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    Re: pumping questions / schedule / etc

    Now that my supply is fixed, I've taken to sticking with every 2.5 - 3.5 hours during the day and then at night, I go about 5 hours or so, once in a while 6, depending on how long my son sleeps. ...
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    Re: Can't get her down in daytime

    Our 3 month old preemie fluctuates between too little and too much daytime sleeping. The moby wraps are great for getting him to nap when he cant settle himself down. The stroller works too but the...
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    Re: pumping questions / schedule / etc

    Power pumping worked like a charm. I did it two days in a row -- spent an hour doing 10 mins on / 10 mins off -- and by the third day I was back to normal, getting 2.5 - 5 oz per session depending...
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    Re: pumping questions / schedule / etc

    I used a hospital one for about a month when he came home and my supply was great with that. Then I switched to a single electric medela and that was so-so. I switched to the PIS about three weeks...
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    pumping questions / schedule / etc

    My 12 week old preemie has had issues with BFing (I've discussed in other forum threads) and at the moment, I'm primarily expressing/bottle feeding. Once or twice a day we spend some time working on...
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    Re: Totally confused now

    I'm confused though --- if the issue is (likely) my fast let down gagging him, why would that lead you to think fast flow nipples are a problem? If anything, I would think fast flow nipples would...
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    Re: Totally confused now

    Thanks for all the encouragement. I will check those links. Yes I have visited the preemie forum which has had some wonderful info.

    We use the Medela bottles and the nipples for newborns which...
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    Totally confused now

    I'm a new mother with an 11 week old preemie son (4 weeks adjusted today). We've been having tremendous difficulties with BFing. He only spent one week in the NICU, where I had a very easy time...
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    Re: Need help BFing 33 Week Preemie

    I think you might be right--yes, he tends to gulp and look like he's overwhelmed. It always looks like he's one sip away from having a fit. Which he ultimately does have.

    I had a neighbor...
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    Re: Need help BFing 33 Week Preemie

    I have a very similar situation to the original poster and also some questions.

    My 33 week'er was born 10 weeks ago and also spent only 1 week in the NICU. He did amazingly well / scored a 9 on...
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