Too old for an occasional bottle at night?

My son has been sleeping 12 hours (no wake ups) since age 4 1/2 months, but every once in a while he would wake up for reasons (teething, sick) and if not able to put himself...


Help! Need to wean and don't know how...

My munchkin is fast approaching 2 and I am ready to wean her. Only thing is the only breast she really has now is the sleepy booby as that is the only way I have ever been able...


Decreased supply

My baby boy is 6 months old and my milk supply is steadily decreasing. I'm always having to supplement after he nurses (with stored/frozen breast milk). The reason is I work as...

Started by Dimesha on 12/19/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 12/20/2008 by Elizabeth



My little girl is almost 5 months old, exclusively breastfed. She has not had any cereals or solids yet, and only gets one bottle a week from which she'll take no more than 3...

Started by Melanie on 05/29/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 05/31/2009 by Melanie



My daughter and i have been battling thrush for 4 months now and i am about to lose my mind! i have been using the nystatin proscribed by her dr, but it doesnt seem to be doing...

Started by Sandi on 04/17/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 04/17/2010 by Sammie


Plugged ducts/mastitis? HELP!

So, I found this little lump under my left areola either wednesday night or thursday morning and it still hasn't gone away. It has become less painful and gets softer when I...

Started by Jennifer on 10/26/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 10/29/2010 by Jennifer


Weight Gain Ideas

Our little Amanda is petite, part genetics and part heart condition. The way Amanda's heart condition is treated in our cardiology department requires her to be 30 lbs for her...


losing weight after a c-section.

before my pregnancy i was about 115-120 lbs & i'm 4'11. at the end of my pregnancy i got up to 165 lbs (my son was 8lbs 13.75 oz). i had to have an emergency c-section. now,...


9 month old refusing to nurse

My 9-month old son is on a nursing strike. This started after a long stretch of trying to stop him from biting while nursing. He was cutting his second tooth, and we tried...

Started by Christina on 03/06/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 03/31/2010 by Jessie


Increasing Milk Supply

My daughter is almost 4 months old & she always seems to be more hungry than what I can give her through BF! I have Mother's Milk pills to help increase milk supply but it's...

Started by Tiffany on 01/08/2011 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 01/09/2011 by Jodi



My son is 13 mo, and I just stopped the night time nursing 1.5 weeks ago. That was the final one, since I had slowly been cutting them out for a few months. However, I now...


Possible Posterior Tongue Tie.....HELP

My lactation had told me that my daughter may have posterior tongue tie.. and suggested that I have the part under the tongue cliped.. she does drink from the bottle just fine...

Started by Michelle on 05/24/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 05/25/2010 by Crystal