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Forum: Life With a Baby   02-09-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By Actiasluna
Ok, great answer, thank you. I have actually...

Ok, great answer, thank you. I have actually been wondering if the self feeding would reduce the chance of choking...Also, did you start your kids earlier with solids or later? I feel like my son is...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-08-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By Actiasluna
So, my son is almost 7 months (my first) and not...

So, my son is almost 7 months (my first) and not super interested in food. I'm ok with that, I enjoy nursing and so does he, although we have to supplement. But id like to nurse for a ling time. I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-21-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
Because ive found that he seems to just want to...

Because ive found that he seems to just want to comfort nurse at those in between times..Latched on and falls back asleep right away. Sigh. Babies.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-21-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
Oh, cynthiamoon, because I just get so...

Oh, cynthiamoon, because I just get so exasperated getting up, warming the bottle up etc. we nurse, then bottle. The SNS i find hard to get hooked up to middle of the night, because i have to warm...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-19-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
Starling&diesal, I didn't think about cutting...

Starling&diesal, I didn't think about cutting the supplement in the middle of the night. My son is 5 months now and I suppose I could do that. He won't starve! Also, we nurse first thing in the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-18-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
starling&diesal, thanks for that. A few of...

starling&diesal, thanks for that.

A few of my close friends are pregnant and I am really not looking forward to watching them EBF with ease. It might break my heart, again. ugh. At the same time,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-12-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
lilmamita, I am right there with you. I cried...

lilmamita, I am right there with you. I cried for months every day about my supply. Months. And I have tried EVERYTHING. I am so tired of people saying eat oatmeal or alfalfa sprouts or oatmeal...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-11-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
lilmamita, I use the powdered formula only in my...

lilmamita, I use the powdered formula only in my SNS. You just have to keep your eye on it to get on the clogs before it gets too much, otherwise baby gets frustrated. The way that I clean the tubes...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-10-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
lilmamita, did you try or want to try an SNS or...

lilmamita, did you try or want to try an SNS or Lact-Aid? That way you could nurse from the breast and he would get the formula still but it would stimulate to produce more of your own milk. I have...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-08-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 727
Posted By Actiasluna
I want to be part of this thread too!! I am 4.5...

I want to be part of this thread too!! I am 4.5 months post partem. Before I got pregnant I lost 42lbs ( 140lbs when pregnant) on weight watchers by controlling my portions and exercising like...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-08-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,097
Posted By Actiasluna
I really love this thread, i want to be part of...

I really love this thread, i want to be part of it! I am 4,5 months post partem with my beautiful ds but I am stressed out, 60lbs overweight and really miss yoga! I really miss having time for...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-06-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
MaggieLC, do you know how long people usually go...

MaggieLC, do you know how long people usually go using the SNS? My son is 4.5months and we are still supplementing with the SNS because I was never able to work up my milk supply. He is currently...
Forum: C-section Birth   12-04-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,321
Posted By Actiasluna
MaggieLC, thanks for saying all that. I find...

MaggieLC, thanks for saying all that. I find myself crying with anger towards my body, since on top of a c section, it wouldn't make enough milk to feed my baby properly. I have tried everything for...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-20-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
Does anyone know WHY lack of sleep Is so...

Does anyone know WHY lack of sleep
Is so crucial? I have a really low supply, my baby rarely naps more then 20 min so I never nap ( and am really tired).
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-16-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
Fenugreek did not help me and I don't know if my...

Fenugreek did not help me and I don't know if my milk has increased because I am over the worst part of the healing, or if its the domperidone or both. Nursing more definitely helps the most. In my...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-15-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
I also had an emergency c section after 72hrs of...

I also had an emergency c section after 72hrs of labour. Apparently it's quite common to have low supply after such trauma.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-14-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
Yes, thanks for saying that!

Yes, thanks for saying that!
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-12-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
MaggieLC, I have no idea what my condition is...

MaggieLC, I have no idea what my condition is caused by. None of my doctors have been helpful and all they can tell me is they don't know why. All the LC's I've talked to and my doctors seem to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-11-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
Hey Cynthiamoon, are you nursing at all without...

Hey Cynthiamoon, are you nursing at all without the lact-aid? I've decided to try something different to see if there is a change. The LC suggested I nurse in between my regular nursings, without...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-10-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
Hm, cocobird, I've never heard that one before....

Hm, cocobird, I've never heard that one before. I think I'll give it a try since I have been tested before because of weight issues.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-07-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
Yeah, I remember you said that and I thought...

Yeah, I remember you said that and I thought that Griffin sleeping through the night had not affected my supply but then after 2 weeks I realized it had, even though he nurses at 3am. It's making...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-07-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
I am on domperidone, eating tons of oatmeal etc....

I am on domperidone, eating tons of oatmeal etc. I have stopped fenugreek since I'm taking domperidone and really question fenugreek actually working, since I saw no difference when I was taking it...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-07-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,037
Posted By Actiasluna
Have any of you had a milk supply that increased...

Have any of you had a milk supply that increased after 4 months? I have had low milk supply and been supplementing with formula via the SNS for the last 3.75months, since my son was 2 weeks old. My...
Forum: C-section Birth   11-05-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,321
Posted By Actiasluna
bayosgirl87, does your milk supply still...

bayosgirl87, does your milk supply still fluctuate then? Yes, I am on domperidone (in Canada) but I feel like my supply is going down. I wonder if I keep him at the breast (he is 16 weeks) 24/7 if...
Forum: C-section Birth   10-10-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Actiasluna
Misses-moo, I know what you are going through. I...

Misses-moo, I know what you are going through. I had a 72hr labour with my son, then an emergency section. A day later the incision opened and they didn't want to close it so as not to trap bacteria...
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