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#1 of 8 Old 09-19-2010, 10:25 AM - Thread Starter
 
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My son Asher was born with a cleft palate this july...both hard and soft, with peirre robin sequence. I nursed my first son till he was 2 yrs old and feel so horrible that i cant nurse. I pump like crazy...been alost 10 weeks of exclusive pumping. I recently read that it is possible to breastfeed after surgery, but curious if anyone has tried.
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So I take it there is no one that has heard of this or done this...bummer Guess I'll just have to be the first. I will post back after the surgery and let people know what the outcome is.
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hope it goes well!

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I have been exclusively pumping for my son for almost 5 months. He has a unilateral complete cleft lip and palate - both hard and soft. We also regularly practice nursing so that he will know what to do when I put him to breast. My long term goal is to switch to nursing after his palate is closed. I'd love to know how things are working out for you and your son. Millermobmom@hotmail.com

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Hello N

Ik am very curious as to whether you succeeded,

I just found out my story has no reference to it anymore.

 

It is in this Essence magazine:

http://issuu.com/australian_breastfeeding_assoc/docs/essencejanuary20061

 

greetings

 

Alma (now living in the Netherlands)

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Hi I know this is so old but if you're still out there... My 10 m.o. Is having surgery in a month to repair cleft soft palate and I want to bf so badly... Been pumping every day & she's so healthy. Never had a drop of formula. But I'm not willing to pump 3x/day for the next 1-3 years just to give her milk. Anyone out there have some stories? Advice? Can it be done? I just found this... But otherwise haven't read too much about this succeeding. Thanks!

http://community.babycenter.com/post/a27509965/breast_feeding_post_surg
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My baby is 6 weeks old and has Pierre robin too. I would live for her to nurse after surgery so any advice is appreciated. It seems the surgery is done around 12 months here in ny/nj. I wish it were sooner!! I have 3 older kids so skin to skin time is hard. And lately she gets mad when we try to suckle without a real feeding. I am so sad about it. Plus any advice for declining "help"
feeding the baby? I don't want to be rude, but have offended the grandmas already.
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My baby is 6 weeks old and has Pierre robin too. I would live for her to nurse after surgery so any advice is appreciated. It seems the surgery is done around 12 months here in ny/nj. I wish it were sooner!! I have 3 older kids so skin to skin time is hard. And lately she gets mad when we try to suckle without a real feeding. I am so sad about it. Plus any advice for declining "help"
feeding the baby? I don't want to be rude, but have offended the grandmas already.
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