Posts Tagged ‘donor breast milk’

Mini and Her Milk

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 by by

baby girl playing with toys

Mini is doing so much better with 2 weeks on only Breast Milk.  Her moods were much better since her tummy was happy. She does not seem as uncomfortable either and has gotten lots of cute baby chub. Plus her skin was much less dry and flaky.

baby sitting on a boppy pillow

Then I suddenly ran out and (more…)

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My Modern Wet Nurse

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 by by

As you know, I am slightly obsessed with Breast Feeding since I had such a hard time with Baby Bear and didn’t get enough milk.

I prayed that I would not have the same issue with Mini, so we monitored it very closely with weight checks every few days in the first few weeks. The verdict was in that I have Insufficient Glandular Tissue sometimes called IBT also.  You can read about it here.  I can produce some milk, but not enough for Mini to thrive on so I have to supplement.  Mini has horrible gas and bloating plus always sounded congested so I tried several types of formula on her and nothing really helped.

What if I could just give her breast milk though?

So I am not into actually having someone physically nurse my baby (besides me) I just needed some milk.

bag of breast milk and bottle
Mini’s Donor Milk

I looked into ‘eats on feets‘ with Baby Bear {a group of women that have milk needs or donations for no charge}  but was not brave enough to try it. I took a leap of faith (more…)