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Forum: Breastfeeding   06-23-2005, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By T a r a
could your baby be experiencing reflux? Try...

could your baby be experiencing reflux? Try talking with a LC and see if she can help out. Hang in there- it's so worth it down the road if you can make it over the bumps.
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-08-2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By T a r a
thanks- I'll look forward to hearing from you. I...

thanks- I'll look forward to hearing from you. I bought some fenugreek today at GNC and will try that since it's cheaper & easier to obtain locally.
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-08-2005, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By T a r a
Anyone taking this? How much do you take? Does...

Anyone taking this? How much do you take? Does it work to increase supply? How does it compare to fenugreek or domperidone? TIA!
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-08-2005, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By T a r a
Been there, done that. I feel for you, and know...

Been there, done that. I feel for you, and know how rough it is. I have supply issues as well. DS was born at 8-1, went down to 7-11, and never regained in the first couple of weeks. I had a rough...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-07-2005, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 353
Posted By T a r a
I dealt with this exact same issue. I ended up...

I dealt with this exact same issue. I ended up supplementing iwth formula, but one year later, I am still nursing some. It was so hard seeing my baby fight at the breast, nurse for an hour popping...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-06-2005, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By T a r a
No period here yet (baby just turned one), and...

No period here yet (baby just turned one), and just finished up the last of my dom. My OB prescribed it. It actually is "legal" to posess a small amount (ie 3 month supply) of an unapproved drug...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-03-2005, 04:12 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,250
Posted By T a r a
I think you do have thrush. You'll need to treat...

I think you do have thrush. You'll need to treat both yourself and baby. Keep nursing though, and make sure to sterilize all your pump parts (Medela microwave bags work great!)

For increasing...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-03-2005, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By T a r a
Just wondering if anyone had AF visit while...

Just wondering if anyone had AF visit while taking domperidone or fenugreek. It's been over a year, I've always had a low supply, I've used domperidone a couple of times, and yet I haven't seen the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-03-2005, 03:29 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,250
Posted By T a r a
Keep trying!...

Keep trying! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I had to start supplementing due to low supply and weight loss. It's over a year later, I'm still nursing some, and we...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-31-2005, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By T a r a
I've heard sage works, as well as Sudafed. Sorry...

I've heard sage works, as well as Sudafed. Sorry to hear about your loss. I hope you're doing OK http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

(((hugs)))
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-29-2005, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By T a r a
I ran into the same thing: DS was born on...

I ran into the same thing: DS was born on SAturday, no LC's around until MOnday when I was discharged, every nurse and doctor I saw told me somehting different about nursing and how to do it. I was...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-28-2005, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By T a r a
every baby is different. My nephew is...

every baby is different. My nephew is exclusively breast fed, 2 months old, and a chunk at 16 lbs! My niece (different family) is 9 months old, has been exclusively FF, and doesn't even weigh 15...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-24-2005, 12:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By T a r a
Please try not to feel guilty. I can relate so...

Please try not to feel guilty. I can relate so much to what you're feeling. I feel cheated and feel like I have not been the best mother as I've had to supplement since the very beginning so DS...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-23-2005, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By T a r a
I can only pump around 2oz total. How much do...

I can only pump around 2oz total. How much do you think DS gets when he nurses? Any thoughts?
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-23-2005, 03:16 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 39,131
Posted By T a r a
ejones, I feel your pain. the most I have...

ejones,

I feel your pain. the most I have ever pumped is 2-3 oz at once, and I still feel like a failure as I was not able to EBF my child. I'm hoping next time will go better. I'm trying to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-20-2005, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,034
Posted By T a r a
DS wasn't diagnosed FTT, but he didn't regain...

DS wasn't diagnosed FTT, but he didn't regain his birthweight so we had to supplement with formula. He also had reflux. When this was addressed things got MUCH better. Just a thought! Wishing you...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-15-2005, 12:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,163
Posted By T a r a
Here's my opinion, and I am a registered...

Here's my opinion, and I am a registered pharmacist: No, you should not breastfeed while on this combo of meds. A few SSRI's are safe (Zoloft, Prozac), but I would urge caution with Paxil. The...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-13-2005, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By T a r a
SIL tried to donate her milk & the hospital...

SIL tried to donate her milk & the hospital wouldn't take it b/c she had a blood tranfusion in the hospital. She couldn't have had that or donated blood within the past year in order to donate.
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-12-2005, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By T a r a
On one side, I have to use a lot of manual...

On one side, I have to use a lot of manual compression in order to pump anything out. The other side is just fine without. Is this harmful to my breast? Does anyone else have to do this too?
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-05-2005, 04:55 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,195
Posted By T a r a
I am FF & BF due to low supply. I would love to...

I am FF & BF due to low supply. I would love to have additional coupons to help ease the cost. Of course now baby is close to one year so the need isn't there.

As PP mentioned, the companies do...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-01-2005, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By T a r a
I had virtually no change during either...

I had virtually no change during either pregnancy (slightly more with the first than second). Small 34B before, during & after, even though I do have some stretch marks. With DD I went straight to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-01-2005, 03:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,218
Posted By T a r a
I'd just like to comment that I've had supply...

I'd just like to comment that I've had supply problems and have had to supplement from the first week of my son's life. I still can only produce small amounts of milk at a time (pump ~2 oz total is...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-28-2005, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By T a r a
do sodas (non caffeinated) adversely affect...

do sodas (non caffeinated) adversely affect supply? I drink 1-2 diet sodas a day. somehow it jsut tastes better than water http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-28-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By T a r a
That seems like a lot of pumping- but if you...

That seems like a lot of pumping- but if you slow down and supplement during the day, you'll more than likely affect your supply. Sorry I don't have any great words of wisdom, but do know I've been...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-28-2005, 07:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,209
Posted By T a r a
30, DS is 11 months, no AF yet, and I only make...

30, DS is 11 months, no AF yet, and I only make ~10-12 oz milk/day. Go figure??????????????
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