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    Dumb question, sorry in advance

    This is my first child and we've made it a year! :woohoo This past 3 weeks i've noticed my LO still likes the breast but he just drinks a little from one breast and leaves. I'm a litte intrigued...
  2. Do you chew for your baby? (Also broths)

    Hi ladies. I'm trying to do BLS, or at least what i think BLS is. My LO is 9 months old and we started offering solids at 7 months old but he'd just have a bite or two. As time has progressed, my...
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    Re: The cereal dilemma

    Cereal is a processed food. Any food that's in a box has to have preservatives in order to make it last long and in a box, otherwise how could manufacturers achieve such results?

    It's a not a...
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    Re: BFing 12 times in 24 hours. Ugh.

    This is true. I have to nurse my baby at least every 2 hours because i dont have enough mammary gland.

    Btw, The first 2 months he ate all the time at night. At three it was more like 3x a night....
  5. Re: Afraid on how to pump wean and on how to wean a baby. Help

    Thanks:D I'll try and see where this leads me. I'll try to wean the baby after a year and off the pump in one more month. If my breasts cant keep up at least i'll have enough donor milk to get me to...
  6. Re: Afraid on how to pump wean and on how to wean a baby. Help

    I guess. I fill up the sns to the 2 ounce mark. He drinks 1 ounce to 1.5 ounces on top of what he gets from my breast.
  7. Re: Afraid on how to pump wean and on how to wean a baby. Help

    I wish! From my left breast it's usually half an ounce. From my right between three fourths of an ounce to a whole ounce.
  8. Re: Afraid on how to pump wean and on how to wean a baby. Help

    I know. I'm freezing my milk bc the donor milk that was given to me is the oldest (oct 2010). I rather use the oldest milk so it doesnt go to waste.
  9. Re: Afraid on how to pump wean and on how to wean a baby. Help

    I'm using donor milk for all feedings, but i see what you're saying bc (i'm understanding correctly, sorry my mind is not so clear in the am) the pumping i do in between feedings i could just offer...
  10. Re: Afraid on how to pump wean and on how to wean a baby. Help

    In the beginning i had to use donated milk bc i wasnt making enough milk. So i'm still using that donated milk. I pump in between feedings (that sometimes the pumping sessions end up being after a...
  11. Re: Afraid on how to pump wean and on how to wean a baby. Help

    Thanks for the answer. I posted how much milk he often he takes. I've noticed since i started Goat's rue i'm able to make more milk and he has taken less donated milk. I pump every two hours, 15-20...
  12. Re: Afraid on how to pump wean and on how to wean a baby. Help

    I don't use the SNS for the first feeding of the day. I guess my breasts are still full from overnight that i guess it's ok. So then he does 6 more feedings during the day with the SNS averaging 1 to...
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    Re: Pumping Chit Chat....

    There's also a car adapter that can hook up to pumps if you need to pump on the road ...or if the power goes out. Lord knows it's helped me when i go see the In-laws.
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    Re: Aunt Flo

    I use an IUD that doesnt mess with my hormones, just doesnt let the swimming team through :lol I thought perhaps that could have something to do with it but bc it's a non-hormonal IUD i couldnt see...
  15. Re: Afraid on how to pump wean and on how to wean a baby. Help

    advice anyone?
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    Re: Aunt Flo

    It's a good thing you post this. My LO is 9 months old and AF HASN'T returned. When should i start worrying about it? :eye
  17. Afraid on how to pump wean and on how to wean a baby. Help

    So here's the scoop. I've had low milk supply and my baby is now 9 months old. I was told by an LC to pump IN BETWEEN FEEDINGS to increase supply and not to expect an increase until about 9 months...
  18. Re: How much does a 7 month old eat per feeding?

    i may add im still bf but i have to use a lactaid since im not yet making enougj. Hene why im asking on average how much a 7 mo old eats
  19. Questions about Pump weaning and breast weaning

    So i want to know in advance bc i just like to be prepared :rolleyes: So far we've made it 7 months bf :woohoo I have hopes to bf until my LO is at least 12 mo and if supply increases and if my boob...
  20. How much does a 7 month old eat per feeding?

    I know with bf every session might be different but due to let down problems i have to use a lactaid to help me nurse my baby. I supplement EACH feeding with 3 oz. (Half the time he finishes it + my...
  21. Re: **RANT** That's it! I GIVE UP!! She can have the **ing bottle.

    I also forgot to mention that beer helped me with production bc it has hops. The alcohol doesnt get in your milk bc your liver processess in a way that stops it from transferring to milk. I
  22. Re: **RANT** That's it! I GIVE UP!! She can have the **ing bottle.

    I'm so sorry that you have to go through this. I've definetely been in situations where i wanted to punch something or even someone because bf wasnt going my way. On page 2 you mentioning feeding her...
  23. Re: Has anyone had problems with milk flow

    I have done #2 and i think that has spoiled him even if i crimp it often. Breast compressions sometimes work but not often. I'll keep trying and i hope to make it to at least one year :gvibes One...
  24. Re: can frozen milk in bag be thawed in refrigirator

    I've thawed them in the fridge before but sometimes the milk gets a little gritty because of the frozen milk flakes that form during defrosting. Therefore you'd still have to put it under warm water...
  25. Re: Has anyone had problems with milk flow

    I'd like skin to skin contact but our house is so cold! :eye However i'll try the warm compresses before i nurse. I could try a few days giving him an ounce of milk to calm his hunger down via...
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