moalla- i was put on met took it off and on, after being on it for over a year the doc put me on a lower dose, she told me a lot of times people with pcos the met is more effective if you take a lower dose rather than a higher dose. so i started taking 1000mg a day instead of 1500mg. and started taking it req, my per were pretty normal from sept09…[Read more]
Dulcianasmom- babies go threw a period of being fussy at the brest in the evening its pretty normal, usually after a few weeks it stops. mine around 3 mnts every night between 6-10 pm would cry cry cry, nurse , pull off cry, nurse pull off cry over and over this went on for hours. i found what helped us was nursing in motion, like walking around…[Read more]
TonynOllysMommy- Have you eatten anything different? I dont think it is an issue with supply or anything, sounds like maybe hes having some tummy troubles, maybe talk to your doc about it. If there was no gas or anything, and its just the unlatching crying and relatching, thats pretty normal behavior , esp in the evening for some babies. I believe…[Read more]
ya iv had my husband try feed bottle to her that doesnt wrk either. dont know what happened she was going back in forth so well. she never would drink from the drop in bottles. i bought a nuk bottle 2 day gonna try that she has nuk pacficer she likes once in a while so maybe she will like the bottle
rachelz-have you tried nipple butter? and put it on before and after nursing, air dry for a few min if you can, if it becomes unbearable you can try nipple shields til u heal a little. my baby is 7weeks and right on cue every night between 8-11 she cries fusses cries while nursing. shes getting plenty is changed burped. i lay her on the floor on…[Read more]
I started pumping again the other day, my baby is 6 weeks, i did it for a few days to help bring in my milk when she was first born then i stopped cause it was getting to be to much with everything. I wanted to start building up a freezer supply for when i have to stop nursing so she can get bm still along with formula . the first time i did it, i…[Read more]
ticker2- why do u think ur supply is going down? if its because your breast dont feel full thats normal, your body regulates to what your baby needs,and you make milk as baby nurses. if baby has 4-6 wet diapers a day ur good and is gaining. but if you want to increase ur supply, you can take a nursing support supplement they have them @whole…[Read more]
so i have a question, My baby is 4 months, I havent had a period yet, last 2 days iv gotten what feels like period cramps, and i have had just a little bit of blood, very light amount today maybe 2x, with some heavier discharge. Is this my period trying to start maybe?? when did you first get a period, or did you get one at all while…[Read more]
and if anyone is interested there is a facebook group, for breastfeeding support. lots of new moms, moms that have bf for a longtime, moms that supplement as well as breastfeed, moms that exclusively pump as well. just message me and ill give u the link. and its a closed group so only members of the group can see what you write.
msbree- every baby is different. there is no set amount of time a baby should nurse for. if he nurses for 10 min is happy then hes fine. he will show you if hes not getting enough, will cry, root around ect. and hes having enough wet and poopy diapers then your good. its hard at first to know if your baby is getting enough because you cant see it…[Read more]
started my Fenugreek 2day, just wanting to up my supply so i can pump and freeze more hopfully that will work. got it at health food store 14 dollars for 250 pills not sure if thats a good price or not? iv seen it online for 3 or 4 dollars a bottle but i think that was for 100 pills..i just didnt want to wait for it ! i was reading about all the…[Read more]
caybaby-maybe your let down is to much? esp in the mornings found i was spraying my lo ddnt realize thats why she kept screaming and pulling off, i pumped or hand expressed some that helped and leaning back. also what wrks 4 us when let don isnt an issue is nursing in motion she likes to look at everything so i walk around and nurse her i think…[Read more]
so iv been taking the fenugreek for 2 days now iv only been taking 2 pills a day, they are 620 a pill , and i noticed my armpits smell like maple syrup this morning haha, and i have noticed a little bit of an increase when i pump, im getting 3oz after a reg feeding wheres before i was getting 1-2oz, so i think tomorrow ill increase it to 4pills.
Beegee- here s a calculator how much a baby eats you put in age weight ects so you can get an idea of how much expressed milk you would need to leave. even though a typical baby around alexis age would prob have about 8-10oz she would only ever take 5oz out of a sippy cup never took bottles. you could freeze it in smaller bags too that way if she…[Read more]
mum2b2jj – I felt the same way when I found out I had pcos. we were actually trying, and I didnt have a per so i thought i was pregnant, but tests were neg went to the doc found out pcos! great. I took metformin 1000mg, it was about a yr, and I got pregnant! I am now 26 and half weeks, and having a lil girl. For me all i needed was the metformin.…[Read more]
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