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  1. Re: Please Read Need Help ASAP Failure to Thrive Issue with Twins

    My ds has also had weight gain issues, so in addition to nursing we are adding a very small amount of Neonatal formula to ebm to increase the calories he takes in. He also has reflux, but tolerates...
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    Re: Root beer to increase supply?

    Thanks for all the information, it sounded a bit far fetched to me, but I figured I'd check anyhow. Regarding why I need to increase supply, my 3 1/2 mo ds has very poor wt gain, only 1 ounce last...
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    Root beer to increase supply?

    I was told at my hospital that drinking root beer can increase milk supply. Is this true, and if so how much root beer needs to be consumed? I've tried red raspberry tea before, and had to drink at...
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    Re: Sharp pain while nursing

    I don't think it is thrush, I had asked the ped last week to check him and she said what is on his tongue is milk, not yeast. As for me, the shooting pains aren't constant, so I wonder if I could be...
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    Sharp pain while nursing

    For the past several days I've been having sharp pains in the left nipple while nursing. It also hurts a lot when my ds first latches on, but the initial pain subsides after a few moments. The top...
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    Re: Adding formula to breastmilk?

    His lowest weight was about 5 lbs 14oz when he came home from the hospital, birth wt was 6lbs 3oz. His weight yesterday was 9 lbs 11.9 oz. He has 5-7 wet diapers a day, 2-5 dirty ones.

    The dr...
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    Adding formula to breastmilk?

    I've been nursing my 3 mo son, and supplementing with either ebm or formula as necessary, since my supply doesn't seem to meet his needs. Additionally, he is only about 10 lbs but with his ht and...
  8. Allegra-D and Norethindrone, can they affect milk supply?

    I've been bf my 3 mo son, and have been supplementing 3x/day at dr's orders due to his slow weight gain. I seem to have a low milk supply, athough I am pumping after feedings and taking fenugreek. ...
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    Re: Improving fat content of milk?

    I've been in close contact with my local LLL Leader and the Lactation consultants at the hospital I gave birth at and they've given me quite a bit of assistance. I am also supplementing as...
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    Improving fat content of milk?

    My ds is 12 weeks old, and has been almost exclusively BF. During the holidays my supply took a dramatic dip, w/o my realizing it, until his 2 mo checkup which showed he had only gained 5 oz in 3...
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    Re: squirming while nursing

    My 3 month old son likes to get his arms in the way when we sit down for a meal so I've started swaddling him with the Miracle Blanket. Babies can be swaddled until they are about 4 months old, so...
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