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    Re: using an SNS

    I used one with my first kiddo...it did help. I had a similar problem with not enough milk to keep baby's attention and the SNS did help me keep the baby awake and eating. I will say that it was a...
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    Re: Napping without Nursing

    idk if this will work for you but this is what I did and it seemed to work for us...

    As I was weaning, I began to set a nap schedule (we really did not have one before, she jsut would fall asleep...
  3. Re: 15 Month Son Who Was Almost Weaned is Wanting More

    My little girl did the same thing. We were down to just a nighttime feeding then all the sudden she was wanting to nurse a few times during the day...at first I gave in and fed her but then realized...
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    Re: when to start???

    I started giving solids at about 6.5 months...but that I feel is a personal preference...I felt we were both ready.
    I always fed solids after nursing to ensure that she got my milk first...I...
  5. Re: Frustrated nursing after ear infections/flu

    I would definitely drink more water...that always seemed to help me. You may try high protein foods.
    Another thing that worked for me when we got a bug was to feed a little earlier than...
  6. Re: tired of feeding her the same foods

    Here is something that I did to help my LO eat more veggies...i would crush some cherrios into a powder and take the veggies and roll them in the cherrio dust...it disguised the veggies or somehting...
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    Re: Too Much?

    I think that all babies are different and you have to go with what you feel works. i would say that if you are still having 8 nursing sessions and feel that she is getting enough breastmilk then the...
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    Re: Poop.

    My guess is the apples too...apples can stop them up. I had the same problem with my LO when I gave her apples. I was told that all the "p" fruits will help get things moving. Pruns work the best...
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    Re: Reglan?

    I used reglan also...it took about a week/week and a half to see that it was working...i too pumped like crazy. I did not have any side effects from the meds. Fenugreek did nothing for me...i think...
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    Re: sleeping ....

    I too have a baby that hates naps...here are some things that helped me get her to take a nap in the morning...

    take her for a walk in the stroller
    giver her a warm bath to calm her then try for...
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    Re: How do you manage it all?

    It can seem overwhelming...some days I felt that all I did was nurse and pump...but it does get easier! You are doing a great job providing for your baby!

    As far as the house, have you ever been...
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    Re: First Veggie Opinions Please

    we just started solids but i tried avocados and Lo rejected it...so I mixed in some breast milk...it was much better received but she still not a huge fan yet. However, sweet potatoes were a great...
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    Re: Mommy Hormones

    This is happening to me also. I heard that it was normal because you do not lose much hair during pregnancy so i thought it was normal...but curious as well. I think it is due to hormones???
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    Re: question about taking reglan

    I take a pill a day...I decreased gradually to that level...I started at 4 a day. I decreased my dosage by one pill per week till I was at the one a day mark. It seems to be helping my supply. I...
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    Callin all cosleepers

    I have been cosleeping for a while now. LO is 6 months old. I am a huge fan of cosleeping and it has worked very well for us...Lo is still not sleeping through the night so it allows me to rest...
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    Re: desperate mom

    I too had to give a bottle...but here is what worked for me...

    We worked on latching every feeding. Once she latched fairly well, i tried to bf for as long as possible before offering her a...
  17. Re: Working from home and newer baby

    I don't work from home but have to bring stuff home to do at night...Stinks!!

    Here is what I do. First I have my pump set up by the computer and I work at the computer while I pump. And...a...
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    Re: Trouble pooping.

    My LO did the same thing...she would not poo for a few days. The doctor said that was normal and that since she was not pooing as much she would have some gas...and boy does she! If it bothers her...
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    Re: catching a cold

    Thanks for all the great info! I have put a humidifier in my room and drinking lots of fluids. I am hoping that it passes soon.
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    catching a cold

    I think that I am getting a little cold...is it still okay to bf? I have some bm stored up but not enough to get through a week.

    Also, i know that I cannot take any nasal decongestant but is...
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    Re: Trying To Lose Weight...help

    I am in the same boat...so you are not alone. The only thing that has helped me is more water...and I try to not eat any empty calories...I have lost some but the progress is very slow.
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    Re: weight gain

    Here are her weights:

    birth 8 lbs 2 0z
    1 week 7 lbs 15 oz
    2 weeks 8 lbs 1 oz
    4 weeks 9 lbs 20 oz
    2 months 10 lbs 4 oz
    4 months 10 lbs 14 oz

    I weighed her on our scale at home and it...
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    Re: am I failing?

    Hello,

    I think that is crazy talk not feeding past 11...but I know some moms who are able to do that. One of my friends (formula feeding) puts her baby to bed at 9 and she sleeps till 7...my...
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    Re: am I failing?

    You are doing a great job!

    I am in the same boat with you...I have started to co-sleep because it is the only way I get any sleep. Before I would get maybe two hours between feedings. Now at...
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    Re: Reglan?

    Reglan worked for me! It has been great. I have been on it for about two months now and am taking two a day (eventually moving to one a day then none). I have not had a problem with over supply. ...
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