Joetta - posted on 01/30/2010 ( 10 moms have responded )
I really need some help and/or advice. My baby girl was born on her due date and everthing went smoothly, but that day i developed a rash on my back. Turned out that I had Shingles and now on medication. The dr and lactation consultant said it was okay to keep breastfeeding while takin this medication, but I noticed that she was spittin up more than usual and it looked like she was nausous (one of the sympthoms). So we decided to give her formula for a week or so while I pump and dump. I am plannin on alternating though. breastmilk for night and formula for day. Today she had her first taste of formula but she didnt take it so well. I feel so guilty that I cannot breastfeed her entirely. Whats ur opinion on my situation. am i doing the right thing? and is there any tips on how to get her to take the formula better.