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    Re: cleaning pump at work

    I pump twice at work and use a clean set of horns each time. I assemble my horns and bottles at home in the morning before I go to work. It's easier and I do not have to worry about Sterilizing...
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    Re: Ugghhh I am so frustrated...

    My simple reply "This is not up for discussion!" If it is a women who has children mother, aunt, grandmother, or best friend. "You raised your children your way and I will raise my little one MY...
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    Re: pumping advice needed`

    It is really hard the first time you try. You have to learn to relax and think about your baby nursing. Don't think "I have to get milk" "I have to get milk" because then you are not relaxed. ...
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    Re: please help!!!!

    I remember this oh so well. I too had latch problems and cracked nipples so I pumped and gave it to her with a bottle. Now what is happening when you put her to the breast is that she is not...
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    Re: Pumping Problems

    Use the lanoline before you pump. Just a little it acts as a lubricant and it helps. Also how much water are you drinking? Try to get a big glass of water before you pump. Trust me this really...
  6. Re: Please Read Need Help ASAP Failure to Thrive Issue with Twins

    You are in my prayers! You are a strong women. Are you allowed to go in with your DH or do you wait for the 6 hours for him to get out of chemo? If you wait, I would take twins with you to Chemo...
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    Re: Strange Experience w/LetDown

    it's funny because my older daughter (6 yrs) sits to hold the baby & will ask for a drink of water as well:confused: not really knowing why I ask for a glass of water when i nurse. I thought it was...
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    Re: Your first exposure to ENing?

    I was never exposed to bf, but always knew I would. The first time I saw anyone bf was at church and I was a little shocked. Not sure why I guess because I had never seen it before. Anyway I bf my...
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    Re: Strange Experience w/LetDown

    I was told that it was not related to breast feeding but I too would get the pain in my back when dd would latch. Now I get it from time to time and hardly notice it. What my dh thinks is funny is...
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    Re: Pumping in a Bathroom... funny story

    Well that's also nice to hear that a male boss is supportive. I have a female boss who only had one child(<-now 25 yrs old) and I guess is not to fond of the idea of me pumping. So we just don't...
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    Re: Mastitis in week 2

    Boy do I remember having mastitis. My baby did not want to latch either. But to releave pain and to help clear it up I would take HOT baths and pump right after. You have to massage the infected...
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    Re: EBM does not freeze

    You can also look in the paper and get a deep freeze for next to nothing as well. I have two sets of horns and bottles that I carry to work so I do not have to clean anything until I get home. Hope...
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    Re: Skin Flaking off Aerolas!

    That was the way my thrush started. My baby had no symptoms and the only thing I really noticed was my nipples were pink and starting to flake and they are normally brown:eek: . I disregarded it...
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    Re: definition of extended BF

    I think they say it is best to nurse for 2 yrs. I aim for 1 yr and if she still wants to bf after that I try to keep it to morning or evening feedings only. Anything more goes in a sippy. But...
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    Re: Desperate for help...

    If you have a pump use it often, it helps to draw the nipple out for a better latch. I too had a very bad cracked nipple from a poor latch. The other thing I learned is to squeeze your nipple at a...
  16. Re: What was/is your favorite breastfeeding moment!?

    My favorite moment is when I was in the bath with her. She hadn't latched on in about 3 weeks (we had may obstacles) and I guess she was so comfortable in the warm water she just latched right on. ...
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    Re: Pumping in a Bathroom... funny story

    That's to funny!;) I've actually had a few stop at the door and try and figure out what the noise is. They don't say anything just listen. Then there are those who hear a noise and walk right...
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    Re: Question about WIC...

    I knew that eating tuna has something to do with dha so I looked it up. You can go to this web site and read up on it. I hope this helps.
    http://www.kellymom.com/nutrition/vitamins/DHA-mother.html
  19. Re: *I stopped breastfeeding, Now I want to start back*

    It's called fenugreek(spell). I have another question. A friend of mine from work gave me powder fenugreek and I was wondering how much of this I should take per day and how I should take it? She...
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