Results for breast feeding tips help suggestions
  • Forum Reply: Re: The Hospital Experience

    I feel like i had a pretty good experience all things considered. A lot of complications leading up to my c-section delivery, and due to the c-section and magnesium sulfate it definitely made for an ever harder start to nursing. But i found many of the nurses extremely helpful. I ask a lot of questions...
  • Forum Thread: Problem with breast feeding.

    I have been breast feeding my son since he was born in Sept. He is going to be 6 weeks on Monday. For the last week I have had a problem with nursing him. He will latch on sometimes and there are no problems. But sometimes he will latch on for 5 or 10 mins and nurse and then pull off and start screaming...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Apprehensive about Breastfeeding.

    Hi! Breastfeeding is definitely a personal choice to make and you should not kick yourself either way if you choose not to do it. I am currently 15 weeks pregnant with my third child and have breastfed both and plan to breastfeed this one as well. I think the biggest issue with breastfeeding is...
  • Forum Thread: Length of time to breastfeed?

    I am going to be returning to work soon. I am currently pumping breastmilk at home and initially decided to stop before I go back to work. I feel a little guilty about not providing my son with something so special. I have pumped for almost 3 months. Should I be happy that I was able to at least provide...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Some advice please...

    I'm so sorry you have to make this choice. Mommies carry such a burden. I agree that you don't have to stop completely and honestly the weaning process would be better for both of you if you didn't. You'll ache a little during the day but nurse as soon as you go home and all throughout...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Breastfeeding Obstacles & Scheduling Wonders

    There is certainly no reason to schedule your baby's feeds. Babies, like us, eat when they're hungry. You seem to be doing a fantastic job following your baby's cues. Your baby may be going through a growth spurt and her fussiness may be due to hunger which would also explain the short naps...
  • Forum Thread: Newborn Twins, Supplementing, help

    I just recently gave birth to identical twin girls on October 31. We started breastfeeding in the hospital and everything was going good. They did have to be supplemented the first night, because I had some issues after delivery and they had to eat. But then was straight breastfeeding. Then on our first...
  • Forum Thread: Breast Pumps...

    Does anyone have any recommendation on a breast pump. I am borrowing the Medela Pump in Style from a friend and it is working out well. I am thinking of maybe buying a pump of my own. I will be going back to work in a couple weeks and will be pumping in my car. My neighbor recommended to get a Ameda...
  • Forum Thread: Breast pump problems

    I have started back to work and my 7 month old is still nursing. I have an electric pump but I have more luck using my hand pump. I also have a 3 year old and I need to pump as much as possible for my son but I also need to do it as quickly as possible. Anyone have any ideas on how to get my electric...
  • Forum Thread: Help me!! I hurt and am at a loss!!

    I just delivered my 2nd son Sat Sept 14, 2013, and we're having some problems.. my little boy is killing me, my nipples hurt so badly, and I'm being treated as a pacifier, he eat 10 ml and falls a sleep, I lay him down, he wakes up as soon as I do wanting more food, how do I get him to drink...
  • Forum Thread: New mommy with breastfeeding concerns. Maybe I'm just paranoid?...

    I just had my first child, a little girl, on September 25th and have been breastfeeding exclusively since an hour after her birth. I am worried that she may not be eating enough despite the fact that she wets about 6 diapers a day, has about 2-3 bowel movements and all of the other signs of proper nutrition...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Breast feeding to formula and guilt!

    Im a new mom my little boy, Cody, born July 17, 2012, and i have had the same problem we started out only breastfeeding it was a tough start, he wasnt latching on very well. He was born via c-section so we stayed in the hospital for a week for me to heal. By the time we left the hposital my milk still...