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  1. Temas: Help Again..

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    Re: Help Again..

    my left side was always larger and always made more milk.
    i read someplace that it is natural for one side to make more...and for you to use it more.
    if you are right handed you probably do a few...
  2. Temas: My Hair!

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    Re: My Hair!

    my sister told me to stop wearing my hair in ponytails or in those little twisty things b/c my hair is/was so thin. i told her to try to take care of my dd and get ready for life without using a...
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    Re: Anyone else not feel their let down???

    i have been nursing dd for almost a year now and i have NEVER felt a let down. i pumped 2x at work until late novemeber and never felt it then either.
    i wouldnt worry about not feeling the let...
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    Re: Breast surgery

    i know that this isnt exactly the same thing but...
    i had a breast augmentation. i was worried about being able to nurse too.
    of course when i had the surgery nursing was the last thing on my...
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    Re: Help! Please!

    i would say it was a virus too.
    i had a bad one in november. my dh got it first and then me. i nursed through it and dd was the least sick of the three of us. she only threw up a little bit one...
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    Re: Extreme frustration..thinking of quitting

    i agree with all of the others who have said that you should keep on nursing...
    some breastmilk is better than no breast milk at all. and, you could try to let him sleep with you...and nurse...
  7. Re: hes drawing blood......teeth during bfing

    dd did the same thing as far as bite and pull.
    i have to admit that i did scream a few "awwwww"s!
    go to dr sears or kellymom and pull up some of their information on biting when nursing.
    i...
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    Re: My 3 week old cried during a feeding

    it could be a little air got into her stomach. you could always pat her on the back and little and then try again.
    other than that i don't think that i would be worried. just be sure to watch for...
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    Re: Breast Pads & Sore Nipples

    i personally think that you should keep the lanolin on the nipples. i used it religiously for about 6 mos. and...i didnt leak but used the disposable pads b/c i didnt want the lanolin on my bras...
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    Re: help with 2 day old....

    congrats on the new baby!

    keep letting him nurse as much as he wants.
    dont take him off of the breast.
    in the early days my dd was attached to the breast all of the time - seriously.
    i...
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    Re: Introduce Cows Milk?

    when my dd was 10mo she did the same thing. she went down to 2x a day with nursing. i had some froz ebm that i used for a while and then i had to mix with formula.
    the start of our decline was...
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    Re: are bf babies just not big on sippy cups?

    my dd takes a cup with a straw.
    she goes to a daycare that is associated with ucp. the occupational therapists there work with each kid to develop a cup for them. they "say" that the straw cups...
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    Re: I got a food processor for Christmas!!

    ooohhhh i just love my food processor. i dont use it any more since we are on table food.
    apple sauce is oh so easy
    dd loved pears too
    squash
    carrots
    greenbeans
    black eye peas
    butter/lima...
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    Re: high chair recommendations

    i was going to suggest a booster or a bumbo seat.
    i put my babe in the bumbo on the table while i fed her. we eventually went to an antique high chair that is wood...
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    Re: General question on frequency

    my dd did the same thing until she was almost 7 mos old.
    that is when we ramped up the solids...
    i wouldnt worry about frequency. just respond to his needs...
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    Re: Poop!!!!! how many times a day????

    my dd is almost 12mo and still poos 3-4 times each day?
    dont ask me why...she has always been a big pooper and farter. she must take after her dad.:lol
  17. Temas: 18 more days

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    18 more days

    This is sort of a boastful post...and somewhat bittersweet as well.

    18 more days until dd is 1 year old. I cannot believe the time has gone so fast. This may sound strange, but I miss the early...
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    Re: the end??? so heart broken

    Thanks for all of the help. Dd woke up around 10ISH last night and wouldn't nurse then either. I brought her to bed and at some point in the night she woke up with the ears hurting again. I tried...
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    the end??? so heart broken

    my dd is now 10 mo. she is now refusing to nurse. i don't know if she is self weaning? if she is on a strike? if she loves the bottle more than me now? if her CONSTANT ear infections just hurt...
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    Re: Newbie Advice

    Hello Newbie!:welcome

    those first few days can be completely crazy! i remember. my daughter seemed to stay attached to my boob non stop. the longer she nurses now, the quicker your wife's milk...
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    Re: Not enough milk

    i dont really have much to offer in the way of help...
    i am going through the same thing right now and my lo just turned 9mos old.
    when i pump i am lucky to get 3 oz at each session. when dd...
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    Re: HELP......She's Biting!!

    my dd did that when she was cutting her 2 bottom teeth. i would always say, "no biting" sternly and then remove her from the breast. i would wait 15 sec or so and then let her start again.
    she now...
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    Re: How long are you planning to BF?

    i plan on letting dd nurse until she wants to stop.
    it is one of the greatest relationships of my life - my nursing relationships - and i plan on staying in it until she wants to move on.
    and...2...
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    Re: Off to a bad start for the 2nd time.

    here are my suggestions...
    1. relax
    2. relax
    3. call a local lll leader and let them come visit you to help out
    4. call your lc and make them help you!
    5. apply lansinoh lanolin to your...
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    Re: is your baby on scheduled feeding times?

    no schedule...more of a routine.
    i read dd to see when she wants to eat. if that means nursing her for 30 minutes, getting a 30 minute break, and then back at it again, then so be it. nursing on...
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