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    Do you express and work shifts?

    Hi,

    I posted this on the pumping forum but thought that this would also be a good forum to ask for advice as many of you may have experienced this.

    My lo will be one next week, (where the last...
  2. Re: Can I stop expressing after 12 months?

    yes it is complicated! He sometimes has a feed later in the morning when i am on a late shift and theres always plenty of milk when he chooses to have that feed, despite me not expressing it, so i...
  3. Can I stop expressing after 12 months?

    Hi,

    My lo will be one next week, (where the last year has gone I don't know!) and I have a question about expressing. I went back to work at 6.5 months and expressed every 3-4 hours. Now I only...
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    Re: no friends who bf

    i am moving towards that situation now - i have 4 friends who bf - one baby is 1 month older than Tommy and the other three are a little younger. Two of them have no desire to continue past one and...
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    Re: Sudden dropin supply

    hi,

    my period always causes a dip in supply - if you are suddenly pumping less then it could be somethng hormonal.

    How long have you been taking fenugreek - it takes 2 days for me then i see a...
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    Re: Hi, I'm new here with a ? (sorry long)

    it sounds as though shes doing great - DS has just today doubled his birthweight finalyl - and he's 8 months!

    She sounds to be getting plenty of milk, all the signs you mention indicate that....
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    Re: is he self weaning at 8 months??

    Thanks for your replies, it's been a rough couple of days.

    I expressed with difficulty in the morning, but did 4.5 ounces easily this afternoon which is what he had at nursery and then when i got...
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    Re: is he self weaning at 8 months??

    hi,

    thanks for the link - i had looked on there and somehow missed that page. I am ging to try either using a cup for his feeds or a slower flow teat (he has medium) - thats one step. I having...
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    is he self weaning at 8 months??

    I am feeling pretty emotional because tommy just isnt interested in feeding. he takes his solids well - 3 meals a day and has 3 oz of water of juice at tea time. But he just isnt up for bfing - ive...
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    Re: So tired of pumping

    yep, same here. i dont work for as long as my partner but he still doesnt understand. i make up tommys solid foods and clean and sterlize all the bottles and teats and breast pump for the next day -...
  11. Re: How to hand express with large breasts

    for some reason i hadn't thought of that! lol, i was trying to express into a bottle too! why on earth didn't i try something wider!? lol
  12. Re: How to hand express with large breasts

    i have managed to get a little! yay, i had to lift my breast up a bit - i'll practice a little before i pump at work i think it would be such a useful skill to have for when i forget bits of the...
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    transporting pumps

    i move around alot during my day at work and i keep my pump in my sterliizer and carry it with me. its so akward carrying it around. does anyone have any ideas on how i can make it easier? its two...
  14. Re: 2 days of work training - how to keep up supply?

    hi,

    ive got a 4 day course coming up so have the same dilema. its on company premesis but i work for a railway company and it covers a massive area, so this is at a totally different location....
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    Re: screaming while eating

    my guess - (and my only experience with this is 5 weeks of solids!) is that he likes fruit better - tommy cant get enough of it, and so he wants it faster. Tommy eats veg slowly, but wants the fruit...
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    Re: Anyone else feel sad...

    tommy is 7 months and i feel just the same. the week before i was at my local breastfeeding cafe and there were some younger babies there and i felt so sad thinking they had this whole 6 months of...
  17. Re: Is it really common to not have milk or dry up?

    Alot of women seem to say this, but i think its very rare not to have enough milk - it's either through bad advice (i was told my midwives after giving birth to give formula as my milk wouldn't be...
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    Re: nursing necklaces?

    my son is SO distractibly, and a big time hair puller. He was pinching m alot too, and i got a nursing necklace off ebay. It claimed to be tested to 20 pounds pulling strain and if it breaks the...
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    Re: milk rejection and menstruation

    You have a good point - it could simply be that there is a dip in supply which causes a slower let down. I will try compressions next time - i try to take a deep breath and relax when he starts to...
  20. How to hand express with large breasts

    hi,

    i have always been able to pump well, but i would like to able to hand express as i do sometimes leave the little valve in my avent pump behind. its so annoying as i use two pumps and it means...
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    Re: Effect of night shifts on bf'ing?

    i work early mornings and afternoon/evenings on alternate weeks. i tend to go 4 hours and have gone 4.5 hours between pumps, which i shouldnt do but i move around in my job so its awkward to get to a...
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    Re: Mom's who do "field work"?

    Hi,

    this is so similar to me! I work in a male environment, and i work on the railway which involves me travelling alot. My boss has secured a location for me which is great,a s its my own private...
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    Re: Working Mother Breast Pump Roll Call!!!

    hi, i'm michelle and i'm bfing tommy who is currently 7 months.

    I use two single pumps - one manual and one electric, both avent. the electric is the isis IQ. I swap them over half way through as...
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    Re: Question about fenugreek ...

    it works for me too - i think that it would not be as effective if you took it continuously. i always stop once my supply goes up - it works so well, i'd hate for it to stop working its magic!
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    Re: Mother's Milk Tea ?

    i use this from time to time and it isnt bad. its not great - id rather have a normal cup of tea but it's ok and it really works for me. - takes two days for me and i get a definite increase.
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