manual or electric breast pump?

I've heard pumping milk after each feed encourages more milk production. Which is better a manual or electric pump? And what brand should i be looking at?


Measuring a week behind at an ultrasound...

At my 18week ultrasound, my twins were measuring a week behind. Is this normal? My doctor said it was fine, but I am wondering if this means they will be underweight when theyre...

Started by Katie on 05/17/2009 in Twins

Last update on 12/29/2010 by Ianina


Sleeping issues

My 20 month old boy will not sleep through the night. I can get him down no problem, but by 12:00am he wakes up crying. I can usually get him back down with replacing his...

Started by Jody on 02/09/2009 in May 2007 Babies

Last update on 03/03/2009 by Hillary



My son has trouble chewing his food and trying new food!! Any advice?


Should I be concerned?

I took my 18-month old son to his WIC appt, this last Thursday and they told me he had only gained half a pound since his last time being seen there back in November. They said...

Started by Jessica on 05/24/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 05/24/2010 by Kayla


teething aids?

What are some things people have used for teething? My daughter is really struggling when new teeth come in, her first one she struggled for weeks. The 2nd one just came through...

Started by Melissa on 05/12/2011 in August 2010 Babies

Last update on 06/18/2011 by Ocearose


A few issues on my part......

I'm not sure what is going on with me! When I was pregnant w/my now 6 month old son I was working a physical job and cooking and cleaning at home. I also have an almost 5yo...

Started by Sarh on 12/15/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 12/16/2010 by Sarh


Flying with your toddler?

At the end of June we will be flying from TX to PA and it is a 2 1/2 hour flight to Chicago, then we have to change plans (2 hour wait but I was told with pottying and feeding...


Help Transitioning into solids

Hey everybody. I need some advise. My baby was a 24 weeker and he will be 2 in February. He is still on the Gerber 1st and 2nd foods because if anything hard goes in his mouth...

Started by Lacee Snyder on 11/24/2008 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 12/01/2008 by Darlene


Nobody gets it...

My daughter , 2 1/2, has been dealing for food allergies since she was a baby. She's outgrown some but deals severely with some others. None of my friends have kids with...


flying with an almost 1 year old.... any tips?

does anyone out there have tips for flying with an almost 1 year old? we're flying for the first time to texas from florida to visit family and i have alot of anxiety about...

Started by Sandi on 08/21/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 08/26/2010 by Chantel


You are not a bad mommy!!!

Lately I have seen a lot of threads and comments about how horrible mommy's are if they... don't breastfeed don't feed their baby homemade baby food give their child juice... It...

Started by Jennifer on 02/04/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 02/04/2010 by Melissa