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    Re: Donating Breastmilk

    Wow, you all should be so grateful to have oversupply. Those of us with short supply would kill (figuratively speaking) to have your problem, and if I did, I certainly would be pumping extra to...
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    Re: TRY THIS!!! It really works!!!

    I also want to know what kind of pump you are using!!!!!
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    Re: Milk is STUCK!!?!!!????

    To AJ's Mommy -

    You must be an angel! I was sitting here with the pump amd as I read your post the milk started flowing!!! And what's even better, my DD started nursing more than ever - hopefully...
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    Milk is STUCK!!?!!!????

    I read someone's post yesterday about not being able to pump due to anxiety, and I SWEAR ever since I read that post, I CANNOT pump even a decent OUNCE! How do you get over this??!?!?!?!?!? This...
  5. Fenugreek: bad or good for asthma? Who's right?

    I have read that fenugreek is good for asthma. I have read it can induce asthma attacks. My doctor said she never heard of fenugreek causing asthma attacks. I talked to a lactaction consultant who...
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    Re: Determined.. Need suggestions

    Hi,

    I have been through the same cycle of extreme heartbreak, depression, and frustration, and I think you and I have similar scenarios. It is not easy to get back on track and takes a lot of...
  7. Re: Estrogen lowering milk supply: soy to blame???

    I dumped the soy and have noticed an increase in the amount I've been able to pump. I've been on domperidone also for a couple weeks, but it wasn't until I dumped the soy did I notice the increase....
  8. Re: Estrogen lowering milk supply: soy to blame???

    Hi,

    I am not sure how much soy is in Zone bars but I eat them for breakfast because they're fast and easy. I also drink anywhere from 12 to 24 oz of soy milk a day. I asked my doctor and she...
  9. Estrogen lowering milk supply: soy to blame???

    OK, I've read that estrogen inhibits milk supply in many places, and my doctor has even told me as much.

    If:

    1) a nursing mom consumes significant amounts of soy (such as vegans or lactose...
  10. Re: Can my milk supply be saved? Pumping less than 1 oz :(

    Thanks to all for the suggestions & support. I'm wondering if I should try domperidone? I've read in many places that it works. My milk supply is very gradually increasing with frequent pumping, but...
  11. Can my milk supply be saved? Pumping less than 1 oz :(

    I was advised by my OB nurse to quit breastfeeding if it was too hard. At the time I was extremely depressed and exhausted, especially since we just moved to this area and have no family or friends...
  12. Can my milk supply be saved? Pumping less than 1 oz :(

    I was advised by my OB nurse to quit breastfeeding if it was too hard. At the time I was extremely depressed and exhausted, especially since we just moved to this area and have no family or friends...
  13. Temas: Burping

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    Re: Burping

    My little girl tends to gulp a lot of air when she is at the breast - I'm thinking her stuffy nose is causing her to take air in through her mouth while she is eating. It is very hard to burp her...
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    PPD, zoloft, & BF

    My dr. prescribed zoloft for PPD. Does anyone have any experience or information about how zoloft could affect the baby? I'm scared that it will be excreted into the BM! The dr. of course said "we...
  15. Re: How to build milk supply and pump while trying to feed every 2 hrs?

    Thanks Rebecca,

    Thanks for all of the advice and encouragement!

    I think the stress of sleepless nights has affected my confidence too. She doesn't nurse very actively in the daytime (very...
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    Re: help lost milk on one side

    I also have this problem! :( have a 2 week old who also favors the left side while the right has gone dry. Last week it was the other way around, where the right side was the more productive one,...
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    Re: How to overcome nipple confusion? :(

    Thanks to all for the advice. My little one is 10 days old. I tried doing side-lying position and lots of skin-to-skin contact and that works - sometimes. But if I try to feed her while sitting...
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    How to overcome nipple confusion? :(

    I’m thinking about giving up breastfeeding altogether. We fed the baby breastmilk from a Medela “slow flow” nipple this morning (more like a FIRE HOSE), and now all she wants is a bottle. She won’t...
  19. How to build milk supply and pump while trying to feed every 2 hrs?

    I had an unfortunate series of postpartum events (mastitis, blood patch, caffeine drip, PPD) which led us to supplementing with formula for 24 hours at 7 days old, and the additional stress of these...
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