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  1. Re: Help! 10 month old with bad cold and congestion!

    For the pumping: try pumping for 15 minutes, both breasts every 3 hours at minimum. This should maintain your supply. At night I would suggest pumping on the schedule you usually nurse or maybe 1...
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    Re: All night mommy buffet

    Swing? Dr. Karp's new book says a swing is fine as long as it is fully reclined and your Ped has agreed it is okay.
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    Re: Baby sleeps in crib and I feel bad

    Go with your gut, if you are not comfortable with the situation it is not the right decision. Get a monitor for sure! If you and the bf decide that cosleeping is okay you can always get a bedrail...
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    Re: Desperate for Sleep Help

    Hi there! I too love nursing my LO down but got to a point where I need to be able to do other things while she napped or slept at night. Bouncing and white noise worked for us. It was a little...
  5. Re: Amount of milk and nipple size of bottle

    Thank you mommies! That is exactly what I thought but I needed some reinforcement from the wonderful knowledgeable women on this forum. Thanks again!
  6. Amount of milk and nipple size of bottle

    Hello everyone! My DD is 5 months old and has been in daycare for 1 month from roughly 8:30-12:30 daily. The DCP suggested that I up DD milk per bottle and that I increase the nipple size on the...
  7. Re: Should I pump in middle of the night?

    Thanks ladies! Judy wanted to be sure I wasn't hurting my supply by going so many hours with expressing.
  8. Re: Should I pump in middle of the night?

    She is ebf, has the diapers and I expect she is gaining well. I am going to check her weight this week.
  9. Should I pump in middle of the night?

    Hi. My LO is almost 8 weeks and usually sleeps from about 930 or 10pm until about 4 AM when we nurse again. Should I pump during the night? I am usually a little engorged when she wakes to eat. ...
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    Re: Comfort nursing questions

    My LO still does this in the evenings and she is almost 8 weeks. It can feel distressing for you, often making your evening challenging, but it is normal for your LO. My pediatrician says this...
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    Re: is this cluster feeding?

    My LO did the same thing from 5-6 weeks. She is almost 8 weeks now and still nurses frequently (sothough not as much) in that time period but is much less fussy about it. Hang in there!
  12. Re: Recurring Bleb (aka milk blister)

    Thank you! These articles were super helpful!
  13. Re: Recurring Bleb (aka milk blister)

    Thank you. There has been something funky about her latch on that side. She likes the left better and it feels like she often chews on the right, which I also think is the lesser producing breast. ...
  14. Recurring Bleb (aka milk blister)

    Hi,
    I am on my third Bleb in a few short weeks, the last one happening only a week ago. They keep occurring on the same breast in about the same spot and are causing/caused by a plugged duct. Any...
  15. Re: Help For My Sister Please - Cracked Nipple Not Healing

    I had bad cracks too! He hydro gel pads, Advil and only pumping on the sore side until healed worked for me, although it took over a month before i began using the cracked side again and i...
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    Re: Increase intake

    If you must supplement, use an SNS. This way the supplement is given at the breast. My DD had the same issue and the SNS worked for us. She is still a little slow at eating nutshell sucks just fine...
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    Re: Breast size and feel differences

    Thanks everyone! I wil just keep nursing her of the right first and hope it evens out. Feels a little better this morning, so maybe this is working!
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    Re: Breast size and feel differences

    What is a block session? I have been trying to feed her first on the smaller side every time we nurse, is that the same thing?
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    Breast size and feel differences

    Hello. My LO is 7 wks Old and I have recently begin to notice a difference in the size and feel of each of my breasts. My left breast was always a limitless bigger than the right but now I feel...
  20. Re: 2 1/2 month old only nursing every 3-4 hours!!

    I am working with a LC.. She has had me nurse on demand but if my LO didn't ask to nurse she would have me try every 3-4 hours. Also it was suggested by the LC that I let my LO sleep at night if she...
  21. Re: SNS help and weaning off supplements

    I just recently weaned my DD off the SNS.
    I would strongly encourage you have a LC help you with the SNS, should be able to show you to position better. If not, try bringing baby to you breast as...
  22. Re: nursing for hours on end and no napping

    Weight gain is always a good thing! Congrats! Even though you may have wanted it to be more (I can relate!) you did a good job feeding your baby and you did it facing a lot of challenge. Congrats to...
  23. Re: nursing for hours on end and no napping

    Sorry to hear you are having a tough time. I can totally relate! My LO has been luster feeding for 3days now. My husband so doesn't get it either. He wants me to give her a bottle. Good luck...
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    Re: Cluster feeding and pumping

    Thank you everyone for the responses! Greatly appreciated!
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    Re: Cluster feeding and pumping

    I was pumping originally because dd wasn't transferring well. I am still pumping tO ensure my supply while my dd gets better at nursing and until we are successfully off the SNS. Tonight I just...
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