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    Re: sanitize after each use? storage?

    First off ~ Congratualtions on your decision! :clap

    My DS is 5 1/2 months old and I have been back to work since he was 6 weeks old. In the beginning (for maybe a week) I rinsed with water...
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    Re: Anyone used Playtex Embrase Pump

    Yes I did not like it so much ~ I ended up selling on eBay and buying an Avent Duo they also have a drop-in system now called TEMPO, I LOVE LOVE LOVE Avent products. The playtex didn't seem to have...
  3. Re: Having the discipline to stay on pumping schedule

    Knowing that you are giving LO the BEST nutrition, I wear the fact that I am still Bfing like a badge of honor, also I am really LAZY :lol and could not FF again, way tooo much involved, I just...
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    Re: Which Pump is the best... Help!!!

    I am so SAD :cry

    No one mentioned the Avent. I LOVE LOVE LOVE my Avent Duo, I used a PIS and a PISA, Medela Classic, Playtex Embrace, and the Duo is BY FAR the best pump that I have ever had the...
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    Re: Wanting to make my own baby food.

    Super Baby Food Diet is a GREAT book.
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    Re: "Forbidden" foods

    Do you have the book Super Baby Food Diet?? It talks about what is age appropriate when you can offer foods, how to make, etc. If I remember correctly "The Book" :lol says carrots at 7 months. ...
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    Re: decreasing bottles at daycare

    I'm no expert on these thing but I think that at 8.5 months it is ok if he were sat 5 months then yes he should have more BM then solids. You say that he is still nursing well at home maybe he has...
  8. Temas: question

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    Re: question

    Yes,

    Babies do become more efficient emptiers as they get older, my LO only nurses for approx 10 minutes, when he was little he would nurse for between 40 minutes - hour. There were days when all...
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    Re: Finally able to bf

    boyercl,

    First off :hug

    Whatever works for you have you tried to let her latch on while she is sleeping if she eats every 2 hours and she sleeps between you can put her to the breast while she...
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    Re: Size of hole in nipple

    We use the "4 oz" bottles for DS, they can be filled to the top and it is 6 oz. filling to the start of the neck is 5 oz. I received some 9 oz bottles with my pump so I measured it out. The only...
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    Re: I need some help, about to supplement..

    First off :hug

    Second, I was in your place with my second child and I thought that pumping one side would be better and within 2 weeks my supply was so low, I went to formula exclusively and...
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    Re: Thinking of Pumping

    My experience has been that I can pump the most about 1 hr after my first morning feed. I have a lot of fat (cream on top) so we heat milk to room temp just to help the fat melt. My DS doens't like...
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    Re: i didn't think it would be so sad

    :clap For a job well done. . . if you truly want to continue, you could hand express or pump with your pis, even why you have the surgery. Pump and Dump as sad as it is can help maintain your...
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    Re: What over the counter meds

    I heard that Sudafed would cause your milk to dry up?
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    Re: About to give up...Help Please!

    What did you do for the 3 weeks, does you LO take formula?
  16. Temas: Horrible Day!

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    Re: Horrible Day!

    Sorry what does FWIW mean.

    Thanks Again.
  17. Temas: Horrible Day!

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    Re: Horrible Day!

    Thanks for all of the encouragement, I was off yesterday and stayed in bed but I have a meeting on Friday so I had to come in today and prepare for it. I shut my door, no one wants to be around me...
  18. Temas: Horrible Day!

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    Horrible Day!

    OK, so I have strep throat AGAIN, I just had it less than 6 weeks ago. Last time my milk supply dwindled DRAMATICALLY. The NP that I saw offered no encouragement, and told me to Formula Feed, I...
  19. Re: pump and clean, pump and clean, pump and clean...

    OK, So this is my first post to the forum, but I am a little concerned. When I went back to work approx 9 weeks ago I would pump, rinse, refrigerate, etc. I work with the govt, DOD, and so a bunch...
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