bleeding after "first" period

I am a first-time mom and had my first period since the birth of my son at the end of Dec. I am still breastfeeding 1-2 times a day and on demand at night. i started bleeding...

Started by Joy on 01/14/2010 in June 2009 Babies

Last update on 01/15/2010 by Angel



I am currently breastfeeding my little girl and I would like her weaned shortly after her first birthday. But I have no idea how to get started. Has any one else started the...

Started by Rian on 01/30/2010 in April 2009 Babies

Last update on 01/30/2010 by Alana



Hello My baby is 6 weeks and a couple days old and I need some motivation to keep breastfeeding everyone else I know besides a couple of people breastfeed and its hurting really...

Started by Katrina on 02/03/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 02/03/2010 by Jacquelyn


I need to know the skinny.....

My husband has severe life threatening food allergies; of them are peanuts, tree nuts, certain seeds, and certain shellfish. None of which I am allergic to. My midwife...


Formula supplementing for a premie

I recently had my daughter weighed at WIC and they are telling me I have to give her formula because she is too small. She is 3 months old and weighs 7lbs. She was born only...


how long

My son is very sick, he has no interest in Nursing in the past twelve hours he has eaten twice, He saw the DR they are not worried about him, but can my breastfeeding recover? i...

Started by Amberlee on 02/20/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 02/20/2010 by Emily


Thrush on the tongue

My 6 month old son seems to have thrush on his tongue. I used to get it on mine too. The Pharmacy is closed right so I cannot get through on the phone and was wondering what...


What can I take when I have a cold and bf?

I feel as though I am getting a cold. My son has had a stuffy nose for the last week and a half. I am breast feeding and I remember the horrors of getting sick while I was...

Started by Ashley on 04/19/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 04/19/2010 by Becky


Fish Oil Supplements while Breast Feeding

I hate fish, so my OB/GYN advised me to take a fish oil supplement during the last trimester of my pregnancy in order to make sure my baby got sufficient Omega-3's that are so...

Started by Heather on 05/25/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 02/27/2011 by Konie


Another Nursing while Pregnant post...

I've not been on CofM's for a few days, and I see several posts about nursing while pregnant. I'm in that boat now! Never imagined I would be! Still happily enjoying nursing...

Started by Lerin on 06/21/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 06/21/2010 by Ashleigh


Breast cancer & feeding

A link that another member posted was really helpful so I thought I'd repost here,hope she doesnt mind! One thing that stood out was that BF for 2years,the WHO recommends...

Started by Courtney on 07/25/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 07/25/2010 by Courtney


Weaning from BF and not drinking milk

I'm trying to wean my son of the breast as I have to go back to work :o( I have stopped the daytime feed but he is not drinking enough milk in a sippy cup or a bottle. He...


ouch! :( that hurts

My 10 month old is pretty bad for biting, lately Ive been pretty sore in the nipples, 3 things have crossed my mind.. 1. biting has tenderized my nipples badly. 2. Thrush (but...

Started by Katelyn on 09/18/2010 in Nursing Mothers

Last update on 09/19/2010 by Aicha