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  • 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: 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: The Hospital Experience

    As a nurse in the neonatal intensive care nursery, I am curious as to everyone's hospital experience when it came to feeding your child. If you wanted to breast feed, did you feel like you were supported and encouraged with your decision? If you wanted to formula feed, did you feel the same? What...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Feeling Judged

    I too, planned to exclusively breastfeed. It seemed like when I was pregnant, many older women criticized my decision to breastfeed (especially my MIL who believed the baby would starve!). I read every book I could get my hands on and got lots of advice from friends and family. After I gave birth...
  • Forum Thread: Feeling Judged

    Hi! I'm new to these boards as well as to mommy-hood altogether. I just had my son a little over 3 weeks ago (he was born February 15th) and though my original plan was to exclusively BF, I ended up deciding to pump and supplement with formula. In the process of doing so, though, I found an incredible...