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Forum: Breastfeeding   06-08-2013, 11:19 PM
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Posted By BfeedingBabies
I'd definitely check out what free advice there...

I'd definitely check out what free advice there is about the place (mind you it may not be any more helpful than your LC, but still worth having a support network like la leche league around you)
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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   06-08-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By BfeedingBabies
I totally agree with Asiago - you can't do 3...

I totally agree with Asiago - you can't do 3 hourly feeds and expect to increase your supply at this point (though you will feel very confused because people will be telling you to get your baby on...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-03-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By BfeedingBabies
IT's probably worth going to a doctor who...

IT's probably worth going to a doctor who specialises in hormones and getting all your levels checked if you're worried.  When you breastfeed, particularly in the early months before menstruation...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-03-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 695
Posted By BfeedingBabies
If it's actually the formula you're worried...

If it's actually the formula you're worried about rather than the breast milk too, just remember - she's started solids so there's things other than breast milk in the mix anyway!! and besides...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-30-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 789
Posted By BfeedingBabies
I was really disappointed when my little guy...

I was really disappointed when my little guy weaned because flying and breastfeeding is so much easier than a fussy toddler refusing the food you have at hand!!  Here are a few of my random flying...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-01-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By BfeedingBabies
Oh love, that must be hard.   Your hormones...

Oh love, that must be hard.
 
Your hormones will definitely be shifting if you've stopped breastfeeding.  The fact that you've also had thyroid problems would suggest to me that you're also having...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-12-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By BfeedingBabies
Hormones are such hard work at times!!...

Hormones are such hard work at times!!  Definitely look into yours, you can do a fair bit with just food changes - making sure you aren't getting low blood sugar makes a huge difference
Also the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-15-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By BfeedingBabies
just in case you haven't come across it, GV was...

just in case you haven't come across it, GV was meaning gentian violet
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-12-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By BfeedingBabies
I agree, pain that lasts when you're not feeding...

I agree, pain that lasts when you're not feeding is often more likely to be thrush, particularly the way you're describing it.
There's heaps of natural remedies as well as ones from your doctor....
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-05-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By BfeedingBabies
Oh, love, that's so tough!   If you look at...

Oh, love, that's so tough!
 
If you look at the statistics it's actually pretty common to have troubles with losing weight, around 20% of breastfeeding mothers do, so you're not alone.
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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-25-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By BfeedingBabies
You're impressive, sounds like a tough...

You're impressive, sounds like a tough breastfeeding start. I'd take a look at some baby led latch information and videos because that's a non threatening way of introducing your breast to your...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-21-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By BfeedingBabies
It sounds more like you are a bit overtired and...

It sounds more like you are a bit overtired and your body isn't coping so well.  A lot of what you've mentioned happens frequently in those early days of breastfeeding because of the overtired part...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-21-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By BfeedingBabies
Babies take a while to figure out how to get to...

Babies take a while to figure out how to get to sleep.  When they're still really young they need you to help them out.  Slowly they get better at doing it by themselves.
 
In terms of...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-21-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,621
Posted By BfeedingBabies
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by JeanetteHannah http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-14-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By BfeedingBabies
Hi, I had a friend and knew another mother who...

Hi, I had a friend and knew another mother who both had inverted nipples (quite severely actually) and both of them went on to breastfeed successfully.
There was a lot of work involved.
 
First...
Forum: Women's Health   02-08-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By BfeedingBabies
Hi MissCee,   I'm going to give you a little...

Hi MissCee,
 
I'm going to give you a little bit of general hormonal information, but you may need to do a little bit more investigation if nothing feels quite right about what I've written.
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