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    one year old feeding all night long

    My one year old has had 3 + weeks now of very frequent feeds at night. 6 times not uncommon. He seems very happy during the day and not terribly tired, certainly not cranky. I on the other hand......
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    Re: Night feeds at 9 months old....

    Can fully sympathize as my 9 1/2 month who finally went off a strike ! <: now wants to feed every 1 1/2 to 2 hours! All night long!
    And it is nice to know that this happens. For the sake of parents...
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    Re: 9 month old son on STRIKE?

    ears is a good thought but why just during the day for no feeds?
    but better to be safe and check them out
    teething : three in, the fourth could well be coming...
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    Re: 9 month old son on STRIKE?

    thanks
    full i doubt as he acts hungry and his diet is no different than 4 days ago

    being a 9 mos old is for sure: lots to do and explore
    yes, lots of baby wearing but no nudity!
    awaking from a...
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    9 month old son on STRIKE?

    Your advice would be most welcome
    my 9 month old son was exclusively breastfed till 6-1/2 months age then gradual inclusion of solids, now three meals a day has NOW completely stopped breastfeeding...
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    Help with flying 6 month old

    Must travel with my 6 mo boy tomorrow and he is sick with a bad cold
    he normally flies just fine but the flight here was awful: not only was he in pain the whole way but he wouldn't take my breast...
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    Re: Iron for a preemie?

    thanks: how often did you need to get iron tests?
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    Re: Iron for a preemie?

    may i ask; how preemie were your babies and what weights
    mine is 34 weeks 2200gms
    and i would rather not supplement but the post above makes me less nervous
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    Re: Iron supplementation ?

    Well this is a preemie forum so All the moms here must have some experience with this as national guidelines suggest ALL preemies be on iron, breastfed or if only formula a high iron verison...so i...
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    Re: Iron supplementation ?

    No one else care to comment: i see 144 views? are all of the other moms with preemie infants giving their loved ones iron supplements per the doctors orders?
    I would love to do a poll?
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    Re: Iron supplements for a Preemie

    No one else has any thoughts or suggestions on best practices? Thanks
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    Re: Iron supplementation ?

    any recmmended brands of iron? the comon ones have too much unneccesary stuff
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    Re: Iron supplementation ?

    thanks. I re-asked a slightly different question above: memory not so good these days!
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    Iron for a preemie?

    Well, my doctor is recommending iron for my son as he came 6 weeks early....he is now 6 weeks old and growing well exclusively breastfed after week one.
    So many people say the iron drops are a...
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    Iron supplements for a Preemie

    Well, my doctor is recommending iron for my son as he came 6 weeks early....he is now 6 weeks old and growing well exclusively breastfed after week one.
    So many people say the iron drops are a...
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    Re: Poly-Vi-Sol ?

    Well, lots of confusion and questions out there.
    As for policy, the american academy of pediatrics DOEs recommend supplemneting iron and vit d to all exclusively breasfted babies who are preterm...
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    Re: can't take the nights anymore!

    If it helps to add one more voice, our 5 week old 34 week preemie is in the same boat: he loves being up at night, fussing and grunting but rarely crying loudly: that just seems to be his thing right...
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    Best Bottle nipple type?

    I am exclusively breastfeeding my 34 week son who is now 5 weeks old and gaining weight great.
    The other night i went out and my husband cared for him for one feed, giving him my pumped milk. We...
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    Iron supplementation ?

    Any good advice on the introduction or use of iron supplements for a 34 week 2200 (now 3100 gm)preemie, now 5 weeks old, exclusively breastfed?
    I find lots of opinions and few facts to support or...
  20. Re: Help- My Son Is A Tongue Thruster!!!what Can I Do To Get Him To Breast

    Try using your finger to pull his tongue gently forward by lightly laying your finger on top of his tongue and withdrawing it when and not before he opens.
    worked for me to retrain my son bottle...
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    Disposable Similac Orthodontic Nipples

    Why are these disposable one time use only: they appear very similar to non-disposable latex nipples?
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    Best nipple type for supplemental feeding

    Is one brand better than another for 34 week 2000 gm baby who needs supplemental feeds: we have tried the cup and syringe without great success (very time consuming)
    So far we have tried NUK latex...
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    Re: NICU Confusion

    The attacks are justified and are not personal i think. The folks who are angry about their NICU experiences should ne listened to and not dismissed as is currently the norm. We are not angry at the...
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    Re: Breastfeed unfriendly NICU

    What a tragedy it is the current state of affairs of this nations NICUs and intermediate care facilities in terms of NOT accommodating and encouraging breastfeeding !!
    We had the same experience:...
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