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    Re: DS weaning how do I change to milk?

    I do not feel it is a nursing strike since it has been going on for the past few months. It seemed that once he started crawling and creeping he lost interest. He can't stop long enough. I used to...
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    DS weaning how do I change to milk?

    I have tried to get DS to continue nursing but it is a loosing battle. DS is now 11mo and has already weaned from his daytime feedings and the past 4 nights his nightime one. He hasn't given up his...
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    Re: Cow's Milk Before 12 mos. Question

    I had much the same question. My ds is going to be 11mo and a few weeks ago he stopped his daytime feedings. It was just a fight and not worth it. As he got older I never knew when he wanted to...
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    Re: How to feed lying in bed ?

    It took us along time to master the lying in bed also. I think I started that around 4 months. I didn't have problems with him being able to stay on his side but I may suggest you put a pillow on...
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    Sleeping through the nightg

    I never thought I would have to ask this in real, but my ds now is sleeping from 7p-6am. Ds is going to be 9mo next week and had been waking up about 2 times a night. Last night he slept until...
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    Re: How much breastfeeding with solids?

    Instead of starting another thread with the same question I will chime in here. My ds is almost if not 20lbs with 8 teeth at 7.5mo. He sits and crawls on belly and is very alert and long (wears...
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    Re: 7mo nursing behavior

    Thanks Rebecca I was pumping after feeding this morning and didn't get much just enough for a sippy cup taste with breakfast. Whew I will stop and give myself a break and let him have at it as long...
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    7mo nursing behavior

    I was in the hospital for a few days last week (M-Th). I got to nurse my baby only one time a day but pumped with a hospital grade pump every 4-6 hours. I am wondering if the constant nursing ds is...
  9. Re: Suggestions on good pumps for short term use

    I am still off work since i had a work realted injury that i had surgery on. I will be off likely again for a unplanned hysterectomy. I will likely work only a few months during ds 1st yr. I pump...
  10. Suggestions on good pumps for short term use

    I have been bf for 6m now and have rented the hospital grade pump but at $80 a month it is such a waste of money, however I will never bf again as I can have no more children and worried about...
  11. Re: Finally sleeping longer- what about milk supply?

    So................When my baby wakes up the first time to eat which is usually about 4-6 hours after he went to sleep he eats one side, I try to get him to take both after he does at least 10 min one...
  12. Re: Can milk change taste from one month to another?

    I do not see any way it would e contaminated, at least not all of it. It smells metallicy and tastes nasty with a bitter aftertaste. I decided to start scalding it and see if there is a difference....
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    Re: yellow/green stools

    I have noticed since ds was sick and not eating cereal his poop returned to yellow. Yes it is iron fortified, saves that nast iron vitamin.........
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    Re: Teething :-(

    I noticed that with the first two teeth. My 5.5 mo old got his first two teeth the end of December. The struggle for us has been that now he is nursing less and less. He too chews on everything...
  15. Can milk change taste from one month to another?

    I am getting very frustrated, I have been freezing milk since I started bf in August. I have always been able to give ds the defrosted milk. It was usually around 6-8 weeks old. Now I have noticed...
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    Re: Too early for solids?

    phxmom I will say I use fenugreek and blessed thistle and drink one dark beer a day. I also eat oatmeal almost every morning. I too had a lowish supply but now seem to be doing good at 5.5m and...
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    Re: yellow/green stools

    I thought baby poop came in all colors and now after reading other concerns about green poop I am worried too. My ds is 5.5m and his poop was always yellow and lately we have seen a dark army green...
  18. Re: Finally sleeping longer- what about milk supply?

    I also have a 5 month old and wondered the same thing. I was told not to worry about pumping. I am concerned also and decided to pump if he doesn't wake up. Then with my luck he will wake up right...
  19. Re: When I start more solids how much to nurse?

    Jacqui thanks for the information regarding the nutrition of bm as the baby ages. I am worried too as he seems to be only nursing 6-8 times now opposed to the 10-12 I was used to. I always offer...
  20. Re: When I start more solids how much to nurse?

    Thanks Carol. My boy showed an interest some weeks ago and is good size for is age and gaining but slow. Or really right on track for a bf baby. I always offer the breast first unless I just offer...
  21. When I start more solids how much to nurse?

    I am so confused on this issue and wish there was one way to do this but I see there isn't. DS is almost 6m and has been eating rice cereal for a few weeks. Sometimes he wants it others he doesn't...
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    Surgery and breastfeeding

    I had asked this on the other forum but have forgotten the advice I was given. Plus now I have a date for the operation (spinal) but still do not know how many days I will be in the hospital. My DS...
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    Re: My baby is a beggar and a snatcher!

    I haven't tried anything other then cereal. I had read that giving fruit as a first could cause babies to reject veggies later on as the fruit is sweeter. What do you do wait until the bananas are...
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    Re: My baby is a beggar and a snatcher!

    I understand that bm is the most important food for the baby for the first year of life and certainly the first 6mo. I have been fortunate to be off work still and will be until ds is around 7m. ...
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    Re: My baby is a beggar and a snatcher!

    I have been grappling over the same issue about when to start solids. My ds got his first two teeth at 4.5 mo. He is still teething so I am expecting to see another tooth soon. He used to get up...
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