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December 10th, 2008, 05:43 AM
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I thought it would be good to do a quick survey to see who's here, lurkers too! Whether you drop by regularly or it's your first visit, tell us about yourself!


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Are you currently supplementing?:
Reason for supplementing:
How is supplementing going?:
What formula do you use:

Anything else you'd like to add?:
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December 10th, 2008, 11:07 AM
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Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: New York
Posts: 385
Name: Virginia
DH/SO name: Horace
Children's names/ages: Imani 13yrs, Cheyenne 9 yrs, Hasani 5 yrs, and Toure 4 months
Pets: None

Are you currently supplementing?: Yes
Reason for supplementing: Work full time
How is supplementing going?: OK
What formula do you use: Enfamil Lipil w/ Iron

Anything else you'd like to add?: I'm currenlty supplementing twice a day with formula, trying to cut it down to just once a day. No supplementing on weekends
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January 11th, 2009, 03:50 AM
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Posts: 7,143
Name: Katie
DH/SO name: Matthew
Children's names/ages: Ethan is 5
Madison is 3
Christian is 3 1/2 weeks
Pets: none

Are you currently supplementing?: Yes
Reason for supplementing: didn't have a good supply
How is supplementing going?: good so far
What formula do you use: S26 gold.


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February 16th, 2009, 01:53 AM
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Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Texas, USA
Posts: 1,869
Name: Ashley
DH/SO name: Micah
Children's names/ages: Caleb (5) Cecil (2 months)
Pets: Caleb has 2 pet rats.

Are you currently supplementing?: Yes.
Reason for supplementing: Started because of a low supply and continued because of my lack of pumping skills.
How is supplementing going?: It's what works for us, and I think it's going great.
What formula do you use: Nestle GoodStart Ready-To-Feed (Just the regular, no frills kind. She gets all the good stuff from me anyway.)

Anything else you'd like to add?: I loathe washing bottles!
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March 1st, 2009, 05:56 AM
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Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 2,434
Name: Julie
DH name: Dan
Children's names/ages: Emily 4 days
Pets: cat Tanqueray (7 years) and Amaretto (6 years)

Are you currently supplementing?: Sort of Just adding breastmilk back in
Reason for supplementing: Not enough supply and going back to work
How is supplementing going?: Haven't started yet just pumping to get supply up.
What formula do you use: Enfamil with lipil

Anything else you'd like to add?: I have become an expert bottle washer in 4 days.
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April 17th, 2009, 06:37 AM
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Location: Tucson, AZ
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Name: Mary
DH name: Andrew
Children's names/ages: Jason (2 months)
Pets: Missy (cat) and Precious (rabbit)

Are you currently supplementing?: yes
Reason for supplementing: not enough supply and I suck at pumping
How is supplementing going?:really good
What formula do you use: similac advance early sheild

Anything else you'd like to add?: playtex bottles with bottle liners are amazing.....helps so you dont have to wash bottles all the time but you still have to wash nipples.
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April 24th, 2009, 03:56 PM
SandKmommy's Avatar Seamus and Kieran's Mommy
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: North Idaho
Posts: 30,100
Name: Justine
DH/SO name: Ken
Children's names/ages: Seamus (2.5yrs) and Kieran (16days old)
Pets:

Are you currently supplementing?: Yes not by choice though
Reason for supplementing: She was born at 6lbs 13oz and at 16days old she weighs 5lbs 9oz
How is supplementing going?: Only given her some twice now so not sure yet
What formula do you use: Similac Advance in the pink can the soy one

Anything else you'd like to add?:
I'm hoping we can figure her weight gaining issue out and not have to give her formula any more but I'm not sure how that works if we will be able to stop or not
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June 1st, 2009, 02:50 PM
FaerieT's Avatar Teresa~a Super Mommy
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Royal Kunia
Posts: 664
Name: Teresa
DH/SO name: Emerson
Children's names/ages: Jenna, 6; Ryann 4mos.
Pets: it's a petting zoo here

Are you currently supplementing?: was occasionally, but may need to do it more since frozen supply is very low
Reason for supplementing: back to work FT
How is supplementing going?: all right for what it is right now
What formula do you use: was Kirkland, but may switch back to Enfamil
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July 11th, 2009, 08:54 PM
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Location: Dallas TX
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Name: Kim (Kimmy)
DH/SO name: Clayton
Children's names/ages: Deegan 19 days
Pets: furbaby Snoodle passed in April

Are you currently supplementing?: yes
Reason for supplementing: will be going back to work full time in August
How is supplementing going?: just started so I'm not sure yet (not sure what to expect)
What formula do you use: Sam's Club version of Enfamil Gentlease

Anything else you'd like to add?: I'm glad that I found you ladies!
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October 12th, 2009, 10:23 PM
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Name:Jenni
DH/SO name:Alan
Children's names/ages:Allie-6, A.J.-4, Skye-2, and Shaye-4 months old
Pets:Cat named Mimi

Are you currently supplementing?:Yes
Reason for supplementing:Not supplying enough BM and Doc recommended to, also wanted her to get used to formula just in case I wean her before she is a year old
How is supplementing going?:OK, she still prefers my BM over the formula
What formula do you use:Nestle Goodstart Gentle Plus

Anything else you'd like to add?: nope
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