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has anyone heard of this? laying in bed for 24 hours and doing nothing but nursing your baby? thoughts? has it worked for anyone?? considering trying it...<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">:
 

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Sound like the first 2 days of relactation boot camp.
 

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For nursing or supply problems spending a couple of days doing nothing but nursing can be great <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"><br><br>
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i feel moved to try this.My dd has had issues since the get go and so have i! I have been working very hard to get her to bf and she just wont!! So this is the last resort. I just need some encouragment. I feel guilty if i dont at least try. Bfing has been so difficult and the lactation spec had me supplementing from the get go. I am a bit nervous this will be a hard habit to break for her but she is still very young 8 weeks so i want to do it asap. the next few days i want to spend just rebulding my supply. Its there because i have kept pumping at least once a day as well as presenting her with the breast during the day and at night. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/gloomy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Gloomy">:
 

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Absolutely! Great for rebuilding your supply! Make a time of it and do it over the weekend...make your DH bring you your favorite foods, read trashy magazines, catch up on sleep (while nursing of course!)
 

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Definitely try it. But don't try it as a "last resort." Try it as a holiday. Look at it as a welcome relief from the need to do anything at all. Your only obligation is to hang out. To relax.<br><br>
No housecleaning.<br><br>
No showering unless you REALLY want to (sometimes it can feel like a duty!), trust me, baby won't care if you smell like yesterday's soap.<br><br>
No need to do, just need to BE.<br><br>
Set things up so that you've got everything you want right there. Books, TV, whatever. A big pitcher of orange juice or soda with some ice in it. A little nest area just for you and baby.<br><br>
Move the diaper pail over near you, have a supply already there...<br><br>
and just take a vacation. vegitate. sleep all day and all night if you want.<br><br>
Do any relaxing thing you can with your baby, without apology or guilt.<br><br><br><br><br>
Just BE. Relax. Flow with it.<br><br>
But don't supplement. Put the supplement away. Get some mother's milk tea and make that your only "obligation" for the day.
 
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