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    Mirena IUD and Breastfeeding

    I just had my 6-week postpartum appointment this week, and when talking about birth control options, my OBGYN and I decided Mirena sounded best for me. She said it would not have any effect on my...
  2. Re: When one breast produces too much

    I seem to have a similar problem, only I am concerned that the one breast is not making enough, and the other is making the right amount. I got mastitis in the left breast, and that is the one that...
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    Re: Mirena IUD and breastfeeding

    BUMP.

    I would like to hear everyone's current opinion and experience on Mirena and breastfeeding. Pros and cons. How it affected your bf relationship. My OBGYN recommended it for BC because I am...
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    Re: Thrush or Mastitis or Both??

    Wow, Sarah, that sounds like exactly what is going on with me!! I haven't had him officially checked for tongue tie, but the LC told me to check to see if his tongue comes out to at least his bottom...
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    Re: Thrush or Mastitis or Both??

    Oh, I just found in this article:

    http://www.llli.org/llleaderweb/lv/lvmarapr93p19.html

    that thrush/yeast infections are a potential cause of mastitis, so maybe that is what happened. I...
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    Re: Thrush or Mastitis or Both??

    When I look at the thrush info, it seems like I have a lot of the symptoms. I definitely have nipple pain, and my nipples are more pink than normal, especially the left. I was also experiencing the...
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    Thrush or Mastitis or Both??

    I talked with my local LLL this morning on the phone, and she confirmed my suspicions that I have thrush that has gotten into my milk ducts as well. I called my OBGYN to get a prescribed oral...
  8. Re: Help!!--Extreme Nipple Pain and Sore Breast

    Thank you for the replies! I think it definitely might have something to do with the latch. When he comes off my breast, the nipple is definitely asymmetrical. But, if I remember correctly, my nipple...
  9. Help!!--Extreme Nipple Pain and Sore Breast

    Hello Ladies,

    I have been suffering with extreme nipple pain, especially when my DS (13 days old) first latches on my right breast. It takes my breath away and I have to grab something to get...
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    New Positions

    Ok Ladies--

    I am having a hard time effectively getting my DS (3 mo) to eat in any other position besides the crossover hold, and also side lying occasionally. I have a large bust, and I think...
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    Re: Fussy..what is the cause?

    Thank you very much for your advice. When I look in his mouth (which he doesn't like so I can only get a quick glance), I can't tell if it is swollen or not. But, I do see two little white spots in...
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    Fussy..what is the cause?

    My 12-week old son is all of a sudden (for almost 2 weeks) very fussy. Initially, I had a very hard time getting him to eat, when I laid him down in crossover hold, he would just scream and scream....
  13. Re: Fussing A LOT while nursing...why???

    I am new to LLLI, but I am having a similar problem. My 12 week old son is all of a sudden extremely fussy when trying to nurse. He gets very upset when I bring him to breast and try to get him to...
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