Breastfeeding Moms

This group was created to promote breastfeeding and support families who choose to breastfeed. We do not encourage the use of Formula but understand that some moms need to use formula and that choice is respected.

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I'm new

Hi ladies! I'm new here but not new to babies. I have a 3 yr old and a 3 month old, both girls..and an 8 yr old step-son. I was only able to bf my oldest daughter for about...

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New from Upstate NY

Hi ladies! I'm Heather, Mom to Madison (5.5) and Reese (11 mo.) we live in Plattsburgh NY. Madison exclusively breastfed for 9 months before she self weaned and Reese...

Started by Heather on 11/05/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/05/2008 by Heather

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hi

Hi, my name is Kate and I'm a 26 year old first time mom of a 3 week old beautiful baby girl named Sydney. I am married to a wonderful man who is in the National Guard. I...

Started by Kate on 11/04/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/05/2008 by Heather

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slimy poos

Any advice. Recently Matias has had green slimy diapers. Probably for about 4 days give or take. He seems to be happy, eats well, sleeps good but I am still concerned. Any...

Started by Krista on 11/05/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/05/2008 by Nicole

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Reduced supply after a cold

My 9 month old son and I recently had terrible colds. While trying to get over mine I took some cold medicine and probably did not drink as much as I should have. Since then,...

Started by Heidi on 11/05/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/05/2008 by Nicole

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Brastfeeding but then bottle

Im going for surgery on Jan 30 and they told me that I have to pump cause I will be put out, so then my baby can eat with the bottle but my baby doesn't like any nipples out...

Started by Michelle on 11/05/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/05/2008 by Priscilla

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Sleeping through the night

Okay my son is 8 months old and he does not and has not sleep through the night still. He wakes up ever three hours still to nurse during the night. I was okay with it when he...

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enough milk?

hi,my son is 5 1/2 months old,i have been breasfeeding him.he has always been a frequent eater(verry often)now i find that my milk is drying up.is it possible?even if he eats...

Started by Denise on 11/05/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/05/2008 by Meagan

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Toddler dealing with new baby

My 3-year-old gets very touchy/pokey with his 2-week-old baby brother whenever I am breastfeeding. I have tried using a clam voice to suggest he do something else (no joy), and...

Started by Shelley on 11/05/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/05/2008 by Clare

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Upset Stomach while Nursing

I get nauseated almost every time I breastfeed. I now have a glass of water nearby with every feeding, but was wondering if, one, if getting nauseous is normal, and two, if...

Started by Christin on 11/04/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/05/2008 by Sarah

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Breastfeeding

I've been breastfeeding for about 2 weeks, thats how old my son is. Lately it seems like my milk is coming in less, has anyone experienced this and what did you do?

Started by Stephanie on 11/03/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/04/2008 by Sue

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when it's time to give up.

I have a couple of questions. This is the first time I have breastfeed. WIth my first one it just didn't work. I enjoy the bonding time. But I need to know if it will be...

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Who covers up?

I was just wondering if any of you feel obligated to cover up with a blanket when nursing. I checked my local laws and they say that it is perfectly legal to breastfeed in...

Started by Barbara on 11/03/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/04/2008 by Samantha

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Due in January - question about meds

Just went to MD today for checkup and discussed SSRI (Zoloft) use after baby is born..with 1st i had severe postpartum and it took over 6 months to feel any real connection at...

Started by Alison on 11/04/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/04/2008 by Alison

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Sleeping baby

My son is almost 2 months old. He sleeps all the time. He is only awake for at the most 4 hours sporatically through the day and when he is awake he's grumpy. I feel bad letting...

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Best 'artificial' pacifier for BF babies?

This is my second child - who is 5 months old. My first never took a pacifer - yet she was not the typical oral-fixated infant like my second daughter. Natalie often using my...

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Burping

I don't know if this is a breastfeeding issue, but we're all moms so I thought someone here might have some tips. My daughter is two weeks old, and I am trying to breastfeed...