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    Re: Ready to give up! :(

    can't type much right now, but you poor thing.

    applying plain yogurt (not vanilla, not nonfat with thickeners, just plain made from lowfat milk + cultures) helped in addition to thrush meds

    I...
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    Re: Help - I'm loosing my support from dh

    Oh you poor tired mommy!

    I just started reading a book by Dr. Sears and his wife (pediatrician and she's an RN). They cover issuses such as bf, sleep, "spoiling" the baby, the father's...
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    Re: Getting 5mo. to NIP again...

    that describes us exactly! Except for holding out until dehydrated...it was a hot, sweaty day, too, and he's done it twice that badly. He screamed when I tried in the car...his feet bumped the door...
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    Re: 2 questions!!!

    you can also use Cream of Rice adult cereal after a certain age (6mo, I think), but I'd rather use brown rice if I get time. I may end up blending with fruit instead of pumping ebm..
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    Re: Getting 5mo. to NIP again...

    House arrest...lol...feels that way sometimes...

    I've borrowed a sling to try (need to get help still), but so far ds hates blankets even more than general NIP. Not sure if it's too late to...
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    Getting 5mo. to NIP again...

    My 5mo. is no longer willing to NIP. He'd rather wait until we get home, even going to gram's for Mother's Day. Wouldn't mind if it weren't for the fact that it made him dehydrated judging by the...
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    Re: First post - Topfree forever?

    gotta be brief w/ds on my shoulder, but 2 things that helped us were the LLL FAQ page on oversupply, and I found Newman's pages on thrush on kellymom.com by searching there for "thrush," but they...
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    Re: Is this from teething?

    I;m afraid I can't answer the main ?, but I can share our green experiences. We did have a day of foamy sea green (as in nearly white) poops after dd swallowed bath water (with baby shampoo in it). ...
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    Re: Help with a frequent feeder

    Are his poops mustard yellow, or kind of greenish and slimy? Mine ate about that often when we were still dealing with hindmilk/foremilk imbalance, and it made his poops slightly green. There are...
  10. Temas: Help!

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    Re: Help!

    Is there still blood?

    What color are the stools? mustard yellow? greenish-yellow-brown?
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    Re: cheers for me! encouragement for others!

    That's wonderful!!!
  12. Temas: Clear milk?

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    Re: Clear milk?

    ditto!
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    Re: should i take antibiotics?

    Sometimes docs have Saturday sick hours, or an answering service, that you might not know about, if you were to try and call today. Otherwise, you might be able to ask the pharmacist whether this...
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    Re: should i take antibiotics?

    I take them between antibiotic doses to keep from develpoing yeast during antibiotic treatment, then continue afterward b/c as said each antibiotic dose kills them. But, if I waited 10-14 days to...
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    Re: single sided mucking around?

    We tried side-lying 3/4 of the way onto my stomach to trick ds into nursing on the non-preferred side. the first few times, i latched him on the good side, then broke the latch and rolled further...
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    Re: Need help strange habit

    Mine used to whine when the milk flowed too fast to swallow. I let it flow onto a towel until it stopped dripping before relatching. Sometimes had to do it more than once. There was always more...
  17. Temas: chomping

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    Re: chomping

    How old is dd?

    For us, dd#1 did it later, 9mo, probably due to low supply...playing around since she was mostly full and nothing was coming out to keep her swallowing. I inserted finger to break...
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    Re: What do/don't I eat for a colicky baby?

    I'm not sure if it was a coincidence or not, but it seems like my ds clusterfed a lot more when I was restricting my diet too much. I was trying to cut out wheat and sugar during a case of thrush,...
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    Re: probiotics? please help asap!

    BTW, the refrigerated kind is more effective, more likely to still be active versus the kind that has been sitting at room temperature.
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    Re: Need new pump for 11 mos. old?

    It wouldn't hurt to build up a back-up supply...I just went to work part-time last month (1hr shifts...less than 2hrs counting the drive and transition time), and even on that very minimal schedule,...
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    Re: Gerber pump--does it work?

    That stinks! My Avent hand pump actually had great suction, and the insert seemed to produce a better letdown for me than the hard Medela (never got the hang of it, even though it was hospital-grade...
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    Re: 4 month old biting down

    Mine had that behavior with overactive letdown...mine sprays pretty easily I guess, even the foremilk before I feel the hindmilk letdown. (Maybe it lets down once unnoticed and I'm feeling a second...
  23. Temas: Clear milk?

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    Re: Clear milk?

    Since you are trying so hard to build up supply, pumping like crazy, and looking to reduce the supplement, I would think that a SNS would be a great way to meet those goals. Your baby could get the...
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    Re: breastfeeding and meds/ thrush help!!!!!

    Having struggled with thrush ourselves ( a persistant case that lasted about 4 months with each of my 2 children), I highly, highly recommend that you click on the link above that says "newman." He...
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    Gerber pump--does it work?

    I just bought a Gerber hand pump with the Gentle Massage silicone insert. No suction at all, and I've checked and checked the assembly for gaps, so I think it might just be defective. Does anyone...
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