How frequently can you breastfeed?

How does the breastfeeding mechanism work? Do your breasts fill up then are emptied when you feed or is there a constant flow of milk (i.e. when baby sucks)? Is it possible to...

Started by Nadine on 04/25/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 04/25/2009 by Teresa


Hello there

I just had a new baby girl and I am having trouble breast feeding her. But the problem is that my boobs are engorged with milk and they hurt so much. What can I do to help me...


How do I get my tummy in?

I've had two caesarian sessions and desperately want to get my tummy and shape back,how do I achieve this?


Breastfed baby constipated

Hi I started my son on solids a couple of weeks ago. Recently he has been constipated. I am thinking it might be the banana so will stay off that for a bit. I have read...


period every 2 weeks on mini pill HELLLLP

Hello, I had a baby on 10 Dec and at 3 months i went on mini pill and at 4 months i started having my period every 2 weeks for 3 to 4 days. Before being pregnant i would get it...



I have a question for you breastfeeding, doctor moms... My son is 9 months old and seems to be weaning himself. He has never had formula and I was really trying to make it to 12...

Started by Breann on 05/08/2009 in Doctor Moms

Last update on 11/04/2009 by Dr.shweta


is it reflux?

i have a 6 week old that i am breastfeeding and i was reading on some of the other posts that there are babies that have reflux and are projectile vomiting after eating. with my...

Started by Ashley on 05/13/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 05/13/2009 by Sabrina


Weaning baby to formula

Okay, ladies, I need help. I'm trying to wean my 8 month old daughter from breastmilk to formula. I've tried giving her formula instead of breastmilk, yet she refuses to...

Started by Kari on 05/20/2009 in LDS Moms

Last update on 05/28/2009 by Jacqui



i am mainly pumping becuz i have a 5 and 3 yr old and its faster. well i really only have time to pump every 3 hrs. and now i started the fenagreek and it seems that my milk has...

Started by Shannon on 05/24/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 05/24/2009 by Elizabeth


Period Returning

My daughter just turned 1 earlier this week and I also stopped nursing/pumping as well. Last month on her 11 month birthday is when my period returned for the first time. It...

Started by Alison on 05/28/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 05/28/2009 by Shannon


Almost one year!

I'm new to this group - my name is Kory and my son Jack is a June 08 baby. Its hard to believe how far we've come in one year! I feel like I'm the only person I know that's...

Started by Kory on 06/03/2009 in June 2008 Babies

Last update on 06/08/2009 by User


Allergic Colitis - Any ideas?

Have a 6 week old with allergic colitis. Was wanting to know other mom's experiences of this. Am off dairy, but there still seems to be blood... how damaging is it if one keeps...

Started by Antoinette on 06/07/2009 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 07/23/2009 by Debra


Making your own baby food

My daughter is five months old and I would like to start introducing some foods along with breastfeeding. I was wondering if anyone makes there own baby food and any tips they...

Started by Krista on 06/09/2009 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 06/09/2009 by Tatham


How do I get my baby to drink formula?

In August I will be going back to work. I have been breastfeeding my daughter since she was born, and now that I am trying to supplement she refuses formula. I need her to at...

Started by Aesha on 06/17/2009 in March 2009 Babies

Last update on 06/24/2009 by Karen


how nature intended?

me and my 9 month old son have given up breastfeeding about a week ago, it really was a mutual decision, and although i'm sad that the bf stage is over, i'm happy 'cause i know...

Started by Lezanne on 06/29/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 06/29/2009 by Minnie


Mommy allergy relief

Just wondering if anyone suffered from allergies while nursing and what meds were found to be safe to use? My OB and her PED said use Benedryl. I don't know about anyone else...

Started by Karen on 07/08/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 07/10/2009 by Elizabeth


Going back to work in August...

When I go back to teaching in August, my child will be 3 months old. I was wondering how many of you send them to childcare with breastmilk, or do you just use formula? I'm a...

Started by Shelly on 07/10/2009 in Teacher Moms

Last update on 07/10/2009 by Mary


First Time on the Pill

I'd never been on any type of birth control until after I had my twins. I'm on a birth control that's safe for breastfeeding. All I've done since I've been on this pill is had...