Breastfeeding Moms

This group was created to promote breastfeeding and support families who choose to breastfeed. We do not encourage the use of Formula but understand that some moms need to use formula and that choice is respected.


Introducting myself

Hi! I am a 42 yr old SAHM to 2 children...My oldest is 7 and in 2nd grade and my youngest is almost 14 months and we live in WA. I am still BF'ing and plan on it until it...


Nipple and milk supply question...

Hello everyone! I have a 5 week old girl who I am trying so hard to nurse however I have run into a few problems. I have a flat nipple on my right breast. It took her a while...


Hormones in breastmilk...

My daughter has been breastfeeding since birth and is almost 2 now. She started having seizures at 5 months old. I have been tracking them and she seems to have more seizures...


Bottle and nursing

Hello all, I am new here, this is my first post. My boy is 3 mo old. When he was a few weeks old I got a REALLY bad mastitis (sp?) and wasn't able to nurse him. So I pumped...

Started by Yelena on 10/28/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/02/2008 by Carrie


Which feeding to give up first?

I've been nursing my son for 6 months now and plan on weaning him. I'm still going to nurse him morning and night but want to stop the feedings throughout the day. Which...



My 4 month old daughter has started to get distracted and pulls away from the breast. Sometimes she just does it for no apparent reason. It drives me crazy! Any thoughts on how...

Started by Andrea on 10/27/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/02/2008 by Melanie


side preference and size issues

I'm nursing my third child who is almost nine months old. He has always preferred the left side (as did his brother and sister), but with a couple of different tricks I've been...


Milk Supply

My son is almost nine months old and I am still feeding him about 4-5 times a day. I think that my milk supply is decreases. My pediatrican recommended drinking water...

Started by Alicia on 10/30/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 10/30/2008 by Jessie


Breastfeading my 2 yr old

HI My son just turned two and he is still nursing. He nurses 2-3 times a day. I dont know how to wean him. He only drinks water from a sippy cup and refuses milk.He is a good...

Started by JENNIFER on 10/29/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 10/30/2008 by User


hello everyone!

hi everyone just joined and think this is a fab group! im dawn, i have 3 children harry 5, conr 2, and abigail 8 months, i have breast fed all of my children(and still am with...


Frequency of nursing

My daughter is 2 months old... She, for the most of her life, has wanted to nurse anywhere from 15 minutes to 1 hour and a half at each feeding. Then most times she only goes...


Pumping is not as Effective

I go back to work in less than a week and I am getting a bit anxious. I teach and my school has a Child Development Center exclusively for employees so I will be able feed him...

Started by Dita on 10/28/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 10/29/2008 by Meredith


Boob preference

My 11 month old son has a boob preference. Actually, he sometimes refuses to eat from the left side. He's at the point right now where I nurse him just on one side and then...



My daughter is 15 months old and STILL does not sleep through the night. In fact, she is typically up every 3-4 hours. She eats a ton during the day and nurses at least 4...


Nursing & Sleeping

I have a 17 month old son. He nurses only at night. But in the past month I've gotten him down from all night in bed with me, nursing about 6-9 times a night to in his own bed...

Started by Millisa on 10/26/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 10/27/2008 by Sara