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  1. Re: WIC provides FREE PIS or Ameda double electric pump to income-qualifying mothers.

    I think it really depends on the city/county you live in as to whether you get a free double electric pump or not. My county WIC will loan you a Medela Lactina for the year, but you get it based on...
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    Re: No milk so how do you enjoy food?

    With my LO I cant do milk, and will probably have to cut out all dairy soon, but I second the rice milk, esp with cereal b/c it has a slightly sweet taste.
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    Re: age to introduce a bottle...

    The general rule is 4-6 weeks, with the earliest I have seen is 3 weeks (what the lit the hospital gave me stated and a friend of mine suggested). DD is 5 weeks, and she had her first expressed...
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    Re: How much should/does an 8 week old eat?

    My LO at last weigh in over a week ago was 9lbs 6 oz. She is currently 5 weeks and assuming her stomach is completely empty she will take between 2.75-3.25oz a bottle feeding.
  5. Re: When Should you purchase double elec pump?

    I have considered it, but I can justify spending that much a month, when I can buy a PISA (through Hackley) or PY for 3-4 months rental. However, MA will cover a rental for 3 months, so I might...
  6. Re: When Should you purchase double elec pump?

    Yeah, I am pretty sure that I will be working, I just dont know exactly when
  7. When Should you purchase double elec pump?

    I dont know exactly when I will be working again. However, most jobs in my area, when they do hire you, you pretty much start immediately- a few days from getting the jobs. The earliest I would be...
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    Re: Bottles to use for bm

    I just introduced the bottle to my LO last week, and she has done very well with the Dr. Brown's bottles. The only issue is that I use a nipple shield for my left breast, so if I give her a bottle...
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    Re: Fast feeding sessions

    Same thing happened with my baby. She went from eating 23-25 min to eating about 8-12 min, and she only takes one breast per feeding. After frantically worrying that something was wrong, I just...
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    Re: How do I get LO to take more hindmilk?

    Thanks everyone for all of your help. I revisited the block feedings and it has worked a lot better. I did it based on breast fullness, not on time, and her poops turned back yellow. She is still...
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    Re: How do I get LO to take more hindmilk?

    Thanks noodlenerd for the info. I have eaten some dairy, but not a lot, and I have had some tea, so I will cut back on these to see if any improvements occur
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    Re: How do I get LO to take more hindmilk?

    I know right. DH was changing her diaper, and I was asking him a million and one questions about her poop, and he looked at me like I was crazy, and then just handed me the diaper so I could inspect...
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    Re: How do I get LO to take more hindmilk?

    Update: Well she still eating about the same and her poops went from yellow, to yellow-green, and now they are straight green. I will probably get her weighed sometime next week during my home...
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    Re: How do I get LO to take more hindmilk?

    Well about 40 minutes ago, I checked her diaper and it was bright yellow, so I did a little happy dance for about a min, until she pooped again and it was yellow-green. I feed her and she ate for...
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    How do I get LO to take more hindmilk?

    My LO is 2wks, 6 days old today, and for the past week, she only eats for about 8-10 mins each feeding and I feed her about 8 times a day and I have to usually tickle her a lot to get her to that 10...
  16. A Few Questions for Double Electric Pump Users

    1) What pump do you use and what made you choose this pump?

    2) How often do you pump each day and for how long?

    3) What is your average milk output per breast after pumping and how many oz are...
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    Pumping and Breast Compressions

    I was just curious to see if anyone does breast compressions (similiar to how you would with LO at the breast) when pumping.

    Does this greatly increase your milk output? Does it cut back on...
  18. how long does it take for you to warm milk?

    I am pumping 2x a day using a manual Medela Harmony in order to ensure my ducts are emptying since I am using a nipple shield. I was just curious as to how long it takes for you to warm milk that...
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    Re: Husband and Breastfeeding

    My DH basically expresses the same sentiment, though he will get up once to burp and change the baby at night. When I was preggo, he was not too keen on the idea of BF particularly in public, and he...
  20. Temas: Empty?

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    Re: Empty?

    Thanks Jen!
  21. Temas: Empty?

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    Re: Empty?

    I believe she is getting enough based on her weight and diapers. However, I wanted to make sure my supply isnt being decreased by not feeding enough on a particular side. I would like to know when...
  22. Temas: Empty?

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    Re: Empty?

    My baby is 9 days old. I am just not quite sure, b/c I dont get really engorged, just slightly esp on my left side.
  23. Temas: Empty?

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    Empty?

    How do I know that my breast has been completely "emptied"?
  24. Re: How do I know my milk has come in and what color should it be?

    Thanks everyone. I guess I was just freaking out a bit b/c I was waiting for it to spray, but LO seems content, so I am happy about that.
  25. How do I know my milk has come in and what color should it be?

    My baby was born on Sat 7/21, and I am a bit confused at to if my milk has come in or not. I have flat nipples and my LC has me on nipple shields for the time being. My breasts do feel slightly...
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