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...


whats some tips

just wondering if anyone has any suggestions in how to get baby to take bottle awake she will take it half asleep but not intreseted if awake please help thats all i can give...


Weaning from breast to sippy?!?!

Hi, Just curious if anyone has had a difficult time getting their babies to be interested in sippys? I've been breastfeeding exclusively and my son is now 10 1/2 months old and...

Started by Rachel on 07/17/2009 in August 2008 Babies

Last update on 07/17/2009 by Rachel


Constipation and Whole milk

I have a 11 month old boy who has issues with consipation for 7 months. I have tried everything. Flax seed, flax oil, prunes, pears, peaches, apricots, juice, water. The...


breast feeding and diabetes

I'm a diabetic, but my blood sugars have been really good and I'm not taking anything for my diabeties. Can breast feeding help lower blood sugars?

Started by Christina on 07/22/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 07/26/2009 by Toni


So Proud!!

I just wanted to tell the world how proud I am to be a nursing mother...my children are 19 months apart and I have breastfed them both well actually still breastfeeding. Anyway...



i just found out that my son has trush . i was wondering what i can do for him besides the meds. my nipples are red cracked and sore what can i do about this i have tried lotion...


4 week old constantly crying

I just had my first baby 4 weeks ago. All he wants to do is eat and cry (sometimes by a miracle he will take a nap). If I am not breastfeeding him, while he is awake, he is...

Started by Deidre on 08/05/2009 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 08/05/2009 by Alison


Nutritional value of breastmilk?

Im wondering if anyone can help me out....Ive been told that your breastmilk loses nutritional value after 6months-when you are supposed to put your baby on solids.Is that true?...

Started by Natalie on 08/10/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 08/10/2009 by Natalie


Suggestions for increasing milk supply?

My baby is almost 5 months old, and I'd like to try and continue breastfeeding, but I feel like I'm producing less and less, and she's getting more formula than breastmilk...

Started by Stacy on 08/11/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 08/12/2009 by Brittany