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Not enjoying breastfeeding

I am really wanting to give my baby only breastmilk, but I really hate breastfeeding. It's such a struggle for me to let her latch, and I've been using a shield every time. We...

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Constant Breastfeeding?

I read through the frequently asked question and got a couple of answers I was looking for. However, I didn't find an answer to one of my questions. After some difficulty...

Started by Christina on 08/08/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 08/14/2010 by April

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does breastfeeding really hurt?

I'm an expecting mom and I plan on breastfeeding. I have heard horror stories about how it really hurts. Is this true? If so, does the pain ever go away?

Started by Heather on 07/28/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 06/06/2011 by Angela

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over night visitation for newborns/nursing baby

does anyone know the over night visitation laws (more specific in iowa) for a newborn? i plan to breastfeed and really have no desire to let my baby go stay with the father over...

Started by ROBIN NOELLE on 06/05/2012 in Single Moms

Last update on 06/07/2017 by Randi

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101 reasons to breatsfeed your child

Sorry I tried copy and paste but it kept saying I was trying to post as a business and wouldn't let me. I know most of us know all this anyway but for newbies and some people...

Started by Anneke on 03/21/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 03/22/2010 by Kathy

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is this feeling normal????

I am a first time mum and am loving spending all the time i can with my beautiful baby boy. But sometimes, and espeically at night or when im tired he has trouble breast feeding...

Started by Jessica on 06/07/2010 in April 2010 Babies!

Last update on 08/06/2010 by Gemma

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Breast to bottle

I had my first baby alittle bit ago, and before that i had absolutley no experiance with babies. I mainly go off of book and other mothers. Bailey ann is now four months and a...

Started by Shannon on 03/19/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 03/21/2010 by Mandy

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Had to stop breastfeeding..

When my daughter was born almost 4 months ago she had a hard time gaining weight on breast milk alone so we had to supplement with formula. Then when she started slowly gaining...

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Low Breastfeeding Rates

Based off the previous post: YIKES! by Tara Wilson March 22, 11:21 pm Why do you think so many women in the Unites States don't start or give up on breastfeeding? I know one...

Started by Hannah on 03/25/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 06/13/2012 by Kel80

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Breastfeeding Advice

Hi All, Well the reason i am posting is all in the title of the post. I would really like to try & breastfeed my son. Now my age being 21 i do not many people that have...

Started by Kara-Marie on 09/30/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 10/14/2010 by Shelby

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"Why breastfeeding is overrated"

This article is rather long so I only pasted the first couple paragraphs. Have at it, ladies! "Joan B. Wolf is an assistant professor of women’s studies at Texas A&M...

Started by Kate CP on 02/03/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 01/05/2015 by Stephanie

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Breast. Bottle or both, What did you do and why?

First off I want a nice clean civil debate. No one is a 'bad mom' for putting their kids on formula. Some people just don't have a choice. I myself was adopted at 3 days old and...

Started by ♥♪Megan♫♥ on 01/17/2011 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 01/21/2011 by Jennifer