Nipple Shields

Has anyone ever had to use them for latching problems? if so for how long? i had to use them with my DD when she was born. She was off of it on both sides by the time she was 2...

Started by Kendra on 11/19/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/20/2008 by Kendra



I have known for a long time that my breasts don't look 'normal'. They are a 32b, and pointy looking, quite widely spaced with comparatively large areolas. although when my...


Big breasts and breast pumps, HELP!

Having trouble with my baby taking to the breast. He wont settle, appears scared of the size of my boobs. So I have decided to try and pump. Unfortunatly my milk hasnt come in...


Breast Feeding!

I have been breast feeding now for over 2 weeks since having David! What a journey! How has BF going for the rest of you March Moms? It has been a daily learning...

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Started by MaryBeth on 03/25/2010 in March 2010 Babies

Last update on 07/09/2010 by Kayla


Breast-pump blues

I am a new mommy to my 4 week old baby girl :) Does anyone know if the Avent Double breast pump has larger nipple shields available? Or what pump is recommended? I did not do...


Formula or Breast?

PLEASE a clean debate! I have a few requests! If possible a reference would be great! I really want to hear both sides of the argument, so no matter how one sided the...


No longer breast feeding

I tried breastfeeding my little one and he never could conform my nipple to the shape needed for his little mouth. I even used a nipple shield until my nipples bled. I found a...


What is a good breast pump?

I'm trying to increase my breast milk supply by feeding my baby and pumping. Does anyone have any recommendations about a good breast pump? I only have a hand pump and it hurts...

Started by Kimberly on 10/21/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/03/2009 by Amanda


breast pumps...any suggestions?

Hi I need to get a good breast pump...but have no idea what is the best or works good etc. I am thinking about this one....Playtex - Embrace Double Electric Breast Pump, BPA...


10 week old doesn't want to take breast.

my almost ten week old son has now decided that he doesn't like breast feeding anymore. i have to wear a nipple shield because i have flat nipples and he won't latch otherwise,...

Started by Lauren on 12/07/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 12/11/2010 by Schmoopy


breast feeding and family members feeling left out

I have just been reading a locked thread about whether or not breast feeding past 1 year is ok or not. There were so many great comments and opinions on the many pages of posts...

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Started by Kel80 on 05/23/2012 in Hot Topics

Last update on 05/30/2015 by Oksana


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