

    Thanks for the link. Im not ready to give up yet, Id feel SO guilty. I wanted to BF so bad, I cried like a baby (from happiness!) when my colostrum started leaking during pregnancy. I had a reduction...
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    Re: bf'ing and jaundice

    Oh he has a wet diaper every 2 hours at least, then he will pee on me when Im changing him, sometimes several times :lol

    It was my lactation consultant who suggested he had jaundice and the nurse...
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    Re: bf'ing and jaundice

    He was really sleepy but seems to be getting better now. He latches onto one side well and I can hear a good suck swallow pattern, but on the other side he sucks and no swallows, or I just hear...
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    Re: bf'ing and jaundice

    I have no idea how my supply is. I do pump but Im aware that it cannot accurately tell you. I do know that it is not much though, I am only pumping about 5 mL from BOTH breasts together, in a 15...
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    Re: bf'ing and jaundice

    He is 8 days old, and I offer a bottle of formula after every nursing. He WAS having lots of wet/poopy diapers, 8-12 a day poops, but the past couple of days it has slwed down a lot, only 2 yesterday...
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    bf'ing and jaundice

    I made a post about my struggles with this already but now I have a new question as he is doing better :clap

    My baby would not latch well from day one, he was very lazy and they said it was...
  10. Re: sleepy baby, lazy suckle, not latching

    I have another question too, I noticed today he is pooping a lot. About every hour. I think this is good to flush out the jaundice but I also noticed it has gone from meconium, to brown, to yellowish...
  11. Re: sleepy baby, lazy suckle, not latching

    Yes the lactation consultant is IBCLC, and she didnt test his jaundice levels, Im not sure why. I think it is because a nurse is expected to come for a home visit today and check him out. His weight...
  12. Re: sleepy baby, lazy suckle, not latching

    Thanks for your help :) He was actually born 2 weeks early. I went to the lactation consultant today, and she said he has a little jaundice too. I got the hang of latching him on!!! :clap We still...
  13. Re: sleepy baby, lazy suckle, not latching

    I am pumping to keep my supply going and supplementing because he wont eat if I dont feed him something. I cant get him to stay on:cry
  14. Re: sleepy baby, lazy suckle, not latching

    He is 3 days old, he was 7 lbs 10 oz at birth, and his going home weight yesterday was 7 lbs 3 oz. I am trying to nurse before a bottle, I do skin to skin, let him root and try to find the breast,...
  15. sleepy baby, lazy suckle, not latching

    I am seeing a lactation consultant but am looking for plenty of different opinions.

    right now what I am doing is not working. I am supplementing what I pump with formula, I only pump about 2 mL...
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