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to a mom who had a double mastectomy? Here's her website: <a href="http://www.feedmybaby.com" target="_blank">www.feedmybaby.com</a><br><br>
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Im glad she had her abbay and did give it breastmilk, I had tlaked to her before she had the baby about donating. Ill see if I can.
 

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Originally she was only accepting money to buy expressed breastmilk from a donor milk bank, but now she's asking for donated milk. I hope someone can help her out--I can't imagine being in a situation where I would have no choice but to feed my baby formula.
 

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She is willing to pay for all of the shipping and supplies, all she asks of us is for our boobs <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
I'm willing to help!!!
 

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I would love to, but I don't have a pump <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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I wish I could, but I don't have enough extra from my own baby. I'm pumping just slightly over her intake. There is no room for slack if she goes through a growth spurt.<br><br><br>
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I remember reading Jenn's story many months ago. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> I'll have to see if I could swing pumping once/day for her. I haven't pumped since ds was a month or two old so not sure how much I would get with the pump. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="shrug">
 

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I'd love to help... lol but I'm 36 weeks pg with my first and only producing colostrum (which I would gladly express and donate if anyone needed it!). Maybe after Kairi is here and we've gotten the breastfeeding thing down pat I'll be able to donate!
 

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Oh my gosh I so want to help this woman but I can barely pump enough milk for my own babe when I am gone at work. I am going to try to pump more often and bump my supply and hopefully get some extra milk for her.
 

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How weird! My brother and SIL are named Brandon & Jenn! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/yikes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="EEK!"> I think it's a sign!:LOL I'm emailing her now.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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How awesome. I just emailed her -- hopefully she can use previously frozen milk. She is really amazing.
 

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I contacted Jenn, and she is going to come check this thread out. I just wish I was breastfeeding so I could donate! I haven't had any babies yet though... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Hey!<br><br>
I finally found this thread and I can say that you all so much for being supportive! I was on another site (I'll decline to say which one) and was pretty much ROASTED for posting that I needed milk!!! How nuts is that?!?!?!<br><br>
Grayson officially has 3 bottles of bm left. I am going to my weekly Mom's group tomorrow and will HOPEFULLY be picking up some more milk - but it will most likeky be one or two days worth. I was contacted by one of my previous donor Mom's today and she's going to be sending some my way - hopefully it was shipped today and will get here tomorrow. All I know is I'm in a blind panic trying to find milk for Grayson!!!<br><br>
So - any of you that are willing to donate just shoot me an e-mail to <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a> and I'll sign you up to my yahoogroup that I started called Tadpole's Angels. Make sure you request through the e-mail and not through the group. I have a lot of sketchy sounding e-mail addresses trying to SPAM their way into the group which I don't want!!!<br><br>
Just a brief synopsis of what I need before I can accept your milk:<br><br>
The results of your tests to HIV 1 & 2, Syphilis, Hepatitis B & C and HTLV I & II. If you don't have the HTLV that is ok - but the others are necessary. I also have a donor screening form and health questionnaire that need to be filled out. After that we'll arrange shipment and Grayson can keep drinking liquid gold! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
Thank you again and sweet dreams....<br><br>
Jenn & Grayson<br><br>
PS - for the woman that said she's only pumping colostrum I'm pregnant again and due in December so colostrum pumped now would be good when Little Bug (as I like to call him/her) is born! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Jenn- I'm not sure that I was tested for anything but HIV during pregnancy. Are those other tests standard procedure for pregnancy? Funny, I don't know what all they ran- they just stuck me and blood spurted. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="shrug"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/headscratch.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="headscratch"><br><br>
I don't use any of the OBs I saw during my pregnancy with dd or the first part of my pregnancy with ds, but I'm sure I could probably get records if those tests were run and if they return my calls.
 

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Busy -<br><br>
It is my understanding that those other tests are routine. I was tested for them with Grayson and I'll find out if I'll be tested again with Little Bug. My appointment is at 9:45 am! So that means I should get to sleep! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
G'night!<br><br>
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Catch some <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/sleeping.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="sleeping"> momma! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> I'll have to see if I can pump any milk or not, it's been so long since I broke out the pump!
 

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Oh, I wish I had heard about this a while back. I just tosses about 75 bags of milk because they went rotten. I had a poor latcher who I pumped for and had tooooo much milk. I tried giving it away locally and I should have turned to MDC. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/duh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="duh"> I do have lots more in the freezer but suspect it is bad now too. I will thaw the most recent pumpage- about 4 weeks old and see if it is still good. I know by regualr standards it should be, but I was surprised to find that it was going bad quicker than I expected.
 

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PS - for the woman that said she's only pumping colostrum I'm pregnant again and due in December so colostrum pumped now would be good when Little Bug (as I like to call him/her) is born! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"></div>
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Congrats <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> I'll break out the pump <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 
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