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September 12th, 2006, 09:47 AM
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Scroll down to #14 for a big list of foods to avoid.

http://www.infantrefluxdisease.com/h...ant_reflux.php
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September 12th, 2006, 11:15 AM
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What a great piece of info Lindsay!
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October 3rd, 2006, 10:34 AM
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I don't know what I would eat if I followed that list. I breastfeed and have already had to eliminate dairy (Liliana has a dairy allergy) plus I am a vegetarian. What does that leave?
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October 3rd, 2006, 12:42 PM
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I'm not a vegetarian, but I can definitely relate. Connor was BF until he was 6 months old and I was dairy-free for half that time due to his milk protein intolerance. For the last 6 weeks or so I was on the elimination diet (recommended by Dr Sears). There were only like 5 things that I could eat - all day every day. I never did figure out what he couldn't tolerate.

Now that he's on solids, I know there are quite a few things on the list that he can eat with no problems. He does fine with broccoli, corn, apple, banana... just to name a few. Every baby is different. The best way to find out what your baby can tolerate would be eliminating the things on the list for a week or two, then slowly reintroduce them into your diet (one at a time). Or, if you typically eat a LOT of any one thing on the list, maybe try just eliminating that for two weeks and see if things get better.

I just wanted to say I know how hard it is. It sounds like you're doing a great job so far!
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August 10th, 2007, 06:21 PM
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I'm a breastfeeding mom too but found that there can be a mix up in figuring out reflex to oversupply..

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Babies that are breast fed can sometimes show symptoms of reflux, but not actually have it, oversupply can cause very similar symptoms

Symptoms of oversupply can include:
fussing at breast
bobbing off and on
arching back
increased spit-up
reluctance to feed
hiccuping
increased gas
green and watery poos

And if oversupply is the problem it can be a lot easier to fix than reflux

if you suspect oversupply may be the problem, you can get support on the breastfeeding board or by speaking to a trained lactation consultant or breastfeeding counsellor (details on the bf FAQ board).

There's more info here:
http://www.storknet.com/cubbies/breast/AS-toomuch.htm
http://www.kellymom.com/bf/supply/fast-letdown.html
http://www.lalecheleague.org/FAQ/oversupply.html

http://www.babywhisperer.com/smf/ind...?topic=63604.0[/b]
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