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  #41  
June 23rd, 2011, 03:18 PM
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I will try to breastfeed again although I wasn't very successful last time due to MANY factors!! I got to 7 weeks last time, hopefully I can do at least that again! (hopefully more!)
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June 23rd, 2011, 04:04 PM
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I had a really hard time BF DS. I ended up exclusively pumping for the first 6 months. It was A LOT of work. I'm going to try to BF baby #2.
Ditto. DS wouldn't latch, so I EP'd for almost seven months, then switched to formula. Hopefully BFing this one will be easier. Formula is so expensive!!
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June 23rd, 2011, 06:26 PM
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I hope to breastfeed. Obviously I've never done it before so we'll see how it goes
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June 23rd, 2011, 06:34 PM
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I will bf when we have another one. I nursed my first for 3 weeks, my second for 5.5 months and my third for 7.5 months. I want to make it a year this next time.
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June 23rd, 2011, 10:22 PM
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I plan on breast feeding but with my last two I got sick about 2 months after they were born and both times my milk dried up so praying I don't get sick afterwards and am able to breastfeed for the first year
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June 24th, 2011, 06:31 AM
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Well, both my kids were hoovers, and i BF them for 6 weeks, but couldnt stand the pain. I have Renauds when breast feeding, so even when their latch is correct it still hurts, becaus ethere is no blood flow anymore to my nipple...yikes. So my plan is to do both for the first 6 weeks to get BFing established then pump and bottle after that so the baby can get EBM until one year. I have no qualms though about giving formula if I need to though.....but not only is it supposed to be the best, but I'm cheap...lol
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June 24th, 2011, 09:56 AM
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We will BF again, I BFed DS until he was 16 months old, I am going to try to make it until 2 with this LO.
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June 24th, 2011, 10:10 AM
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I want to do breast-milk, but I may have to rely heavily on pumping. I'm going to have to go back to work pretty quick after the baby is born, but I don't want to do formula really.... So at least if it has to be a bottle, it'll be full of my milk.
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