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  1. Temas: Thrush?

    by RomansMomma
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    Re: Thrush?

    I had this, too, so I called a lactation consultant and it was blanching from vasospasm/Reynaud's Syndrome. She suggested warm compresses for 90 seconds before and after feedings...it is a...
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    Re: Off to a bad start for the 2nd time.

    I had vasospasm/Reynauds Syndrome, too. My lactation consultant suggested additional magnesium supplements to help with this, so I am taking 600-800mg a day. Also, warm compresses before and after...
  3. Temas: Thrush!

    by RomansMomma
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    Re: Thrush!

    amyped, I don't know if it will go away on its own, but I had similar symptoms to yours and my lactation consultant suggested:

    - anti-fungal cream (the same kind as for vaginal yeast, OTC) mixed...
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    Re: Pumping Tips!

    Wow! I had no idea about the flange size for my pump...thank you guys soooo much for bumping this thread. No wonder my nipples were hurting when I pumped. I was going to call an LC to ask about...
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    Re: Busy Hands!

    My LO is 12 weeks also and has started the same kind of thing! Pulling my shirt, punching my chest, scratching his head...I ordered a nursing necklace through a link I found here on the for sale...
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    Re: Pump parts and bisphenol-A

    Thanks for the info...I suppose the milk isn't in too much contact with the flange and using the drop-ins or bags seems safe.

    You can get the Playtex milk storage kit and it comes with one screw...
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    Re: Pump parts and bisphenol-A

    Did customer service give you any info? I use this pump, too, but I use Playtex bags or drop-ins to collect the milk (there is an attachment that makes this possible if you get the Playtex storage...
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    Re: Pump overnight?

    Thank you for the answers, mommas. :) I think that I'll pump if it is uncomfortable. I guess I just wonder if he'll wake up hungry after I do that... last night he did. But it's also always good...
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    Pump overnight?

    If my LO has started to sleep more through the night and my breasts feel full, should I pump a little bit to be comfortable in the middle of the night or try not to and just feed him when he wakes up...
  10. Re: Flailing and crying while latched on

    Yes, this was happening to me last week and the week before that and now it has not happened as much. I think that my babe has started to eat just a tiny bit less and that he has managed to slow...
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    Re: Shallow latch?

    Yup, that's what I've been doing lately and it HAS helped. Also,he tends to open his mouth wider and eat more efficiently during night feedings... guess his instinct kicks in and he's maybe less...
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    Re: Shallow latch?

    No ideas??:shrug
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    Re: How big is your 2 month old?

    About 2 weeks ago he was almost 12 lbs and 25 inches long...now he is 11 weeks old, so I assume he's a bit bigger!:clap
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    Re: breastfeeding and cesarean

    I also had a c-section and was able to nurse in the hospital no problem. :ita Get all the help you need from the lactation consultants there, too, it really helps.
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    Shallow latch?

    My LO sometimes latches on a bit shallow because he curls up and bends his head down against by breast with his hands in front of his face...any ideas as to how to get him to uncurl and open his...
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