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  1. Re: A little sinky downstairs :( Help mamma of baby girls!

    what kind of diapers are you using? with sposies my dd gets a bit stinky sometimes, but not so much with cloth. also, I don't know what your climate is like, but here it's 100+ degrees right now...
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    Re: Anemia in my 15 month old

    can you tell us some of the foods he will eat and we might be able to give you some tips as far as beefing up the iron content without him knowing. along with the foods mommal mentioned, watermelon...
  3. Re: Best sources of iron for a 9 month old?

    watermelon is a great source of iron and easy to eat without teeth! and like a pp said, blackstrap molasses- added to oatmeal or baked goods.
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    Re: Sudden DROP in supply

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    sounds like your supply is regulating, which is exactly what you want. I know it's weird and a bit scary when your breasts aren't hard suddenly but don't panic! baby needs 1-1.5 oz an...
  5. Re: 2 month old: When will it get easier? *long post...*

    oh, so lame! a good nurse will go with the flow and want to make things as easy and pain-free as possible for baby. you should be able to sit in the office chair with baby on your lap nursing for...
  6. Re: 2 month old: When will it get easier? *long post...*

    a tip for painful vaccinations: try breastfeeding during the vaccination. it can be a little bit of a juggling act for the nurse, but if she/he's good she'll work around you. my dd barely notices...
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    Re: Teething ?!?

    my dd showed teething signs at around 3 months but didn't get her first tooth until 8 months. let's just say it's been a long road paved with much ibuprofen! try some cold teethers (I really like the...
  8. Re: Despite 11 months I still don't feel my milk is good eno

    right? man, if one more person says to me, "She's so tiny," I might just punch them :headslap I actually had someone tell me the other day that her kids were that big when they were born :scratch
  9. Re: Despite 11 months I still don't feel my milk is good eno

    no advice here, but I complete understand where you're at. my dd, who is still BF on demand, just now at 18 months, hit 20 pounds. I have often felt the way you do. I know my dd is fine, she's a...
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    Re: Starting Solids ?

    there is a sub forum here all about solids: http://forums.llli.org/forumdisplay.php?10-Introducing-Solids
    browse there and you will find a wealth of information.
    and here are the kellymom pages on...
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    Re: Argh, this isn't fun anymore

    we invested in a junk load of throw away picnic table clothes for under the high chair. I also give my dd a plastic spoon which tends to keep her more focused on her food for some reason instead of...
  12. Re: nervous about baby's weight, fever for a solid week, ???

    here's the Dr Sears page on fevers: http://www.askdrsears.com/topics/childhood-illnesses/fever
    He says that a temp of up to 99 is normal, 100 is low grade. a lot of viruses run their course in a...
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    Re: Nursing after chemotherapy

    oh my gosh. reading this thread I am speechless. you are an inspiration mamma! good luck and many happy thoughts for nursey day!!!
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    Re: Brestfeeding in public(long)

    just a little tip since everyone has already given you great advice and encouragement: at my local WIC office they have these business cards with the breastfeeding law printed on them. you might stop...
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    Re: Birth control and Lactation ?!?

    The kellymom site mentions Plan B (the morning after pill) here: http://kellymom.com/bf/can-i-breastfeed/meds/birthcontrol/ and says that it is compatible with breastfeeding (it is progesterone only)...
  16. Re: Need Help with my 24 month old Breastfeeding Toddler

    my 17 month dd is the same way! here are some really helpful tips from Dr Sears on picky eaters: http://www.askdrsears.com/topics/feeding-infants-toddlers/feeding-picky-eater-17-tips
    the thing that...
  17. Re: How much water should my 16 month old be drinking?

    I thought the same thing with my LO, so I don't know if my supply is just lower due to solid intake and the natural weaning process or maybe because of all the drive-by nursing she does instead of...
  18. Re: How much water should my 16 month old be drinking?

    this is my dd (17 months) to a T. we do the flaxseed meal too, but I don't know how much it's helped. what has helped noticeably is a ton of blueberries. remember that giving extra fiber only works...
  19. Re: feeling like nothing i'm doing is right

    that swallowing thing you're talking about sounds a lot like what my dd does sometimes. it's seems she swallowed "wrong" and will start swallowing over and over again (when she's not eating or...
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    Re: I'm so proud

    :highfive awesome job mama and happy birthday baby! :hb
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    Re: Made it to a year!

    :hb happy birthday baby (and mama)! that one year mark feels like such an accomplishment, doesn't it? :thumbsup
  22. Re: Trying to stay strong and stick to my guns!

    Do it mama! Stick to your guns. It sounds like you are absolutely on the right track. I know it's hard to constantly have to defend yourself and your choices, but when it comes to breastfeeding, it's...
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    Re: just for fun--weird nursing habits

    right now my dd has to bring a toy to play with while nursing... several times she has brought her xylophone (mallet and all) and will try to hold it above her head and play while latched on. really...
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    Re: quick survey

    I got AF back at 7 months EBFing on demand around the clock... but now at 16 months pp it's still crazy irregular. just had a 43 day cycle and AF came the day I sent my DH out for pregnancy tests....
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    Re: Heartbroken :( help!

    oops, posted the same time as mommal, but yes, what she said! :)
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