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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-03-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By lsmama
Oh and my baby DD refused the affected breast...

Oh and my baby DD refused the affected breast too to add insult to injury!  I do think the infection changes the taste or something.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-03-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By lsmama
I really hope you're feeling better by now, but...

I really hope you're feeling better by now, but if not - please take the abx!!! I have had mastitis 3 x as well.  I know, for me, that when it turns flu-like, then I need the meds.  I seem to be...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-17-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By lsmama
Thanks, Altair.  Great to know.  I don't mind if...

Thanks, Altair.  Great to know.  I don't mind if my supply drops as she's drinking cow's milk during the day.  I would like to continue nursing for a while  but do not want to pump anymore.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-16-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By lsmama
Hello.  DD turned 1 last weekend.  I've been...

Hello.  DD turned 1 last weekend.  I've been pumping at work for her since I returned to work when she was 6 months.  I am eager to fully wean from the pump but continue to nurse when I'm home. ...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-16-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By lsmama
Hello.  With DD1, mine came back 10 mos pp.  I...

Hello.  With DD1, mine came back 10 mos pp.  I was 34.  I'm 37 now and still no AF 13 months pp with DD2.
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-07-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By lsmama
Oh and one more thing:  my DD began to ate more...

Oh and one more thing:  my DD began to ate more once we gave her food that was actually seasoned (ie hummus, pasta with sauce, homemade soups, homemade beans) etc.  Just a thought...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-07-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By lsmama
Hello.  I can SO relate.  DD will turn 1 year on...

Hello.  I can SO relate.  DD will turn 1 year on Saturday and I will begin the process of "hanging up the horns" at work next week.  I am so happy to have made it this far but am so ready to be done...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-06-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By lsmama
DD will be 1 year on Saturday.  I am thrilled to...

DD will be 1 year on Saturday.  I am thrilled to have made it to my goal of EBFing  for a year while working FT as a high school teacher.  That said, I am VERY ready to be done pumping at work b/c...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-07-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,660
Posted By lsmama
Hello.  I am a high school teacher of an EBF...

Hello.  I am a high school teacher of an EBF baby who is now 10 months.  She was EBF until starting solids at 6 months.  I went back at 11 weeks pp but only for 3 weeks (it was June) and then...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-07-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By lsmama
I am wearing a 32F now and absolutely adore the...

I am wearing a 32F now and absolutely adore the Bravado Bliss.  It doesn't have an underwire, but it has really nice seamless molded cups and such great construction that I don't miss the...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   12-28-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By lsmama
I have had 2 babes now with Melanie Sumersille...

I have had 2 babes now with Melanie Sumersille CNM who delivers at Winthrop (Garden City OB/Gyn).  I adore her and her partner OB, Seth Plancher.  My first was an unmedicated vaginal birth which...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-18-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By lsmama
Hello.  I am currently working/pumping for a 9...

Hello.  I am currently working/pumping for a 9 month old who also eats lots of solids (approx. 3 x/day).  Typically during the day I leave about 10 ozs and she nurses 4 additional times during that...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-17-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 789
Posted By lsmama
So glad things are better for you!  As for...

So glad things are better for you!  As for airport nursing, if this is still relevant, I am a fan of sitting on the floor over by the window or something with my back against a wall for support, use...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-17-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,554
Posted By lsmama
No solution, just commiserating.  My right one...

No solution, just commiserating.  My right one is way bigger.  I also work outside the home and when I pump, I get 3x as much from the right as the left.  I think I will try pumping one extra time...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-17-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By lsmama
Just curious.  I just read in another thread...

Just curious.  I just read in another thread that "the average EBF baby doubles her brithweight by 3-4 months."  DD, now 9 months, was 9 lbs 15 oz at birth.  She has stayed consistently 80th % for...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-09-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 789
Posted By lsmama
It will get better!  It definitely took me a few...

It will get better!  It definitely took me a few weeks, maybe even a month, to get side-lying nursing with my babies.  You will get there, but in the beginning when they are so tiny and just...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-01-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 789
Posted By lsmama
I may get in trouble for saying this on here,...

I may get in trouble for saying this on here, but I think for most women that I know anyway that it does hurt a bit in the beginning for a whole slew of reasons.  For some reason, I think people are...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-30-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By lsmama
So sorry.  No real suggestions.  Just wanted to...

So sorry.  No real suggestions.  Just wanted to chime in with support b/c I am a working/pumping mama to an 8 month old who has slowed down her nursing a bit too ( though by "slow down" I mean...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-30-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 789
Posted By lsmama
I have nursed 2 babes now - 1 for 16 months and...

I have nursed 2 babes now - 1 for 16 months and my current nursling who is 9 months. I had nipple soreness for the first couple of weeks with each.  I found that dipping my nipples in a mug of hot...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-30-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,419
Posted By lsmama
I found this helpful and inspiring:   ...

I found this helpful and inspiring:
 
http://www.breastfeedingresources.net/article.htm
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-16-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By lsmama
Thanks all.  I was actually able to clear the...

Thanks all.  I was actually able to clear the ducts by doing a much better job at massaging and compressing during and after pumping to make sure I'm really emptying.  I watched that Stanford...
Forum: Elimination Communication   11-16-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By lsmama
With older DD, i started at 1  and had great...

With older DD, i started at 1  and had great success.  She graduated at 18 mos though she wore a diaper overnight until around 3.  We just started offering in the am, watching her signs, and...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-12-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By lsmama
Hi all.  DD is 8 months old and I seem to have...

Hi all.  DD is 8 months old and I seem to have my 3rd case of mastitis.  I've been back at work full time for 2 months and continue to EBF though she gets 2 bottles of my milk per day during the...
Forum: Elimination Communication   11-06-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By lsmama
I went to the grocery store this morning and...

I went to the grocery store this morning and left DH home with 4 year old DD and 7 month old DD who we are currently ecing.  DH is a SAHD and did a great job with ODD who "graduated" around 18 mos,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-05-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By lsmama
I know you're not supposed to do this but I used...

I know you're not supposed to do this but I used my PIS sporadically with my DD and then often for about 2 mos when I went back to work when she was 10 mos.  I gave it to my BF and she used it for...
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