Mirena IUD and Breastfeeding?

I was recently prescribed the Mirena IUD and I am bf. Does anyone else have this? I am worried about the hormones. The dr. says the amount of hormones is very small.

Started by Emily on 05/03/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 05/03/2010 by Jennifer


New member

HI all you mommies, I'm Sarah my youngest baby River was born on Dec 30 2008. I work part time teaching sewing classes. Love to make his cloth diapers and baby food. Still...


weaning off nursing

I am done nursing for a variety of reasons, but my question is how long are my breasts going to be full and uncomfortable? I am doing what I can as far as ice, ibuprofen, and a...


is it safe...

Is it safe to drink Grape Seed Extract (GSE) while breast feeding? I have a cold and would like to use it to help fight off the cold but I don't want to cause issues with my 6...

Started by Jessica on 08/29/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 08/30/2010 by Lacey


Toddler weaning

What age did your toddler decide to wean from breastfeeding? What age did your toddler decide to wean from sharing a bed with you? Or did you decide the weaning ages for your...

Started by Merry on 01/21/2011 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 01/21/2011 by Rachael


Help! I feel like a human pacifier.

I am having trouble with my 19 month old wanting to use me as a pacifier. When he is mad, hurt or sleepy thoughout the night he wants to BF. At times it might be for a few...



My baby gets hiccups frequently after feedings. We burp her (with her on our shoulders, over lap, and sometimes with her sitting up--we rotate). My mother in law suggested...


my baby poops once every 3 days

The doctor said it's fine for my baby to poop once every three days, but i think it's too long and turning into a pattern, any ideas what shall i do??

Started by Marian on 12/24/2014 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 01/05/2015 by Marian


Joint Dislocation

Has anyone dislocated any of your joints while pregnant? I'm 34 weeks with my second son and this pregnancy has had all kinds of strange things go on. I swung my arm on Saturday...

Started by Jaclyn on 02/15/2010 in March 2010 Babies

Last update on 02/16/2010 by Jaclyn


Planning on Breastfeeding

I am expecting my second baby in September and I want to breastfeed. I only breastfeed my son for 6 weeks. On top of being unprepared and having not much knowledge about it I...

Started by Shenea on 07/24/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 07/25/2010 by Leslie


How can I break my baby from nursing to sleep?

My exclusively breast fed 4 month old baby girl has become dependent on nursing to fall asleep. She has never accepted a pacifier of any of the 4 kinds I've tried. I try to lay...

Started by Ooashx3oo on 07/13/2011 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 07/14/2011 by Ooashx3oo