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    Re: uh oh..I think I may have a problem

    Hi and yes, that's what I've been doing..the problem is i think now she is so used to being supplemented afterward that she gets sooo upset after nursing if she doesn't get the extra formula. I was...
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    uh oh..I think I may have a problem

    Hello, ladies.
    DD is 6 weeks old and has been supplemented with formula since her first week appt. I could just kick myself for following their advice. They told me she needed to be supplemented...
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    Re: Period while nursing 2

    hmmm you know, I am not sure! Maybe you can search the archives on this site..I have met a couple of women who nursed still when they were pregnant. I am not sure if it varies or not.
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    Re: A silly question

    There are lots of times when DD will feed only on one breast..in fact, she has a favorite LOL. I just wait till she pulls off on her own and then go ahead and offer her the other..many times she...
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    Re: Period while nursing 2

    You can always look into natural family planning. TCOYF.com used to be a good site for that. I used it to get pg with my first , but I know of several women who use it to NOT get pregnant.
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    Re: period while nursing?

    Yes, after I had my first 2 children my periods were much more painful and I get very sick to my stomach!
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    Re: Nipple problems

    Ohhhhhhh yes, I can definitely relate! It was always a 2 handed event with my son, but I have become a little more proficient at it this time around! I roll up a blanket or a hand towel and prop it...
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    Re: Falling off weight charts?

    Hi, all 3 of my kids are long and skinny and all of them are in the 5th % for weight! With mine, though, they've pretty much always been there and haven't really dropped off..my oldest DD wasn't even...
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    Re: Under 2 weeks, and a host of problems

    {{{{{{{hugs}}}}}}} Sounds like you've been through alot! Kudos to you for your committment!!
    i am sure you will get some good ideas here!

    I also have an inverted nipple and was given breast...
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    Re: Weaning from nipple shield

    hey..ds was 4 months before he got the hang of it w/o the shield..maybe she just isn't use to the way the milk flows w/o the shield yet. don't give up :)
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    Re: gentian violet

    thanks a bunch :)
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    gentian violet

    I can't remember..do you use it once a day for a week? I remember how to use it just not how often and how long.

    Tiffany
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    Re: Gurgling noises!

    Sounds just like normal baby stuff to me..DD makes gurgling noises..out of her bottom!!! You can hear it across the room lol.
    If she's not fussy, don't worry about it. If she fusses and she's...
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    Re: Weaning from nipple shield

    oops, i just saw you said you didn't have much luck w/ the LC's there..if you can't find another one or a LLL , maybe you know of a mom who used to or does bf?? Sometimes that can help! If your...
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    Re: Weaning from nipple shield

    Hi there..I used a nipple shield with my son because he just had the worst latch..The downside for me w/ the shield is that it made my nipples sore and when I switched to bare breast he hated it! I...
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    Re: Question for reverse cyclers

    I am right in the middle of the reverse cycle lol..
    She has been this way for 2 weeks now (currently is 5 weeks old)
    She hasn't been miserable thus far..just me :)
    We don't co sleep either and so...
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    Re: 8 month old self-weaning???

    haha..my DS still wakes up and he's 23 months old! He doesn't nurse anymore, but he wakes easily! Hang in there!! It won't last forever :)
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    Re: 7 month old not nursing enough

    hi there..do you think you may have a forceful letdown? I did with my son and had to pump for a couple minutes before latching him on.
    You could always call your local LLL and see what they say or...
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    Re: Feeding Schedule

    None of my kids were ever on a schedule..well, actually my oldest was for the first 3 months because she was born at 32 weeks and we were told to feed her every 2 hours for weight gain. After that,...
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    Re: Thrush ?

    yep, that's what I'm thinking. I can't see any white patches in her mouth like my son used to get, but there is the definite white coating on her tongue..AND a few days ago I had a clogged duct. I...
  21. Temas: Thrush ?

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    Thrush ?

    Hmm I'm wondering if DD may have some thrush. Her tongue has a white coating on it..mind you, she still gets some formula supplement and that can cause a white coating as well, but since last night...
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    Re: Bulging ear drum, should we treat?

    I would probably just wait a few days, too . Are you supposed to go back to the ped to keep an eye on it? I only ask because my DS developed chronic ear infections ( he had 6 in 4 months) and...
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    Re: What does baby pulling off mean??

    This happened with my son, Cayden. What I had to do was pump for a minute before latching him on..the letdown was just too much for him at first.

    Tiffany
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    Question about 'cluster feedings'

    Hello, I have thought of a new question lol.

    It seems DD does her cluster feedings in the middle of the night and then goes for her long stretch in the afternoon. I've tried to encourage her to...
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    Re: period while nursing?

    i'm waiting for the nurse to call me back..it's actually just slight spotting..nothing heavy. Also, I had a c section..I am sure it is possible some placenta was left behind, but would that be very...
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