sick baby/supply question/small vent..... - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 04-26-2011, 10:17 AM - Thread Starter
 
creekprincess's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: New York
Posts: 145
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

ds is 3 weeks old we were in the hospital w/ suspected pneumonia from Saturday until yesterday evening. he has not been nursing the greatest....small 5 min feeds sometimes only 5 mins every 2-3 hours. Today he has been nursing 5-10 mins sessions some every hour some every few hours. He seems to be feeling much better than he was. do I need to worry about my supply? The hospital was really no help in that area. i did use a pump a few times while there but the nurses kept offering to give him formula.One nurse seemed annoyed that I would not give him the formula and told me it is not good for the baby to "snack" eat.

 

So should I pump here at home? or will my milk be okay? Thanks

 

 

 

 

Also not sure if I need to post this question else where or here....but he has been on antibiotics. What is the likely-hood of Thrush?

creekprincess is offline  
#2 of 2 Old 04-26-2011, 10:25 AM
 
syn_ack89's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 920
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
The thing that makes supply go up is baby at the breast. What I might do is spend the weekend snuggled topless with the baby to get him to try and nurse more and promote skin to skin. Just keep putting him to the breast.

Never doubt that a small group of committed, thoughtful people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead
syn_ack89 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off