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Forum: Lactivism   01-29-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By babylove2007
I second that on a birth plan, but hospitals...

I second that on a birth plan, but hospitals often ignore those. I kept saying I wanted to exclusively breastfeed but was told that bottles (of Similac Advance with Iron, which I'm convinced...
Forum: Lactivism   01-29-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,480
Posted By babylove2007
Wow, that's exactly what I was told by the...

Wow, that's exactly what I was told by the pediatric nurses at our hospital--"no such thing as nipple confusion so just give him a bottle"--only to be followed by almost 6 weeks of working out...
Forum: Lactivism   01-29-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By babylove2007
The word "breast" doesn't make it through...

The word "breast" doesn't make it through net-nanny filters. My mom is also a high school teacher and she tried to research "breast cancer" and it got blocked; also when I had emailed her about...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-19-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By babylove2007
Wow, that chart has him growing from the 50th...

Wow, that chart has him growing from the 50th percentile at birth to the 80th now (of course I had to convert lbs to kg so it's a guesstimate). The doctors have him in the 10th.
Forum: Lactivism   12-19-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,575
Posted By babylove2007
Quote: Originally Posted by elanorh...

Quote:
Originally Posted by elanorh http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10046306)
My Ped, who is otherwise very pro-BF and has...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-19-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By babylove2007
They weren't recommending cereal to keep it...

They weren't recommending cereal to keep it down, just to make him "catch up" in weight. They are concerned that he had 2 weeks where he didn't really gain, so now I think they want to artificially...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-18-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By babylove2007
They told me that at his current weight, he can...

They told me that at his current weight, he can still only have 7.5 ml of Prevacid. They are now saying that if rice cereal isn't agreeing with him, we should give oatmeal.

The thing is, he has...
Forum: Lactivism   12-18-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,575
Posted By babylove2007
I will try to rally folks around here and will...

I will try to rally folks around here and will keep you ladies posted!
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-18-2007, 01:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By babylove2007
Quote: You say that you are pumping to keep...

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You say that you are pumping to keep your supply up (that's great!) "on the days he has his fits and won't eat." Are there days when he won't take the breast, or days when he won't eat at...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-17-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By babylove2007
He's 3 months today. To help supply, on the...

He's 3 months today.

To help supply, on the days he has his fits and won't eat, I pump every missed feeding and get a fair amount usually. I'm also drinking tons of water and eating oatmeal and...
Forum: Lactivism   12-17-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,575
Posted By babylove2007
Quote: Originally Posted by Breastfeeding...

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Originally Posted by Breastfeeding Insomniac http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10032633)
It is insane that a hospital...
Forum: Lactivism   12-17-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,575
Posted By babylove2007
I posted my original thread here about my...

I posted my original thread here about my experience (and being drained by DS's special feeding need, no I never got around to sending the letter):
...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-17-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By babylove2007
My LO has not been gaining well due to reflux...

My LO has not been gaining well due to reflux and feeding aversions, so the pediatrician suggested putting rice cereal in a bottle of EBM 1-2 times a day to add calories and speed up his gaining.
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Forum: Breastfeeding   12-02-2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By babylove2007
--I've been off dairy since he was 13 days old,...

--I've been off dairy since he was 13 days old, so it's not that. It's not wheat, because there is always wheat in my diet (actually same menu every day) and he will have long strings of very good...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-01-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By babylove2007
Quote: First, Relax you are doing great mama....

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First, Relax you are doing great mama. Also I noticed you are in MA. Contact your local LLL leader and get some advice. Pm if you need more info.
Not MA--I'm in NJ. But we do have a good...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-01-2007, 01:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By babylove2007
First off, a rant: why is "what formula is he...

First off, a rant: why is "what formula is he on" ALWAYS the first question out of a pediatrician's mouth, as if right away they assume he's not breastfed?

My favorite was the triage person in...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-27-2007, 01:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By babylove2007
Quote: Originally Posted by alegna...

Quote:
Originally Posted by alegna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9838210)...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-27-2007, 01:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By babylove2007
Some men just don't understand the breastfeeding...

Some men just don't understand the breastfeeding relationship at all, not that I'd expect them to.

My son has had latch issues since he was born (c-section, nipple confusion, long story, etc). We...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-16-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 971
Posted By babylove2007
Quote: Originally Posted by alegna I would...

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Originally Posted by alegna
I would try NO bottles for a week or so along with block feeding and see if things improve.



-Angela

I would NOT go this route. You are obviously...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-15-2007, 01:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 971
Posted By babylove2007
The good news is he nursed beautifully during...

The good news is he nursed beautifully during the day today!! That was before upping his reflux dose because the dr hadn't called me back yet.

The bad news is he still cries through is evening...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-15-2007, 01:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By babylove2007
Quote: Originally Posted by YumaDoula...

Quote:
Originally Posted by YumaDoula http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9736066)
OMG ahhaahahhahaha

Breast Shells totally...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-14-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By babylove2007
I wear the Medela breast/nipple shells with the...

I wear the Medela breast/nipple shells with the foam inside for flat nipples. No matter how much I wash them, they stink!!! I think my milk leaks into them and then it smells like it sort of goes...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-14-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 971
Posted By babylove2007
He is now nursing only when he is sleepy or at...

He is now nursing only when he is sleepy or at select times of the day. At 7 a.m. and between 5-10 p.m., he seems to be on a total strike against my chest, not just bf'ing!! Last night I sat with...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-13-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 971
Posted By babylove2007
HE might be because he sometimes does get full...

HE might be because he sometimes does get full in 7-8 minutes, but why would he start to scream? Why not pull off satisfied like he used to? he keeps rooting for the nipple and latching on, then...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-13-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 971
Posted By babylove2007
DS is 8 weeks yesterday and STILL has terrible...

DS is 8 weeks yesterday and STILL has terrible habits with bf'ing ,and does the majority of his crying and fussing at nursing time (but ONLY at the breast). His reflux is under control with Pepcid...
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