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    Re: Lumps in breasts

    Yes, I've watched the video and tried the compressions. I also started to take Lecithin as Kellymom talks about. Not sure what else to do.
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    Lumps in breasts

    My LO is 3 months old and I have a very low supply (I pump 1 ounce at most from each breast). I have a Hygeia Enjoye and pump frequently throughout the day to make sure to empty each breast since my...
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    Well...my baby FINALLY gained some weight. This is week 8 and she is now 9.6lbs. I met with the LC last week who said that it while my supply has increased it is possible that my increase will not...
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    Thank you for your story Elliemommy...it's always great to know that there are more ppl out there like me...

    I went and saw the LC today. Before feeding, my LO weighed 8.8 (which was quite...
  5. Re: low milk supply - have to supplement with formula

    i could scoop off the hind milk, but then what do i do with the rest of the milk and how much is sufficient?
  6. Re: low milk supply - have to supplement with formula

    Well since i cant determine how much she is receiving, i give her 1.5oz the four midday feedings after bf. I only get 1.5oz when pumping at my fullest, and when i bf on demand i certainly dont have...
  7. Re: low milk supply - have to supplement with formula

    So I weighed my lo last Tuesday and she had only gained 3ounces. That told me that its time to give her more formula. I have been bf then giving 2oz of formula our maybe 1.5 and she is very...
  8. Re: low milk supply - have to supplement with formula

    Lets go night to day. This is just an approx because i do whatever my LO wants.

    11pm/12am breasts are full- feeding is done for about 20-30 minutes (LO falls asleep)
    2/3am breasts are full -...
  9. Re: low milk supply - have to supplement with formula

    4/22 - birth weight 7.13oz - EBF
    4/26 - LC weight 7.2/also doc weighed her the same day - EBF
    5/2 - 1 week doc visit weighed 7.4 - EBF
    5/9 - 2 week visit weighed 7.6 (doc suggested formula) -...
  10. Re: low milk supply - have to supplement with formula

    Demand is so high with my LO that she sucks me dry during the day, so at about 2 she is fussy/upset because she goes from one breast to the other sucking (but theyre dry), which is what leads me to...
  11. Re: low milk supply - have to supplement with formula

    So, I'm not on birth control. I've been eating galatagogues like oatmeal, pineapple, quinoa, etc. I also did get my blood checked and all is good. Most days I feel like my LO is fine with just my...
  12. Re: low milk supply - have to supplement with formula

    When I was with the IBCLC she observed me feeding - and noticed that my LO swallows a bit but not much, did weigh her and she went up 2oz at the time. She also helped with the latching. I didnt show...
  13. Re: low milk supply - have to supplement with formula

    Well, in the AM, my LO is satisfied (smiling, happy), but as the day progresses she gets more fussy and less satisfied with the milk, whining and crying. She'll take one breast (which is soft by that...
  14. low milk supply - have to supplement with formula

    Hi everyone,

    Ive read and read everything. My baby is 5 weeks old and basically at week 2 and 3 she wasnt up to birth weight, so doc told me to give formula to top her off - so i did and she went...
  15. Re: A new mom needs your support please!

    I am totally with you and appreciate what you wrote because I have been having a similar problem. I definitely don't feel confident as my 4week old wants to nurse constantly that even my husband...
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