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  1. Re: Biological Nurturing-a new approach to positioning

    Thanks! I think I will try it!
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    Re: Fenugreek - how long?

    I do not know how long, but I am curious as to how much you are taking. I just bought some today and I took two as that is what the bottle says but how often?
    Thanks!

    ETA: I just read that it...
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    Re: Iron supplements for a Preemie

    My doctor has not recommended them for my preemie {35 weeker} but my at term daughter did have them. Her doc wrote a prescription for them and to be honest I don't remember having any problems with...
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    Re: Question about bottle/nursing...

    He has had a few bottles but since I have been nursing so much more I think my supply is finally catching up to demand. I am so pleased! I want to pump and stock a little so that if he does have to...
  5. Re: Doing some "research" on nursing pads: input?

    I had some Johnson's but they were quite thick.
    I have some now that are The First Years. They have a coating of lanolin on them. I use them once in a while when I have a sore nipple or such. I...
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    Re: breast feeding problem please help

    Both of my children have/had reflux. Having them sleep more upright made a really big difference. My 11 week old still prefers to be held most of the time, but will sleep in a bouncy seat or car...
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    Re: Question about bottle/nursing...

    Thanks so much.
    I have been nursing him only since Sunday night, he did have a bottle of EBM last night and did fine with it. I am worn out from trying to nurse him only lol
    I am going to just...
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    Question about bottle/nursing...

    My 11 week old son has had a bottle since birth but I nurse him several times a day. The last few days he seems to be having a hard time with the bottle no matter what nipple I try. He was doing...
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    Re: How to get baby to open mouth wider?!

    I am so glad you asked this. I have been having this problem too.

    Thanks
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    Re: Desperate for Help!!

    Nurse you baby as much as possible and start pumping again. I am not an expert and you will get a lot of advice from much more experienced moms than I but I have had to supplement my LO since he was...
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    Re: I think I need help...long...

    Thanks so much! The surgery went well and I only had to pump & dump once.
    We are doing much better. I really appreciate all of your support and advice.
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    Re: Am I an evil mother?

    I don't think you are evil at all. I have tried to give my LO a "chewy" but he doesn't like it. He likes to use me a pacifier. I think as long as it isn't used constantly then you will both be...
  13. Re: I am losing my mind! Encouragment please...

    You must feel very overwhelmed. Hang in there sweetie.
    I can tell you that we have had to supplement with formula since I have a preemie who lost quite a lot of weight in the beginning. He is down...
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    Re: Grunting baby

    My almost seven week old grunts quite a bit as well. He does the pulling back too, I am not sure what all of this is about. I did not BF my dd for more than a couple of weeks. I don't have any...
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    Re: Do you get this ALOT from people?

    Really none of my long time friends BF their kids, however I am blessed this time since it seems that most of the moms in my daughters kindergarten class are either BF or did. I find them so helpful...
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    Re: Breastfeed unfriendly NICU

    The NICU where my 35 weeker was had a pumping room and they were quite supportive of my breastfeeding although they did supplement him with formula since he lost so much weight and as the pp said...
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    Re: I think I need help...long...

    I am doing much better with the new pump. :)
    I would say that Nicky has about 8-12 ounces of formula per day. I nurse him, oh gosh I guess I haven't been keeping track perhaps I should do that. I...
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    Re: What's up with oatmeal?

    Thanks for the info, I think I will try it too!
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    Re: Best Breast Pads

    I have the J&J ones too. I had a sample that had the oinment already on them but I don't know what brand they were and I haven't found them anywhere. Any ideas?
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    Re: I think I need help...long...

    I do have some of the Playtex Nursers. The hospital gave us Dr. Brown bottles.

    Thanks for all the advice, I really appreciate it. I would like to have someone check to see if the latch is right....
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    I think I need help...long...

    I hope I am putting this in the correct spot.
    My ds is five weeks old, he was born five weeks early and spent six days in the NICU. Long story short he was given formula until I could pump for...
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