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    Re: Pacifier and other questions

    Thanks for your ideas. Hope this phase passes off soon.
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    Sore throat and nursing

    What (medications) can I take while having terrible sore throat while bfing? And to make it even more worse, my baby (10 weeks) is having nasal congestion too.

    I normally take loads of honey + hot...
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    Re: Pacifier and other questions

    Is it okay to have it for over 30 mins without falling asleep?
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    Pacifier and other questions

    My son is 10 weeks old and has been exclusively breastfed for the past 2.5 weeks. Previously he was bottlefed on pumped bm. He want to be held always and my nipples are already very sore. I have been...
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    How to feed?

    I am having a 9 week old son with whom I'm facing enough problems with bfing. I am having very sore nipples for which I'm applying Dr.Newman creme. I started to directly bf only about 9 days back and...
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    Re: Continuously feeding...not satisfied

    It doesn't seem like growth spurt to me. He has been doing the same for the past 3 days eating every hour for atleast 25-30 mins and I am tired and starting to doubt myself (whether I am producing...
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    Re: Continuously feeding...not satisfied

    My LLL leader wasn't sure whether it was thrush but had asked me to use Dr.Newmans nipple creme and my doctor had prescribed the same for me. I am using the creme after every feed and am nursing the...
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    Re: Continuously feeding...not satisfied

    Firstly.. about your nipples..has the redness and flaking you are experiencing only started with the direct nursing?


    The redness and flaking has been there since I started pumping but I am in...
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    Continuously feeding...not satisfied

    I have been trying to directly bf my 9 weeks old for the past 1 week and its driving me crazy. First, I have a lot of pain in the nipple, my nipples hurt a lot and they look red with all the spots...
  10. Re: Need Experienced Help in Oversupply Reduction ASAP (long sorry)

    I can really understand your problems. Even I have been an exclusive pumper for 8 weeks and just started to put my baby directly on me. This link helped me last night.
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    Always feeling engorged

    I have been trying to directly bf my 9 week old son for the past 4 days and is going bit okay. However I still have sore nipples and therefore bf still hurts but not as badly as before. I had been...
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    BFing help questions

    My son is 9 weeks old now and I have been pumping and feeding him for all these days with a couple of direct bf sessions daily owing to his poor latch. Now that I had attended a LLL meeting and one...
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    Re: Will nipple shield help ?

    PS: Hadn't I found this site, I would have given up bfing/ feeding my son with ebm even early. I am very grateful to the members of this site and would recommend this site to struggling mothers like...
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    Re: Will nipple shield help ?

    During the 6 hrs exclusive nursing, my son had 2 really good wet diapers and 1 dirty diaper. No I didn't pump after nursing because my LLL leader suggested me not to pump for atleast 24- 48 hrs just...
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    Re: Will nipple shield help ?

    Thanks Laura for your advice
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    Re: Will nipple shield help ?

    The LC returned my call and told me that I may go ahead with the nipple shield but need to watch for my son's latch. If he's not going to latch on properly with the shield, then it might land me in...
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    Re: Will nipple shield help ?

    With all the frustration, my son had a very bad spit up and I am helpless. I didn't pump much today and I have only few ounces of BM in my fridge. I am afraid I might end up giving formula for my...
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    Re: Will nipple shield help ?

    He opens his mouth not so wide, but I could see him swallowing for 5 mins and after that he simply chews on me. I could see myself feeling full within 30 mins or so. I am using only the Lanolin cream...
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    Re: Will nipple shield help ?

    Yep.. I am having pain throughout feeding particularly very severe during the initial latch on. It seem I have almost lost the black membrane on my nipple (they are pink now...I guess the next stage...
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    Re: Pain in the boob.

    Sorry to hear abt this and I am too having a 6 week old with similar problems.

    Incorrect latch and severe nipple pain.

    Waiting for experts' replies on this issue.

    Good luck to you !
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    Re: Will nipple shield help ?

    I tried contacting my local LLL leader and she said strict no to nipple shields. However I am yet to get my call returned from my lactation consultant @ hospital. Meanwhile, my LLL leader advised me...
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    Re: Will nipple shield help ?

    Thanks everyone for your suggestions. I'll try to contact the LC @ the hospital for furthur advice.

    Thanks a ton!
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    Re: Will nipple shield help ?

    Thanks for replying. But I have never felt my let down even when during my son's nursing or while pumping. Now that it has been 6 weeks since my son's birth, my insurance wouldn't cover the lactation...
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    Will nipple shield help ?

    Hi,

    My son is 6 weeks is old and have been having latching problems. So I have been pumping and giving in a bottle. I am able to meet his needs (at times give him a couple of ounces of formula if...
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    Re: 5 weeks old with cold

    Thanks everyone for replying. But when I googled, I came to know that shower soothers shoudn't be used in children under 12 years of age. If so,how can I use it for my son?

    Thanks,
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