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  • Forum Thread: Engourgement period

    It has now been three days since I had my daughter (2nd child) and my breasts have received the milk and are engourged. I am not brestfeeding, but I am pumping and giving my breast milk to my daughter. I am pumping every 2-3 hours for 30 minutes (15 on each breast) but only getting about 1/2 an ounce...
  • 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 Thread: Breastfeeding to Bottlefeeding!

    So this is very hard for me, and apparently very hard for other family members. My 4 month old son will NOT NOT NOT take a bottle no matter what I try. I've tried many different bottles and nipples. My sister is the one that watches him now that I am back to work. She says that he gets really hungry...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Engourgement period

    I dont remember the brand we purchased (it was available at target) but it was electric and about $30-$40 if memory serves. I dont know how it compares to the more expensive versions of electric pump, but my wife found it useful for pumping when she needed to. If that wont work, I agree you should look...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Engourgement period

    It really is so much easier to breastfeed your baby than mess with the pumping. It is often recommended not to pump until you have been breastfeeding successfully for more than a month. I nursed my son every 2 hours during the day and he was waking up every 4 hours at night. The engorgement period is...