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  1. Re: 6.5 month old screaming at breast

    I thought that might be the case, too... I try to limit the solids he gets when I am home to around 4 ice cubes of food per day (he gets more if I'm at work,) and he gets 2.5oz ebm per day. I moved...
  2. Re: 6.5 month old screaming at breast

    Well in the past when I have tried to stop taking the domperidone, my supply really does tank. I pump every night at the same time (just after baby goes to bed) and I went from getting 3oz to 1. I...
  3. 6.5 month old screaming at breast

    My son is 6.5 months old and has been BF with bottled BM supplement since birth. He started some solids at 5 months and loves them. We have struggled from day 1 with BF, having to use a shield until...
  4. Re: Weaning off nipple shield... Need some reassurance.

    I wanted to share some progress for anyone else who may be going through this struggle:

    I have continued to have baby E weighed weekly, and he still is gaining a good amount of weight. In the...
  5. Re: Weaning off nipple shield... Need some reassurance.

    Thank you, that does give me hope that we won't be stuck with the shield forever! Glad to hear your kiddo has done so well without it.
  6. Re: Weaning off nipple shield... Need some reassurance.

    Oh, one more positive note: the LC did a pre/post feeding weight using the shield. Baby E got 2.5 oz with the shield when he was only sort of hungry, so he likely *is* getting a decent amount of milk...
  7. Re: Weaning off nipple shield... Need some reassurance.

    Sorry for the slow update... I had some trouble figuring out how to log back in :)

    I really appreciate the words of advice and encouragement. It's so good to know others have been here. Our...
  8. Weaning off nipple shield... Need some reassurance.

    I am currently working on getting my 2 month old son to nurse without a shield. We sometimes have minor successes (a minute or two latched with no shield and no hysterics,) but mostly he shrieks...
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