• Mamba replied to the topic Breastfeeding in the forum Babies Forum 3 years, 8 months ago

    I came to this bulletin to get some help with mastitis. I have never had it before, I have it now, in both breasts I think. I am on day 3 of antibiotics, using warm compresses, baby is nursing more often but I don’t feel like the lumps are going away. They go down a bit after feedings but swell back shortly thereafter. I am still having a lot…[Read more]

  • Mamba replied to the topic in the forum Babies Forum 3 years, 8 months ago

    I came to this bulletin to get some help with mastitis. I have never had it before, I have it now, in both breasts I think. I am on day 3 of antibiotics, using warm compresses, baby is nursing more often but I don’t feel like the lumps are going away. They go down a bit after feedings but swell back shortly thereafter. I am still having a lot…[Read more]

  • Mamba replied to the topic Breastfeeding in the forum Babies Forum 3 years, 8 months ago

    Miley, a good way to gage if your baby is getting enough to drink at the breast is to write down every pee and poo they have and keep track of your feedings. According to Amy Spangler’s Breastfeeding A Parent’s Guide, ‘as long as your baby has at least 8-12 breastfeedings, 6 wet diapers and 3 poops a day, your breastmilk is all that he needs.’…[Read more]