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So ever since my baby was born I've been breastfeeding and when I got out of the hospital I pumped when I had the time well I had bought a cheap breast
I am 34 weeks pregnant with my first child and am planning on breast feeding. I was always told that your breasts grow a lot during pregnancy for multiple
My baby is 4 months old and is exclusively breastfed. I feed him on demand. Till now, he hasn't llearnt to latch on well. He is an active boy with 5 to
I am a paid member of all the above organizations. I am disappointed in the lack of private, air condition facilities for nursing moms and their babies.
When my son was born in 2012 I wanted to breast feed but my doctor put me on 600 miligram tylenol plus my blood pressure was high so I had to be on some
Hello my name is Alexis, I started breastfeeding my first born and felt great about myself. Being a first time mother I wanted to make sure that formula
I'm due in early March with our first child. It's very important to us that we at least try to breastfeed. I'm just so nervous that maybe my child just
When my daughter three months we decided to take a trip to Disneyland. I was still getting the hang of breastfeeding, I would switch of nursing directly
I always knew I wanted to breastfeed, but everything about it was unknown. The process, the timing, the baby's needs/issues, etc were all things that
Once i look at my baby boy for the first. time i knew i wanted the best things for him and to start. I knew that by bby breastfeeding i knew i was. Starting.
My son was born early and rushed to a Children's hospital immediately after delivery due to respiratory problems. I remained at the main hospital to recover
My son Gabriel has a great breastfeeding bond with me. Having 2 kids under 2 years old though me and hubby decided to brave a date night and dropped the
I have never even considered formula feeding my child. My mom fed all 6 of my siblings and I and none of us had any crazy illnesses or allergies. It's
Hi! I'm a mother of two boys. I tried to breastfeed them both with very little success. I tried all the lactating cookies, fenugreek, mothers milk, EVERYTHING!
Hello- I returned to week 3 weeks ago when my daughter was 2.5 months old. I was able to let down the first week at work and pump 3x a day for every feeding
I read your recommendations on the 3 best double electic pumps but I just can't decide which one? I used the Ameda double electric with my son almost
Well I have two children and the first on had issues with weight gain no matter how much I fed her so I am worried about weight issues with this one.
In the hospital I was given a Medela nipple shield with no real instructions. I was told by the nurse that my nipples were too flat, and that my baby would
I stopped breastfeeding about 1.5 months ago. My period returned a couple of months after my daughter was born. Historically, my periods have been pretty
I am expecting my first baby on November. I am very nervous but extremely happy & excited. I use to say that I would never breastfeed, due to I would see
Hello!, just a question....my daughter is 6 days old and has been breastfeeding an average of 10 mins each breast. During the day she sleeps fine but at
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I was taking my daughter with me to my 6 week postpartum appointment and had just nursed her on one side so she would sleep in the car. When we got to
From the moment I found out I was pregnant, I knew I wanted to breastfeed. I read and read everything I could about breastfeeding. By the time I went in
Our son, Sylas, arrived almost five weeks early. We had been to all the classes for new parents and were almost finished with a final natural birthing
It all started 4 years ago, with my oldest daughter Payton. We had such an amazing bonding experience for 3.5 lovely months! She and i were the most comfortable
I am a first time mom and am due with my daughter, Mia, in August. I am so excited to meet her, and there are so many things I have to look forward to.
Breastfeeding is something I strong recommend for all new mommies.Never having to wash bottles and nipples or even buy expensive formula! Being able to
When our son was born last year, I was so set on breastfeeding! I had even been told that I had inverted nipples (which isn't true now that I understand
My son was born via c-section. I was a new mom and didn't realize the importance of breast milk. My milk never came in so I went on to formula. My little
I was having trouble producing milk for my 10lb baby boy. An article had inspired me to start a daily regimen of coconut oil. At first I purchased just
I brought home my baby boy on March 21st 2014, he is now the youngest of 3. Madison my oldest daughter she is 7 loves little ozzie so much as well as the
I found out I was pregnant with my son two years ago this month (April) I was very excited because I had wanted to breastfeed so bad. I was excited to
My daughter was born at 34 weeks, I am a first time mom. She stayed in the NICU for 20 days and she finally came home. We were grateful for her good health
My first child is due Nov. 14th. We are incredibly excited (of course!) Before i even became pregnant I was told that breast feeding wouldnt work for me
my first son was 8 months old we were living in California when my husband transferred his job to his hometown in Nebraska. We had a little over 3 weeks
I bet I read every breastfeeding book, watched every video, and joined every breastfeeding group to prepare the day I get to feed my little one. Well,
From the moment I found out I was pregnant I knew I wanted to breast feed. In my heart it was the best choice for my baby. Before trying to conceive I
I am the mother of a 3 year old boy, and a 6 week old baby boy. I had a very bad problem producing enough milk with my first son, and even with the new
I am a mother of 2 right now. I have another baby on the way.I tried breast feeding the first two babies and it only lasted for about three weeks. I was
Hi, My name is Jenny! I am currently 35 weeks pregnant with baby #3. I have two children from a previous relation and three stepkiddos too. So yes, we
hi! I am a 2nd time mom. one boy and one girl. My son was first, who I had when I was 17. I didn't read up on breast feeding so I went into it blind. I
My name is Brianna and had my daughter when I was 18 years old. As soon as I found out I was pregnant I knew I wanted to breastfeed. I gave birth to my
My son was born premature and because I had to have an emergency c section I figured I wouldn't be able to try feeding him right away. With my daughter
Sweet baby Grace was born 4 weeks premature with an omphalocele and enlarged tongue. She was immediately taken away after her birth without me even being
As we all know there are still places that frown upon breastfeeding in plubic. We were in a Walmart store grocery shopping. My son was rooting for his
hello im a new parent of a baby little girl..well at the hospital everything went fine until we officially got home :( i thought i had got it right and
Are there any reasons for the return of colostrum after not having nursed for over a year and having been dry, other than pregnancy? I'm a WIC breastfeeding